Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VII. Andrew Carnegie. VII.B. Printed Material. Box no. 4
The University of Edinburgh awarded Andrew Carnegie an honorary degree in 1906. He was twice elected Rector of Scotland' most ancient university, St. Andrews. Carnegie' speech in Edinburgh and his photograph in Aberdeen document his triumphant 1906 visit to these institutions.
Carnegie, Louise Whitfield, 1857-1946 (Author)
March 21, 1922
Carnegie Corporation of New York Records. Series VII. Andrew Carnegie. VII.A. CCNY Carnegie Files. Box no. 1
The Carnegies formed a personal friendship with Edinburgh's first City Librarian, Hew Morrison, who brought Andrew Carnegie's attention to the estate at Skibo, were he would later spend his summers. Incidentally, Hew Morrison also recommended that Carnegie hire James Bertram as a secretary. As shown in this letter, he also participated in designing and choosing Andrew Carnegie's bookplates.