Iain Gordon BROWN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1950-10-10
Education George Watson's Coll, Univ of Edinburgh (MA), St John's Coll Cambridge (PhD)
Publications N/A
Recreations travel, the Mediterranean world, looking at buildings, military history, books, antiquarian pursuits, buying ties, raking in skips
Clubs New (Edinburgh)
Style Dr Iain Gordon Brown, FSA, FRSE
Career pt/t lectr Dept of Extra-Mural Studies Univ of Edinburgh 1975-76, asst keeper Dept of Manuscripts Nat Library of Scotland 1977-99; curator of seven major and many smaller exhbns 1978-2011, princ curator Manuscripts Division 1999-2011, hon fell Nat Library of Scotland 2012; author of approx 250 articles in learned jls, essays, reviews, exhbn catalogues and book chapters, contrib to several major standard works of reference; Scottish rep Friends of the Nat Libraries 1985-, memb Advsy Ctee Yale Edns of the Private Papers of James Boswell 1987-, vice-pres Edinburgh Decorative and Fine Arts Soc (NADFAS) 1990-; Old Edinburgh Club: memb Cncl 1989-93 and 1995-2010, memb Editorial Bd 1991-, vice-pres 1996-2003 and 2005-07, pres 2007-10; memb Robert Adam Bicentenary Co-ordinating Ctee 1990-92, chm James Craig Bicentenary Publications Ctee 1994-95; memb David Hume Commemoration Ctee Saltire Soc 1993-98, memb D O Hill Bicentenary Ctee 2000-02; memb Editorial Advsy Bd The History of the Book in Scotland 1998-, memb Editorial Bd Scottish Archives 2005-; memb Cncl Scottish Records Assoc 1998-2004 and 2006-09; tstee Penicuik House Preservation Tst 1985-, pres Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club 2009-10, tstee Edinburgh World Heritage Tst 2011, memb Curatorial Expert Advsy Panel Abbotsford Tst 2011-, memb Jt Abbotsford Advsy Ctee Faculty of Advocates 2012; memb Incorporation of Hammermen of Edinburgh; Burgess and Free Citizen of Edinburgh 2007; FSA Scot (memb Cncl 1989-92, memb Editorial Bd of Soc's Proceedings 1992-2002), FRSA 1980, FSA 1985 (memb Cncl 2000-03), FRSE 1997 (curator RSE, memb Exec Bd and tstee RSE Scotland Fndn 2012-)
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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