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The Border City Collection

30 compositions by Felix Burns published by The National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs, 2003. The booklet also includes: a short biography of Felix Burns; a contribution from Leo Burns (son); and a listing of all known compositions.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Clackmannanshire Branch

Extracts from the first minute book regarding the formation in 1927
Branch correspondence various dates from 1973
Includes two photographs of 75th anniversary celebrations 2003 with accompanying letter: 1. Cake cutting (no details), 2. Members group (detailed)

Clackmannanshire Branch

The MacAndrew Collection

A collection of the works of Hector MacAndrew: 29 Slow Airs and Laments; Slow Strathspeys 9; Marches 13; Quicksteps 6; Strathspeys 18: Reels 26: Hornpipes 1. Also included are 5 compositions by Peter MacAndrew and I by Monsignor Thomas Wynne. The introduction contains a biography of Hector MacAndrew. Published by Champion Recordings and Publishing (Scotland), Carnwath 2002

Hector Macandrew

Dancing Days are Happy Days

An illustrated booklet produced to accompany a concert and exhibition tribute to Bobby Watson, held in the Aberdeen Arts Centre on 21/4/2002. The booklet contains: a biography of Bobby Watson with illustrations; Programme ; details of the performers.

The Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust

Scotland Dancing Again

This video tells the story of The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - through 27 of its dances . It is illustrated with extracts from the Society's Archive. The text or the narration is provided in a separate booklet.
Written and presented by Dr. Alastair MacFadyen, Past President of the RSCDS.

Independent Video Productions

"Dancie" John Reid Remembered

A reminiscence of John Reid by Jim Kilpatrick. Published in the souvenir booklet of the 4th Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust, 2nd September, 2000. An account of the life of John Reid, with an introduction by Evelyn Hood.

The Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust

Jean Milligan Papers

  • RSCDS-JM
  • Collection
  • 1906 - 2000

This collection contains personal notebooks, correspondence of Jean Milligan. There are also papers relating to her death, including obituaries and memorials. This material is complemented by papers collected by Alistair MacFadyen and Florence Adams including interviews with Jean Milligans contemporaries at Jordanhill College.

Jean Milligan

Aberdeen Branch Records

Aberdeen Branch Minutes - 1925-1945 Photocopies
Aberdeen Branch correspondence various 1956-2000
Includes Newspaper cuttings and photos:
1935-36 Aberdeen Press and Journal report on Aberdeen SCDS Festival. JCM comment on the dancing standard.
Evening Express 20/5/74 Report on Aberdeen RSCDS winning team at Edinburgh Music Festival. Includes photo of the team and pen sketches of each team member.
Buchan Observer 17/12/91: Photo of children St Fergus school who took part in an “Hour of Dance” organised by Peterhead Branch RSCDS.

Aberdeen Branch

Boston Branch Records

Branch correspondence various dates from 1953 - 2000
Programmes for Annual Highland Balls
Programme and Booklet for New Hampshire Gathering of Scottish Clans, 1978
Photographs (annotated) of Branch Ball 1992 and Highland Ball 1992

Birmingham Branch Records

Branch correspondence various dates from 1960
Includes photographs of Branch’s 75th Anniversary Ball. One photograph is of the then Chairman and Vice-Chairman Fiona Mitchell and Mark Lewis, taken 31/3/98 at the Shirley Community Centre, Solihull

Birmingham Branch

Sutton Coalfield Branch Records

Sutton Coalfield Branch (established 1982) correspondence various dates from 1982
Includes:
correspondence relating to the Sutton Coalfield Scottish Country Dance Society (Branch progenitor): Constitution, Minutes, Balance sheet for 1981, Membership Card for 1981, programmes for Scottish Ball, 1981, Christmas and Summer Social Dances 1981.
Correspondence relating to the formation of the Branch.
Correspondence relating to records produced by the Branch
Very brief Branch History submitted by Carol Anderson 2015. Includes 2 unidentified photographs of branch dance a 1 photograph of a demonstration team with details.

Copy of a programme for “A Scottish Ball” organised by Sutton Coalfield SCDS APRIL 13TH 1962

Sutton Coalfield Branch

Reel Scottish Dancing

An instructional video which is suitable for both experienced dances and those new to this dance style. The video explains how to dance reels, jigs and strathspeys and includes a helpful commentary. The Steps are walked out and shown in slow motion and the most frequently used formations demonstrated with many walked through. 34 dances which appear frequently on dance programmes are demonstrated.
Details of the Steps, Formations and the Dances are listed in the Notes Section (below)

Anita Mackenzie (Independent Video Productions)

Book of Graded Scottish Country Dances Revision 1998

Instructions and music for twenty-four traditional Scottish Country Dances published by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, 1960: Leap Year (J); Watson's Reel (J); The Merry Reapers (J); Davy's Locker (R); Galloway House (R); The Highland Fair (J); Lady Catherine Bruce's Reel (J); The Honeymoon ((R); Mr. Watson's Favourite (R); Mrs, Cholmondeley's Reel (R); The Moray Reel (J); Mrs. Stuart Sinton's Reel (J); Miss Welsh's Reel (J); Berwick Johnnie (J);The Isles (J); Duff's House (J); Miss Betty Boyle (R); Wedderburn's Reel (R); Kitty Campbell's Reel (J); Tarry A While (J); Regent's Favourite (R); Kendall's Hornpipe (J); Argyll's Fancy (J); Miss Flora's Favourite (R)

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

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