Leisure, recreation and self-improvement in a Scottish mining community from the archives of Wanlockhead Miners' Library

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    This article examines the growth and development of the Wanlockhead Miners’ Library from its foundation in 1756 through to the present. It traces the everyday function of the library society, from the ways in which books were bought and lent, to the role of the society in village life.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)190-123
    Number of pages34
    JournalScottish Archives
    Volume16
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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    • history
    • recreation

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    In: Scottish Archives, Vol. 16, 2010, p. 190-123.

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