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The Baikie Library at Tankerness House Museum, Kirkwall, Orkney

Library Review

ISSN: 0024-2535

Article publication date: 1 January 1991

Abstract

The establishment of a library by Robert Baikie in late 18th‐century Kirkwall is examined and the library′s subsequent history and current preservation outlined. The contents of the library are assessed in their contemporary cultural and social background.

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Citation

Armstrong, K.A. (1991), "The Baikie Library at Tankerness House Museum, Kirkwall, Orkney", Library Review, Vol. 40 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242539110143230

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MCB UP Ltd

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