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The School of Scottish Studies Photographic Archive

TitleThe School of Scottish Studies Photographic Archive
DescriptionThe School of Scottish Studies Photographic Archive came into being when the School was established in 1951. The material is ethnographic and includes the School’s own fieldwork along with a number of donated collections. Subject areas include domestic buildings, household economy, agriculture, fishing, food production, transport and communications, crafts, Travellers, seasonal and lifecycle customs, music and dance. All parts of Scotland are represented, particularly rural areas, and the Archive continues to grow. Among notable collections are the black and white photographs focusing on the Hebrides taken from the 1930s onwards by Werner Kissling (1895-1988) and Robert Atkinson (1915-1995). Formats range from glass negatives to the born digital.
CustodianSchool of Scottish Studies
OriginEurope; Scotland; United Kingdom
Identifierunivedcld043
Parent Collection The School of Scottish Studies Archives