Donors to current fundraising projects and priorities

The staff and Board of the National Library of Scotland would like to thank all the individuals and organisations whose generous support underpins everything we do.

Our supporters allow the Library to continue to inspire learners all over the world, to conserve our collections for the future and to acquire new items for our collections.

In essence, our donors allow you to view, to research and to learn from our remarkable collections, giving us all a greater understanding of Scotland's national culture.

In addition to the donors listed below, we would like to acknowledge the significant support from the Scottish Government.

 

Muriel Spark Campaign

Thank you to the following generous supporters who have donated to the National Library of Scotland's Muriel Spark Campaign. If you would like to know more or to make a donation, please visit our campaign page.

  • American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland (APNLGS)
  • Binks Trust
  • The Cordis Trust
  • Elizabeth Soutar Charitable Trust
  • The Tayfield Foundation
  • The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
  • The W S Wilson Charitable Trust
  • Mary Baxter OBE
  • Linda Bell
  • James Boyle and Marie Boyle
  • Gaenor Burchett-Vass
  • Gwen Chessell
  • Sir Sandy M Crombie and Lady Crombie
  • Niall Garvie
  • Florian Hecht
  • Peter Hoffmann
  • Peter Kennerley and the Hon Mrs Kennerley
  • Norman Lessels CBE and Christine Lessels
  • Andrew Lewcock
  • Dr Gail Low
  • Lady Lucinda Mackay
  • Professor Alexander McCall Smith CBE and Dr Elizabeth McCall Smith
  • Nathan McConway
  • Kirsty McHugh
  • Alexandra Miller
  • Ronald Mitchell
  • Harry and Nicola Morgan
  • Dennis North
  • Charles E P Plowden and Ruth Plowden
  • Helen Pope
  • Dr James Robertson
  • Dr Shawna Ross
  • Dr John Scally
  • Jodi Shields
  • Dennis Smith
  • Kenneth Speirs
  • Brian Stewart
  • Olga Szczesnowicz
  • Julie Taylor
  • Linda Watson
  • Nigel Watt
  • Ann Watt
  • Sarah J M Whitley and Graham Whyte
  • Anonymous donors.

 

General funds

Thank you to the following donors who have contributed to our funds that have allowed us to collect, preserve and share the written and printed history of Scotland:

  • The Springford Trust
  • Adrian A Conneely
  • Morningside Heritage Association
  • Australians Studying Abroad
  • Broughton History Society
  • Elizabeth Soutar Charitable Trust
  • The Gamma Trust
  • Johnstone History Society
  • Lothians Family History Society
  • NHS Retirement Fellowship
  • Royal Scots Club Edinburgh
  • University of the Third Age
  • The Sir Maxwell Harper Gow Charitable Trust
  • J & R Freedman Charitable Trust
  • Stichting Teuntje Anna (TA Fund)
  • The W S Wilson Charitable Trust
  • The Alma & Leslie Wolfson Charitable Trust
  • Professor Michael Anderson OBE FBA FRSE Hon FFA and Elspeth MacArthur
  • Alice Atkinson
  • Professor Sir Kenneth Calman KCB FRSE
  • Pauline A M Clarke and Patricia Clarke
  • Jonathan Cobb and Ali Cobb
  • Sir Sandy M Crombie and Lady Crombie
  • Sir Charles A Fraser KCVO WS and Lady Fraser
  • Donald Gow
  • Duchess of Hamilton
  • Donald Hardie OBE DL
  • Shields and Carol Henderson
  • Professor Alexander McCall Smith CBE and Dr Elizabeth McCall Smith
  • Jim Mellon
  • Ian Moffett
  • Dr Richard Parsons
  • Donald and Brenda Rennie
  • Alastair and Eva Todd
  • Max Ward and Lady Sarah Ward
  • Sarah and Graham Whyte
  • All the many anonymous donors who support us.

Abbotsford exhibition

  • Dr William Zachs and Martin Adam

Access and outreach

Acquisitions

  • B H Breslauer Foundation — Sweetheart Breviary
  • Friends of the National Libraries — Sweetheart Breviary and Stevenson papers

Bequests

We are extremely grateful to the following individuals, who left legacies for the Library:

  • Major General James F J Johnston CB
  • Miss Mary E Mackenzie
  • George C McElroy.

Collection Purchase Fund

  • Cruden Foundation
  • The P F Charitable Trust
  • Stichting Teuntje Anna (T A Fund).

Connecting Sound Scotland

  • Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
  • The Martin Connell Charitable Trust.

Conservation

  • Hew Morrison Restoration Project — Fiona and Iain Allan
  • ABS Digital Conservator — anonymous
  • Gwen Chessell
  • Morrison and Sally Dunbar
  • Lorraine Fannin OBE
  • Her Grace the Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon
  • Norman Lessels CBE and Christine Lessels
  • Lady Lucinda Mackay
  • Alan G Myles
  • Dr Henry Noltie
  • Michael Palin CBE
  • The Dowager Countess Strathmore and Kinghorne
  • Tekoa Trust
  • Bruce and Nicky Walker.

Digitisation

  • The P F Charitable Trust
  • Cruden Foundation Ltd.

Education

  • Michael Palin CBE
  • David P Sturrock TD WS
  • Tekoa Trust
  • The W S Wilson Charitable Trust.

Fulbright scholar

  • American Patrons of the National Libraries and Galleries of Scotland.

Gaelic — Apprentices and Wikimedian

  • Bord na Gaidhlig
  • Roy Leckie.

Kelvin Hall

  • Robert Barr Charitable Trust
  • Binks Trust
  • Cruden Foundation Ltd
  • Kube Networks Ltd
  • The Mickel Fund
  • The AMW Charitable Trust
  • The W M Mann Foundation
  • The Foyle Foundation
  • William Grant Foundation
  • John and Fiona Allan
  • Vicki Allardice
  • Professor Michael Anderson OBE FBA FRSE Hon FFA and Elspeth MacArthur OBE
  • Alison Barrett
  • Caroline Boswell
  • Ian Brockbank
  • Iain Glen
  • Alex Graham
  • Ann Henderson
  • Marie-Frances Hill
  • Dr Wylie Horn
  • Dr Jeffrey Jay
  • Katharine M Liston
  • Lynne McGibbon
  • Margaret McMahon
  • Emily Morgan
  • Emma Mortimore
  • Brian Neill
  • Andrew Prentice
  • Dr John Scally
  • Fred Shedden OBE and Irene Shedden
  • Peter Sloan
  • Eleanor Stanley
  • Olga Szczesnowicz
  • Ian Thomson
  • Lois Wolffe.

Liston digitisation

  • Dr Walter Scott.

Maps and map digitising

Special projects

Thank you to the following donors who have generously supported particular projects at the Library:

Scots Scriever Residency and Gavin Wallace Fellowship

  • Creative Scotland.

Film Restoration software

  • The Mickel Fund.

John Murray Archive Conservation

  • The John R Murray Charitable Trust.

Keppie Fund

  • Almut Boehme.

The Callum Macdonald Memorial Award

  • Robert Gregor
  • The Michael Marks Charitable Trust.

 

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