The Edinburgh Academy Register; War Supplement to the Edinburgh Academy Register

The Edinburgh Academy Register; War Supplement to the Edinburgh Academy Register

Edinburgh Academical Club

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Edinburgh Academical Club
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: n/a
  • Place Published: Edinburgh
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  • Condition: Fair
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  • Details:
    1914; 1921. 2 vols.: lviii, 638; vii, 143 p. 28 cm. Frontispiece drawing of the Academy in vol. 1. Title page vignettes. No. 632 of 2,000 printed copies. Blue cloth hardcovers with gold lettering. First volume has soiled front cover, worn corners, softened spine ends, tear in cloth at bottom front hinge. Vol. 2 has less wear but corners bumped. Some minor pencil notes in margins and endpapers in vol. 1. Small tear in vol. 1, page 449. A record of all those who entered the school since its founding in 1824. Contents include an extract from Principal Shairp's speech at the Jubilee Dinner in 1874, lists of directors, honorary secretaries, treasurers and clerks, rectors, masters, duxes of the whole school, exhibitioners, school register, ephors, cricket, football, rugby, gymnastics, shooting teams, winners of athletic trophies, fencing and gymnastic masters and instructors, cricket professionals, janitors. Indexed. War Supplement contains a summary of casualties, a list of "Academicals" who fell in the war, those who served in His Majesty's Forces, members of the staff who served, boys who have entered the academy from October 1914 to July 1921, index of boys 1914-1921.