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Online Resources *

Much of this website is based on information from the following sources:

Entry in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Note: This is a thoroughly researched source (Online version freely accessible. For more on The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, see www.oxforddnb.com).

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 PDF of Bartholomew entry in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

 The Bartholomew Archive (National Library of Scotland)

 Collins Bartholomew Website - News

 ESRI.com - About Collins Bartholomew

 Wikipedia: John Bartholomew and Son

* Webmaster's note: Use all exernal sources with care - some inaccuracies!

Documents to view or download

John Bartholomew Junior - The Scotsman, April 1893
 PDF Obituary of John Bartholomew Junior

John George Bartholomew - Obituary and concurrent R.S.G.S. Council Proceedings:
(Scottish Geographical Magazine Vol. 26 III 1920)
 PDF Obituary of John George Bartholomew (SGM)

John George Bartholomew - the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Session 1920-1921
 PDF Obituary John George Bartholomew (RSE)

John George Bartholomew - A Centenary (Scottish Geographical Magazine 1960)
 PDF John George Bartholomew (Douglas A. Allen, C.B.E.)

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John (Ian) Bartholomew - Obituary (Year Book R.S.E., 1961-62)

 PDF Obituary John (Ian) Bartholomew Alick Buchanan Smith)

House of Bartholomew (1960) - history with technology focus - author unknown
 PDF House of Bartholomew

'Bartholomew Day' (GeogScot - August 1997)
 Unveiling of Commemorative Plaque by HRH The Princess Royal 11/7/97)

Edinburgh Geographical Institute (11/7/97)
Edinburgh Geographical Institute / Bartholomew House Flyer
 PDF GeogScot August 1997

The Bartholomews and the RSGS
 PDF The Bartholomews and The R.S.G.S.

Cartoon of JGB

Research into the extensive number of documents held by the National Library of Scotland has uncovered personal items that show John George Bartholomew in a different light than we are used to. It is seldom commented upon, but he possessed a romantic temperament too…

DISCOVER nls - The magazine of the National Library of Scotland | Issue 12 Summer 2009
 PDF extract John Bartholomew's Private Papers

'Unlocking the Bartholomew Archive' (Diane Webster, Scottish Maps Forum, NLS)
Cairt July 2007
 'Unlocking the Bartholomew Archive'

'John George Bartholomew and the naming of Antarctica' (Susan Woodburn, Scottish Maps Forum, NLS)
Cairt July 2008
 'John George Bartholomew and the naming of Antarctica'

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A 2-page article about the Bartholomew Archive in the Royal Scottish Geographical Society's magazine 'The Geographer' (Winter 2009-10).

 PDF extract from Geographer Winter 2009

Press cuttings and Obituaries: Peter H Bartholomew (1987)

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Peter H. Bartholomew (1924-1987)

Peter died relatively young aged 62 while still working for the company

 Military Cross was awarded to Lieut. Peter Hugh Bartholomew, Scots Guards - Press cutting 1945 - PDF
 Peter Bartholomew - Map Man - The Scotsman 3rd July 1970 (Ronald Banel) - PDF
 Peter Bartholomew - Obituary - The Times 24th October 1987 - PDF
 Peter Bartholomew - Obituary - The Scotsman 24th October 1987 - PDF

Obituaries & Appreciations to John C Bartholomew (2008)

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John C. Bartholomew (1923-2008)
Photo: Ivon A G Bartholomew

Webmaster's Note: Some of the facts published in the newspaper articles below may not be accurate. Please use this material with care!

 Scotsman - 22nd January (Gordon Casely) - PDF
 The Herald - 22nd January (Gordon Casely) - PDF
 Edinburgh Evening News - 24th January (Staff) - PDF
 Ordnance Survey - 28th January - PDF
 Scotsman - 29th January - Appreciation by Sandy Crosbie - PDF
 The Times - 31st January (Staff) - PDF
 Scottish Rights of Way and Access Society - Spring Update 2008 - PDF
 The Guardian - 16 February (Robin Orr) - Link
 The Guardian - 16 February (Robin Orr) - PDF
 Cartographiti - February 2008 (Margaret Wilkes) - PDF
 The Independent - 19 February 2008 (Alistair B. Cruickshank) - Link
 The Independent - 19 February 2008 (Alistair B. Cruickshank) - PDF
 PN Online - 20 February 2008 (Mick Ashworth) - PDF
 Collins Geo Blog - 20 February 2008 (Mick Ashworth) - PDF
 El Mundo -14 March 2008 - Spanish (Robin Orr) - PDF
 Bulletin of the Society of Cartographers, Vol.41 - March 2008 (Gordon Casely) - PDF
 International Map Trade Association (Mick Ashworth) - PDF
 Edinburgh Astronomical Society Journal - March 2008 (David Gavine) - PDF
 The Grange Association - Spring 2008 (Sofia Leonard) - PDF

Personal Family Tributes to John C Bartholomew (2008)

 John E Bartholomew - PDF
 Ivon A G Bartholomew - PDF

Obituaries & Appreciations to Robert G Bartholomew (2017)

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Robert G. Bartholomew (1927-2017)

 Scotsman - 17th May 2017 (Christopher Fleet) - Link
 Scotsman - 17th May 2017 (Christopher Fleet) - PDF
 The Times - 31st January (Staff) - Link
 The Times - 31st January (Staff) - PDF

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