Advocates Library

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1689
The Advocates Library was founded in Edinburgh as a working library for the legal profession.
31 October 1910
Frances Olive Underhill , a graduate of Royal Holloway College , was appointed by E. W. B. Nicholson Assistant Librarian at the Bodleian : the first woman so appointed in England, after considerable infighting and...
7 August 1925
An Act of Parliament established the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh.
30 October 1925
Librarian William Kirk Dickson issued to the Rev. Donald J. Ross the first reader's ticket for the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh.