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Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Whytock & Reid Cabinet Makers Archives

From the Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph comes news that the archives for Whytock and Reid are being put online. Whytock and Reid are Edinburgh's oldest and most prestigious cabinet makers and upholsterers. They held a Royal Warrant for 150 years after first being commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1838.

Currently online are photographs and audio files for the Company. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland hold the records of Reid family who were at the helm for 5 generations.

The online collection can be viewed at: http://www.rcahms.gov.uk/collection-highlights/whytock-and-reid 

Enquiries about employee records can be made to the RCAHS at:
RCAHMS, John Sinclair House, 16 Bernard Terrace, Edinburgh EH8 9NX or online through their online form at: http://www.rcahms.gov.uk/contact-us.html

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