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2014

July/August/September 2014 Stag & Thistle (Vol 35, No 3) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
2014 Gathering in the Borders; Greetings from the Chieftain; This is Bellendaine; Genealogy Committee; Commissioner's Reports; Clan Scott to the Rescue; Notes from the Membership Secretary; Flowers of the Forest; The Bold Buccleuch Rides Again; Annual General Meeting and Awards; Bannockburn Live; New Members; Scholarships - Exciting Developments; Convenors List; Great Scott! Milton William Wallace Scott; Calendar of Events; Clan Scott Officials/Commissioners.
Click Here for Alasdair Hutton's Welcoming Speech at the 2014 Gathering in the Borders.

April/May/June 2014 Stag & Thistle
(Vol 35, No 2) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Great Scot Award [presented to the Duke of Buccleuch]; Greetings from the Chieftain; Genealogy Committee; Commissioner's Reports; Notes from the Membership Secretary [archving family records]; New Members; The Ulster Scots, Part 2; Tenth International Scott Conference in Aberdeen; Convenors List; Invitation to the 2014 Clan Scott Society Annual General Meeting; Scottish Inventions and Discoveries; Great Scott! Walter Dill Scott; Calendar of Events; Clan Scott Officials/Commissioners.

January/February/March 2014 Stag & Thistle
(Vol 35, No 1) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
In Search of Buccleuch Castle; Greetings from the Chieftain; New Year Message from the Duke; Homecoming Scotland 2014; Commissioner's Reports; Clan Scott Photos; Clan Scott News; Flowers of the Forest; Tartan - Kilts and Cloth; Notes from the Membership Secretary; The Warrior's Bride; Scottish Inventions and Discoveries; Convenors List; Historic Walk; Engagement Announced; Tenth International Scott Conference; Great Scott! Alexander John Scott; Genealogy Committee; New Members; Clan Scott Officials/Commissioners; Calendar of Events.

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2013

October/November/December 2013 Stag & Thistle
(Vol 34, No 4) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Flodden Memorial Garden opens in Selkirk; Greetings from the Chieftain; Commissioner's Reports; Clan Scott News; Notes from the Membership Secretary; Scottish Inventions and Discoveries; Battle of Flodden Speech; Clan Charitable Donation; More Scot inventions; Tenth International Scott Conference; For your next Burns Supper; Great Scott! Col. Robert Lee Scott; New Members.

July/August/September 2013 Stag & Thistle (Vol 34, No 3) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Queen Elizabeth re-opens Abbotsford House, Sir Walter Scott's home; Greetings from the Chieftain; Breaking News (regarding Clan Scott Gathering 2014 and 700th anniversary Bannockburn events); Commissioner's Reports; Clan Scott Society Election Results; Flowers of the Forest; Notes from the Membership Secretary; Clan Scott Organizations Around the World; The Common Ridings; Clan Scott Society Awards Scholarships; Great Scott! Sir George Gilbert Scott, Architect; New Clan Officials Appointments; Clan Scott Society AGM Awards.

April/May/June 2013 Stag & Thistle (Vol 34, No 2) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Clan Scott Society AGM information; Greetings from the Chieftain; Clan Scott Society Board Candidates; Clan Scott Society 2013 Official Ballot; Commissioner's Reports; Clan Scott Member News; The Ulster Scotts; Clan Scott Group of Australia; Notes from the Membership Secretary; Lairds of the Loch Trilogy; Scottish Trivia; Flowers of the Forest; The Scottish Coinage; Great Scott! Bon Scott, Lead Singer of AC/DC.

January/February/March 2013 Stag & Thistle
(Vol 34, No 1) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Jaime Tefler's Cows or the Rescue of the Border Scottish Ballads; Greetings from the Chieftain; Walter Scott Meets Robert Burns; Scottish Social Media; Commissioner's Reports; Clan Scott Member News; Notes from the Membership Secretary; Upcoming Clan Scott events; To a Spouse (poem); Flowers of the Forest; Scottish Inventions and Discoveries; Great Scott! George C. Scott, Actor; Tartan – Kilts and Cloth.

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2012

October/November/December 2012 Stag & Thistle (Vol 33, No 4) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Following Scott of the Antarctic; Greetings from the Chieftain; Painting Commissioned and Donated to Abbotsford; Notes from the Membership Secretary; Clan Scott Charitable Donation Form; Commissioner's Reports; Scottish Inventions & Discoveries; Reiver's Rest poem; Clan Scott Member News; A Wreath of Snow book review; Great Scot! The Scotts Company; The Scottish Saltire.

July/August/September 2012 Stag & Thistle (Vol 33, No 3) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Sir Walter Scott (reprinted from October/November/December 1985 Stag & Thistle); Greetings from the Chieftain; My Great-Grandfather Died of Mortification (archaic medical terminology); Notes from the Membership Secretary; Clan Scott Performing Arts Scholarship; Scottish Inventions & Discoveries; Clan Scott Member Feedback Survey; Flowers of the Forest; Great Scott! General Winfield Scott; Bagpipes; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 2012 Stag & Thistle
(Vol 33, No 2) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Abbotsford Library; Greetings from the Chieftain; Notes from the Membership Secretary; A little Scot Humour; Commissioner's Reports; Scottish Inventions & Discoveries; New Members; Great Scott! Scott Sports; Show Me the Map! Part 2; Flowers of the Forest; Calendar of Events; Wha's wi Charlie?, The Thistle.

January/February/March 2012 Stag & Thistle (Vol 33, No 1) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Show Me the Map!; Greetings from the Chieftain; AGM News; Notes from the Membership Secretary; Porridge; Wha's wi Charlie?; New Members; Commissioner's Reports; New Clan Scott Society in the UK?; A Sharp-Edged Craftsman; Great Scott! Scott of the Antarctic; Flowers of the Forest; Calendar of Events.

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2011

October/November/December 2011 Stag & Thistle (Vol 32, No 4) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Pleasanton Games & Clan Scott AGM; Greetings from the Chieftain; James Scott; Clan Scott Society Awards; Notes from the Membership Secretary; Bagpipe Humor; Commissioner's Reports; Great Scott! Scott Paper; The Border Reivers Book Review; Scottish Performing Arts Scholarship; Haggis; "Het Pint" for Hogmanay; AGM 2011 report; Flowers of the Forest; Calendar of Events.

July/August/September 2011 Stag & Thistle (Vol 32, No 3) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Ninth International Walter Scott Conference; Greetings from the Chieftain; Launch of UK Abbotsford Campaign; Abbotsford Regeneration; Notes from the Membership Secretary; Commissioner's Reports; Clan Scott Member News; Pinkies, Staves, and Skelfs; Wearing the Kilt; Flowers of the Forest; Calendar of Events; Clan in Wyoming; Border Terriers.

April/May/June 2011 Stag & Thistle (Vol 32, No 2) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Jane, Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry in memorium; Greetings from the Chieftain; The Celtic Woman (Whit did Grandmither Weir on Her Heid?); Notes from the Membership Secretary; Commissioner's Reports; Member News; Walter Scott Conference Registration; Whisky — world famous drink that always warms the cockles; Nominees for 2011 Board of Directors; Walter Scott Conference (registration information); Mine is the Night book review; Calendar of Events; Flowers of the Forest.

January/February/March 2011 Stag & Thistle (Vol 32, No 1) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Buccleuch Labrador retrievers; Greetings from the Chieftain; Nominees for 2011 Board of Directors; A Little Clan Scott History; The Celtic Woman (Arbroath Fisherman's Soup); Notes from the Membership Secretary; Commissioner’s Reports; New Membership Certificate; Web and Facebook Helped Solve Ancestry; Walter Scott Conference (registration information); New Clan Scott Storekeeper; Flowers of the Forest; Calendar of Events.

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2010

October/November/December 2010 Stag & Thistle (Vol 31, No 4) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Abbotsford Trust; Greetings from the Chieftain; Skeletons in the Closet (Scott genealogy column); New Members; The Celtic Woman (Hogmanay traditions); Nominees for 2011 Board of Directors Election; Commissioner's Reports; Thank You from Scholarship Winner; Clan Scott photos gallery; Clan Scott 2011 Annual General Meeting report; Sylvester Scott (historical biography); Notes from the Membership Secretary; Calendar of Events; Clan Scott Flags; Flowers of the Forest (obituaries); (Sir) Walter Scott Conference Registration; Bylaw vote announced.

July/August/September 2010 Stag & Thistle (Vol 31, No 3) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Great Scotts: Sir Walter; Greetings from the Chieftain; Scottland (a personal homecoming); The Celtic Woman; (Dyed in the Wool); Notes from the Membership Secretary; Commissioner's Reports; Clan Scott Member News; New Members; Clan Scott Awards Dance Scholarships; Genealogy and Heritage Societies; Calendar of Events; Call for Office Nominations (coming election of Clan Officers); Clan Scott Flags; Bylaw Revisions Update; Clan Officers Term Length (May 2010 enacted change in Bylaws).

April/May/June 2010 Stag & Thistle (Vol 31, No 2) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Heritage Hub of the Borders (genealogy resource center); Greetings from the Chieftain; Thomas Scott (story of migration from the central Lowlands of Scotland to the Duplainville Prairie in Wisconsin); Skeletons in the Closet (Scott genealogy column); Da Vinci Masterpiece Extortion Trial Ends (about a painting stolen from the Duke of Buccleuch); Proposed Bylaw Changes; The Celtic Woman (wedding traditions); Notes from the Membership Secretary; Commissioner's Reports; Hosting Celtic House Concerts; New Members; Bowhill Team Receives Award; A New Clan Scott Society in the UK?; A Note from the Chaplain; Genetic Genealogy (using DNA in genealogy research); Flowers of the Forest; Calendar of Events; “Here Burns My Candle” Review

January/February/March 2010 Stag & Thistle (Vol 31, No 1) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version
Scott Towerhouses (fortified houses in the Borders); Greetings from the Chieftain; The Down East Scotts (Scotts in Northeastern Maine); The Celtic Woman (Selkirk Bannock!); Notes from the Membership Secretary; Commissioner's Reports; Clan Scott Member News; New Members; First Call for AGM 2010; For the Good of the Clan (bylaws revisions); Calendar of Events; Flowers of the Forest (member obituaries).

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2009

October/November/December 2009 Stag & Thistle (Vol 30, No 4) - click here for B&W version as mailed or online-only Color version Perspectives from The Gathering in Scotland; Homecoming Scott-Land: One Family; Two Gatherings (report of the two historic gatherings in Scotland from our International Commissioner); Greetings from the Chieftain (the experience of attending the Clan Scott Gathering); Our Hearts Carry Us to Scotland (a report of the Clan Scott Gathering); A Tale of Six Brothers and Sisters (a report of the Edinburgh Gathering); Amazing Tales from a Trip to Scotland (remarkable observations in Scotland); Scenes from Scotland (a report of the Clan Scott Gathering); The Clan Scott Gathering 2009 (the Clan Scott Gathering from a down-under perspective); Photo Album of the Clan Scott Gathering (photo highlights); Amo Poem; Alexander Laidlaw (family story, part of the Scottish Diaspora); Notes from the Membership Secretary (what happened while Scotts gathered); Skeletons in the Closet (events from a genealogical perspective); Need a Good Christmas gift?; The Celtic Woman (How to wear your tartan sash); Commissioner's Reports; Genealogy Primer Part 4 (genealogy and the Internet); Calendar of Events; More Scenes from Scotland photos.

Note: All archived newsletters listed below are available only in black and white.
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July/August/September 2009 Stag & Thistle (Vol 30, No 3) - The Life of John Monroe Scott (a member's family story); Greetings from the Chieftain (Clan Scott catching up on making improvements); Notes from the Membership Secretary (Honourary members and honors); New Members; Scottish Parliament Tartan Designed by a Scott; Skeletons in the Closet; The Celtic Woman (Blaeberry!); Tips for American Scotts Travelling to Scotland; Clan Scott Flags Available; 2009 Annual General Meeting (Richmond; Rhode Island); Commissioner's Reports; Genealogy Primer; Part 3; Name Profiling (family research technique); Lesser Known Membership Options; Ogham Writing Alphabet (ancient writing); Calendar of Events (where Clan representation will be present); Flowers of the Forest (obituary of Chairman Campbell, daughter of painter Molly Bishop; and Lord George Montagu Douglas Scott; youngest son of the 7th Duke of Buccleuch).

April/May/June 2009 Stag & Thistle (Vol 30, No 2) - The Pure Border Scots; Greetings from the Chieftain (Clan is an extended family); New Members by Location; Clan Scott Gathering Discussion Group (how to find out about the first ever Clan Scott Gathering in Scotland; Notes from the Membership Secretary (find out why he's peeved); Skeletons in the Closet column (announcing new series of genealogy features); The Celtic Woman column (keeping your socks up; part two); John Scott of Brookfield (a member's family story); Pewter Clan Scott badges available (where to order them); Commissioner's Reports;  Genealogy Primer; Part 2 (difference between primary and secondary sources); Unauthorized Use of Membership Directory (alert to members); Flowers of the Forest (obituaries of members and those close to us); 2009 AGM Reminders (information about the Annual General Meeting in Richmond; Rhode Island; in June); Calendar of Events (where Clan representation will be present); Bellendaine Online Gathering Place (an exclusive spot for Clan Scott members to meet and share).

January/February/March 2009 Stag & Thistle (Vol 30, No 1) - When Summer Smiled on Sweet Bowhill (the origins of Bowhill House);  Greetings from the Chieftain (commissioners and appointments); Notes from the Membership Secretary (festival attendance; Clan Scott Gathering in the Borders; online member activities); Gathering at the Borders Tips (travel tips); The Celtic Woman column (keeping your socks up); Genealogy Primer (how to start your family tree); Skeletons in the Closet column (submissions to Clan Scott's members-only online family trees); Tartan Day Poem; Commissioner's Reports; New Members by Location; Flowers of the Forest;  New Clan Storekeepers.

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2008

October/November/December 2008 Stag & Thistle (Vol 29, No 4) - Letter from Richard; Duke of Buccleuch; Greetings from the (new) Chieftain; Announcement for 2009 Annual General Meeting location; Notes from the Membership Secretary (activities and member benefits); Clan Scott Gathering at the Borders (2009); Summary of the Annual Membership Report; (2008) Annual General Meeting photos; Commissioner's Reports; Games and Festivals; The Caterhaugh Ba' Game; Skeletons in the Closet; 2009 National Tartan Day button; The Celtic Woman column; New Members by Location; Farewell from former Chieftain; New Clan Storekeepers; Jared Bowman; New Clan Scott Appointments.

July/August/September 2008 Stag & Thistle (Vol 29, No 3) - Julian Scott; the Drummer Boy Hero; Skeletons in the Closet; 2008 Annual General Meeting; á Bellendaine! The Gathering 2009; Scott-ish News Digest; Flowers of the Forest; New Members by Location; Looking for Scottish Tartan?; Games & Festivals; Official Ballot for those not attending the AGM; Bowman Withdraws; Family News; Calendar of Events; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 2008 Stag & Thistle (Vol 29, No 2) - The Battle at Melrose; Greetings from the Chieftain; New Members by Location;
Skeletons in the Closet; Games & Festivals; National Tartan Day; Flowers of the Forest; 2008 Annual General Meeting; Official Ballot for those not attending the AGM; Calendar of Events; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.  Note: This version corrects some errors in the original printed version.  For instance; the term of office written on the ballot included with the original Stag & Thistle version was incorrect.  The term of office is from the AGM in 2008 to the AGM in 2011.

January/February/March 2008 Stag & Thistle (Vol 29, No 1) - Sir Walter Scott; Board Nominations; Scott Red Tartan Reminder; New Members by Location; Taking Part in Something Special; Skeletons in the Closet; Clan Scott Annual Meeting Minutes; 2008 AGM to be Held at Longs Peak Festival; Games & Festivals; Flowers of the Forest; Calendar of Events; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

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2007

October/November/December 2007 Stag & Thistle (Vol 28, No 4) - 9th Duke of Buccleuch Laid to Rest; It's Later Than you Think; Duke's Stolen Masterpiece Recovered; Flowers of the Forest; Skeletons in the Closet; Commissioner's Reports; Herding Sheep Across the American West; Games & Festivals; The Gathering – Edinburgh 2009; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

July/August/September 2007 Stag & Thistle (Vol 28, No 3) - AGM Meeting; New Members by Location; The Ulster Stem: the Scottish-Irish; Flowers of the Forest; Genealogy Committee; Commissioner's Reports; Susanne’s Visit to the USA; Julian Scott; Congressional Medal of Honor; Games & Festivals; Skeletons in the Closet; Calendar of Events; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 2007 Stag & Thistle (Vol 28, No 2) - My Heart is in the Lowlands (book review); New Members by Location; From the Deputy Chieftain; Skeletons in the Closet; Progress on 501(c)(3) Foundation; Connecting with Scott Families; Past Chieftain's Home Severely Damaged by Falling Tree; 2007 Clan Scott AGM Update; Games and Festivals; Calendar of Events; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports. 
Plus these related unpublished materials:
Full text of Joni Scott's Review of My Heart is in the Lowlands; a travel guide by Liz Curtis Higgs.
Link to Professor Douglas Scott's draft manuscript A Hawick Word Book.  Everything about Hawick and the area surrounding this important town in the Scottish Borders.  Plenty of Scott-related information.  Note: this pdf file is over 10 MB in size.  Expect a momentary pause while your browser opens the file.

January/February/March 2007 Stag & Thistle (Vol 28, No 1) - Scenes from a Provincial Life; Greetings from the Chieftain; Skeletons in the Closet; Scott New Book Author; Games and Festivals; 2007 Annual General Meeting; New Members by Location; Calendar of Events; Flowers of the Forest; Scotts Generous to Troops; Scotland's Culloden Battlefield Memorial Project; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

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2006

October/November/December 2006 Stag & Thistle (Vol 27, No 4) - AGM Gathering Great Success; ‘a Bellendine–AGM; Photo Memories of Clan Scott AGM; Scott Monument; Scotland Trip; 2006 Annual General Meeting Minutes; Skeletons in the Closet; Games & Festivals; New Members by Location; Clan Scott Campaign to Support the Troops; The Nicholas Scott of Jamestown Award; Connecting with Scott Families; Culloden Battlefield Memorial Project; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports. 

July/August/September 2006  Stag & Thistle (Vol 27, No 3) - Last Minute Details for AGM; Skeletons in the Closet; Should a Scott Wear a Kilt?; New Members by Location; Games & Festivals; Connecting with Scott Families; From the Deputy Chieftain; Commissioner's Reports; A Scott in Iraq; Calendar of Events; Flowers of the Forest; Boards & Lordships; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 2006  Stag & Thistle (Vol 27, No 2) - AGM Plan Progress; New Members by Location; Genealogy Workshop – Success!; Gàidhlig Immersion Weekend; Loch Norman Highland Games; Queen Mary Games; Calendar of Events; Flowers of the Forest; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports. 

January/February/March 2006 Stag & Thistle
(Vol 27, No 1) - Proudly Flying Scotland's Flag; News from the Deputy Chieftain; 2006 Annual General Meeting Plans; Serving Your Needs Better; Bio: Kenneth P. Scott; Flowers of the Forest; Introduction to Scot and Scott Symbols; Tartan Day Button Order Form; AOL; AIM.net; Netscape; CompuServe; Yahoo; & Spam; Connecting with Scott Families; Missouri Student Wins Right to Wear Kilt; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

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2005

October/November/December 2005 Stag & Thistle (Vol 26, No 4) - Gift Ideas for the Celtaphile; Minutes of the 2005 Clan Scott Society Annual Meeting; Clan Scott Society; Inc. Treasurer's Report; Greetings From the Chieftain Elect; Flowers of the Forest; Nancy Dismukes’s Famous Shortbread; Congratulations and Welcome Home!; Another New Member; Scot Education Thrives at Festivals; Editor's Note; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

July/August/September 2005 Stag & Thistle (Vol 26, No 3) -  Clan Scott News to Share; Tartan Day Button Order Form; A Query Answered!; A Philosophy to Live By; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 2005 Stag & Thistle (Vol 26, No 2) - Williamsburg; Virginia AGM planning; Official Ballot; Hawick Reivers Fest; Flowers of The Forest; A Woman of Leisure; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

January/February/March 2005 Stag & Thistle (Vol 26, No 1) - Why We Celebrate Tartan Day; Scottish Judge Lauds US Highlands Cattle in Wisconsin; The Declaration Of Arbroath; Flowers of the Forest; Remembering Martha Pollock; Nominating Committee Report; Sir Walter Scott and Attila the Hun; Reflections for a New Year in Clan Scott; Hey; look at that tent!; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

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2004

October/November/December 2004 Stag & Thistle (Vol 25, No 4) - It's the Most Wonderful Time; Lady Alice; Annual General Meeting Minutes; Lady Caroline; 2004 AGM - What a Success!; Membership Report Summary; Welcome New Appointments; Grandfather Mountain Follow Up; Genealogists' Corner; Flowers of the Forest; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.
October/November/December 2004 Stag & Thistle Supplement (from Vol 25, No 4) Home for the Holidays by Scott "Mr Scott" Crane

July/August/September 2004 Stag & Thistle (Vol 25, No 3) - An Introduction to Heraldry; Sir Walter Scott; Stay cool ... thank a Scot; The Family Tree Goes Electronic; Review of the 49th Grandfather Mountain Highland Games; Promotions for Clan Scott Tents; Flowers of the Forest; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 2004 Stag & Thistle (Vol 25, No 2) - Thoughts on Being a Scot(t); History of the Highland Games; Help Our Troops Call Home; Clan Scott to hold 2004 AGM in Estes Park, Colorado; Reserved Rooms for AGM; From the S&T Mailbag; Been to the Games?; Chieftain's Festival Schedule; Music to their ears: Elvis came from here; Coming Soon to a Grocery Store Near You?; Civil Air Patrol; Unicorn Unlimited Offerings; Spring, Flowers, Pots, and Getting Your Hands Dirty; Coloring Fun for the little ones; Chieftain's column; Commissioner's Reports.

January/February/March 2004 Stag & Thistle (Vol 25, No 1) - The do's and don'ts o' kilt wearing; So...exactly what is a sgian dubh?; From the S&T Mailbag; What's in a name?; In Search of the Wild LNUs; Following in Scott's footsteps; Georgia's Newest Festival; Attention All Commissioners; Flowers of the Forest; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

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2003

October/November/December 2003 Stag & Thistle (Vol 24, No 4) - Abbotsford and Sir Walter Scott; Clan Scott History; Masterpiece Stolen From Drumlanrig Castle; Clan Scott Society, Inc. Financial Report; Annual General Meeting Minutes; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

July/August/September 2003 Stag & Thistle (Vol 24, No 3) -  Nothing could be finer; ClanScottSociety.org; The McLennan Piping Competition; Tracing Your Family Heritage; Clan Scott News; Literary Review; It is with pleasure; TartanFest2004; Flowers of the Forest; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 2003 Stag & Thistle (Vol 24, No 2) -  Sir Walter Scott & the Honours; Tartan Card, Privacy Policy; Border Tower Art Work; The Best Ever!; President Thanks Scottish Forces; Dialectic Discrimination; See you at the AGM in Charleston, South Carolina; A Couple of Wee Bonnie Lasses; Who's Who of Clan Scott; Flowers of the Forest; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

January/February/March 2003 Stag & Thistle (Vol 24, No 1) - Duke's Worry at Later Bill to Buy; Parlez-vous Francais?; The Blaeberry; Scotland's Whiskey Trail; Scotland ... a little closer to home!; A Very Dangerous Book; ...And a Few Very Good Books; Waking Up to the Pipes; Employee of the Month; Scots and Scot-Americans; Who's Who of Clan Scott; Help Needed; Did You Know?; Flowers of the Forest; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

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2002

October/November/December 2002 Stag & Thistle (Vol 23, No 4) - The Coming Holidays; Auld Lang Syne; Calling all Genealogists!; The Silent Ones; Moonlight Raiders; Debut of the Jacobite Roses; Membership Renewal Time; Clan Scott Society Financial Reports; To The Memory of St. Andrew & Scotland Yet!; Holiday Tidbits; Tartan Survey; A Blast From the Past; Who's Who of Clan Scott; Chieftain's column; Commissioner's Reports.

July/August/September 2002 Stag & Thistle (Vol 23, No 3) - Travels With the Chieftain; Calling all ... Floridians! Californians!; Scottish-Known Facts; Family Tree & Electric Scotland Unite! Going International!; It's not too early for AGM 2003; Report from 2002 AGM; Official Minutes, 2002 AGM; Scenes From Estes Park, Colorado - 2002 AGM; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 2002 Stag & Thistle (Vol 23, No 2) - Stumped by an Old Scot?; AGM Plans; New Member!; Clansman Serves in Peace Corps, Panama; Plans for the 47th Annual Grandfather Mountain Games; Buck?lew 2002; Rory's Raiders; Important Guidelines to Follow Wheite Writing for Vital Records and Documents; Official Ballot; Bush sends Tartan Day message in praise of Scots; Jacobite Scotts Project; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

January/February/March 2002 Stag & Thistle (Vol 23, No 1) - Challenges and Demands of Our Time; 2002 Annual General Meeting Plans; Chieftain's 2002 Schedule; Bylaws of the Clan Scott Society, Inc.*; Genealogical Standards and Guidelines; The Stag & Thistle, Now Serving; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.
* The Clan Scott Society's Bylaws have been updated several times since this publication.  For the current version, please see the Bylaws in the Literature section of the Members Only area.

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2001

Fall & Winter 2001 Stag & Thistle (Vol 22, No 3 & 4) - The Earl of Dalkeith; The Jacobite Scotts; Tartan Material Interest Survey; 2001 AGM Minutes; 2002 AGM Site Selected; The Family Tree; Snapshots from 2001 Annual General Meeting; The Storekeeper's Page; Genealogist's Column; The Last Word; Flowers of the Forest; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 2001 Stag & Thistle (Vol 22, No 2) - Tartan Making; National Tartan Day Festivities; Your State's Scotts; Arkansas Scots; Clan Scott to be Honored in October; Caledonian Trilogy - Tartan Day Video; The Storekeeper's Page; Jesse Scott - Games Guest of Honor; Scott Bridge, Vermont; Mailbag - Letters to the Editor; Ancient Weathered - or the Lighter Side - Scottish Love; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Genealogist's Column; Commissioners reports.

January/February/March 2001 Stag & Thistle (Vol 22, No 1) - Clan Scott to be Honored; Reading the Tartans, Part 2; 6 Cs of Effective E-mail Genealogy; Clan Scott Store; National Tartan Day; Remember Your Letter Writing Skills; Information and Survey for the 2001 AGM; Burn's Night - 2001; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Commissioner's Reports.

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2000

October/November/December 2000 Stag & Thistle (Vol 21, No 4) - Christmas in Olden Time by Sir Walter Scott; Scottish Yules; Recipes - Bannocks, Athole Brose; Het Pint; Reading the Tartans, Part 1; From the Quartermaster; Roastit Bubblyjock; Tartan Day Button; The Scottish 100, Portraits of History's Most Influential Scots - Book Review; Tartan Day; Scotland and the Celts; Sean Connery; 15 Ways to Find a Maiden Name; Hear Ye! Hear Ye! - The Wedding of John Scott and Rebecca Shriner; Chieftain's Games Reports; Ancient Weathered - or the Lighter Side; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Commissioner's Reports.

July/August/September 2000 Stag & Thistle (Vol 21, No 3) - 2000 AGM; Types of Tartans, Part 2; From the Quartermaster; Genealogical Verification; Hear Ye! Hear Ye! - A Wee Bonny Wedding; Ancient Weathered - or the Lighter Side; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Clan Genealogist's column; Commissioner's Reports.

January/February/March 2000/April/May/June 2000 Stag & Thistle (Vol 21, No 1 & 2) - Types of Tartans; The 2000 AGM - Estes Park, Colorado; Commissioner Appointments, Genealogist Appointment; From the Quartermaster; The Farmer; The Chieftain's Report on Tartan Day; Ancient Weathered - or The Lighter Side; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Commissioner's Reports.

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1999

October/November/December 1999 Stag & Thistle Vol 20, No 4 - Tartan Day 2000; New Corporate Secretary; Hear Ye! Hear Ye! - Clan Scott Annual General Meeting; Highland Psycho-logy?; 1999 AGM Minutes; Some More from the Chieftain; Regional Commissioners; Ancient Weathered - or The Lighter Side; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Deputy Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

July/August/September 1999 Stag & Thistle (Vol 20, No 3) - Duncan R.C. Scott, 1915-1998, In Memoriam; Official Ballot; Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Annual General Meeting; New Members; Have you read Marmion? (crossword puzzle). The Mailbag; Ancient Weathered - or - The Lighter Side; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 1999 Stag & Thistle (Vol 20, No 2) - The Reivers! - The Scotts Are Out!; Chaplain's Message; National Tartan Day; Music Review; New Genealogy Committee; Stag & Thistle Artist; Can you help your Clan?; A Chill Wind or a Warm Hearth?; Clan Members in Christmas Walk; Hear Ye! Hear Ye! - genealogy symposium; Ancient Weathered - or The Lighter Side Scotts in Soccer, Reasons Why Modern American Scotts Should Wear Kilts; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

January/February/March 1999 Vol 20, No 1 - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

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1998

July/August/September/October/November/December 1998 Stag & Thistle (Vol 19, No 3 & 4) - Clan Scott Supports Museum of Scotland; Top Ten Reasons to Renew Membership Now; Rest and Be Thankful; Love in the Middle; 'A Bellendaine!; Clan Storekeeper's Order Form; Clan Scott Society Scholarship Standing Rules*; A Young Warrior; 1997 Year End Financial Statement; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column - Internet capabilities; Commissioner's Reports.
* Scholarship standing rules have been updated since this publication.  For the current rules, please see: Scottish Performing Arts Scholarship Standing Rules

January/February/March/April/May/June 1998 Stag & Thistle (Vol 19, No 1 & 2) - The Internet: Gene Tool; COSCA Workshops; News of the Clan - International Commissioner; Moonlight Award Shines on Two; Crossword Puzzle; An Anonymous Poem; Our Man in Scotland - Kevin's Korner; Q&A from the Mailbags; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Commissioner's Reports.

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1997

October/November/December 1997 Stag & Thistle (Vol 18, No 4) - National Tartan Day; From the Corresponding Secretary; Re-membered: News of the Clan; Our Man in Scotland - News from UK; Crossword Puzzle; Q&A from the Mailbags; The Last Word; Chieftain's column.

July/August/September 1997 Stag & Thistle Vol 18, No 3 - Great Smokies Host 1997 Annual General Meeting; The Warp and Weft (weaving);  The Clan at Gatlinburg; Cotton Tartan!; The Contributors' Page; First Moonlight Awards Shine of Seven Members; Questions and Answers from the Mailbags; Guest Column: Our Main in Scotland - A Report on Roots '97; The Last Word; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioners reports.

April/May/June 1997 Stag & Thistle (Vol 18, No 2) - Scottish Symposium Features Lord and Lady Dalkeith; The Chieftain's Column; Gatlinburg Scottish Festival and Games for 1997 Annual General Meeting; Meet Janet B. Johnson - Clan Scott's New Weaver; Brian Scott Sanderfer Wins Certificate Design Contest and First Moonlight Award; Re-membered: News of the Clan; The Contributor's Page; Scholarship Standing Rules*; Letter from the Duke of Buccleuch welcoming new Chieftain; Please Give to the Selkirk High School Anniversary Fund; Questions and Answers from the Mailbags; A Guide for Clan Scott Tent Displays; The Commissioners' Page; The Last Word (editors' remarks).

January/February/March 1997 Stag & Thistle (Vol 18, No 1*) - Chieftain's column; President Pardons Sleeping Sentinel, Sets Aside Court-Martial; The Sleeping Sentinel; New Editor for the Stag & Thistle; Roots '97: South of Scotland Clans & Families International; Gathering; A Genealogist's Christmas Eve; Questions and Answers from the Electronic Mailbag; Scott Genealogy, clan system, etc.; A Bit of Sad News; COSCA: What It Is and What It Does; Games Report; 30th Annual Alexandria Walk; Thank You and a Fond Farewell (from the departing editor).
* Masthead only says January - March 1997

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1996

October/November/December 1996 Stag & Thistle (Vol 17, No 4*) - Greetings from the new Chieftain (Clark Scott); Scenes from a Provincial Life (part 2) - His Grace, the Duke of Buccleuch; Annual General Meeting brings New Officers; The Two Drovers Crossword Puzzle; Games Reports; Caledonian Foundations to present its Second Annual Scottish Weekend in Sarasota Florida; The English Owe It All to the Scots!; Cotton Scott tartan located.
* Masthead only says October - December 1996

July/August/September 1996 Stag & Thistle (Vol 17, No 3*) - Scenes from a Provincial Life (part 1) - His Grace, the Duke of Buccleuch; From the Chieftain's Desk; Lay of the Last Minstrel Crossword Puzzle; Elections (ballot); Letter from the Duke of Buccleuch to participants at Grandfather Mountain Games; Membership Status Summary; Games & Festival Report; The Online Scott; The Pressure is On!! (planning for the Annual General Meeting).
* Masthead only says July - September 1996


April/May/June 1996 Stag & Thistle (Vol 17, No 2*) - Sir Walter Scott 1771 - 1832; Silver Jubilee; Scottish Heritage USA Holds Annual Essay Contest; Abbotsford: When Washington Irving Dropped In On Walter Scott; Guy Mannering Crossword Puzzle; 1996 Annual General Meeting, Williamsburg, VA; Urgent Call for Nominations; More 1995 Games Reports; Miscellany from Scottland; Commissioner Profile - David C. Scott.
* Masthead only says April - June 1996

January/February/March 1996 Stag & Thistle (Vol 17, No 1*) - Chieftain's column; Kerr-Scott Feud, Part One; Books on Review; Letter from Sir Walter Scott of Abbotsford to William Laidlaw; Editor's Mail Bag; Waverley Crossword Puzzle; Miscellany from Scottland; Trip Report by Gordon and Susan Scott; Commissioner Profile - Peter Owens Scott.
* Masthead only says January - March 1996

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1995

October/November/December 1995 Stag & Thistle (Vol 16, No 4*) - Oops! Old but Not That Old; Games Report; Electronic Mailbag; Miscellany from Scottland; Scholarship Standing Rules**, Commissioner Profile - Mary Susan Scott Ammons; In Memoriam.
* Masthead only says October - December 1995
** Click here to view the current Scholarship Standing Rules and Application.


July/August/September 1995 Stag & Thistle (Vol 16, No 3*) - Chieftain's column; Games Report; Representative wanted for McPherson, Kansas, Games; Alexandria Christmas Walk; What is Haggis?; Battle Hymn of the Scotts; Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; Scholarship Standing Rules**; Williamsburg 1996; Annual General Meeting Announcement (Boone, NC); In Memoriam.
* Masthead only says July - September 1995
** Click here to view the current Scholarship Standing Rules and Application.

April/May/June 1995 Stag & Thistle Vol 16, No 2 - Copy Needed (If Published) - Not archived or scanned to PDF

January/February/March 1995 Stag & Thistle (Vol 16, No 1*) - Chieftain's column; A Special Thank You; The Family Coat of Arms; Charles Scott and the "Spirit of '79"; From the Membership Secretary; Flowers of the Forest; Caveat Emptor; Haggis & the Enterprising Scott; Williamsburg Festival Thanks Russ Scott; Games Reports; Genealogist's Report; Take Note of This (Geddes family organization); The Back Page (message from the editor).
* Masthead says Vol 17, No 10

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1994

October/November/December 1994 Stag & Thistle (Vol 15, No 4*) -  In Memoriam, William Scott Tyler 1915-1994; Flowers of the Forest; The new Stag & Thistle, Jams & Jellies; Special Report from the Deputy Chieftain; Membership Update; (Clan) Memorial Tribute to William Scott Tyler, Sr.; Wanted, Help Wanted; Chieftain's column; Commissioner's Reports.
* Masthead says Volume 16, Number 9

July/August/September 1994 Stag & Thistle Vol 15, No 3 - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

April/May/June 1994 Stag & Thistle Vol 15, No 2 - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

January/February/March 1994 Stag & Thistle Vol 15, No 1 - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

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1993

October/November/December 1993 Stag & Thistle Vol 13, No 4 - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

July/August/September 1993 Stag & Thistle Vol 13, No 3 - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

April/May/June 1993 Stag & Thistle Vol 13, No 2 - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

January/February/March 1993 Stag & Thistle Vol 13, No 1 - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

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1992

October/November/December 1992 Stag & Thistle (Vol 12, No 4) - Happy Hogmanay!; A Message from the Chief; Autobiography of an American Scott - Duncan R.C. Scott, Past Deputy Chieftain; From the Editor's Desk; Border History - Ault Wat of Harden; 1992 Scholarship Winner; News from Bowhill; Meet David Scott, Membership Secretary; Nominating Committee for 1993; Open Letter to the Membership; Clan Genealogist's column; Chieftain's column; Commissioner's Reports.

July/August/September 1992 Stag & Thistle (Vol 12, No 3) - Wedding Bells at Bowhill; Treasurer Report; News from the Borders; From the Editor's Desk; Scott County Virginia; Scotland Had Two Patron Saints; Famous Scots Regiment Saved; The Search for Seanchie; Upcoming Events; Before There Were Scots in Scotland; Biography of an American Scott - William Scott Tyler, Past Chieftain; New Members; Flowers of the Forest; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Clan Genealogist's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 1992 Stag & Thistle (Vol 12, No 2*) - Presentation of sculptured bust to the Duke of Buccleuch by Colorado Commissioner John Scott; Noted Scottish-American - Many talents, many interests, totally Scottish - Duncan MacDonald; Abbotsford: When Washington Irving Dropped in on Walter Scott; Nominating Committee report; Thanksgiving in Austin, Texas; Duke of Buccleuch appointed Chancellor  of the Thistle; From the Desk of the Editor; Letter from the Editor; A Red, Red Rose; Chieftain's column; Clan Genealogist's column; Commissioner's Reports.
* incorrectly numbered Volume 13, Number 1, First Quarter on the masthead

January/February/March 1992 Stag & Thistle (Vol 12, No 1) - Biography of an American Scott - Robert W. Scott; Robert Burns: Bard of Caledonia; From the Editor; Hoping for World Peace and Security at Home; News from the Borders; Story of the Kilt Pin; Old Scottish Tales: Beltane; "A Bellendaine" Rallying Cry of the Scotts; Flowers of the Forest; Chieftain's column; Clan Genealogist's column; Commissioner's Reports.

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1991

October/November/December 1991 Stag & Thistle (Vol 11, No 4) - Guid Yule & Happy Hogmanay; Christmas Greetings; From the Editor; Christmas in Olden Time; News for the Borders; 1992 Membership Renewals; Salute to Sir Walter Scott; Biography of American Scotts - Rear Admiral Hugh Patrick Scott; Border Book Review; Scottish Tale...; Swap/Spell/Exchange; Chieftain's column; Commissioner's Reports.

July/August/September 1991 Stag & Thistle (Vol 11, No 3) - Wedding Bells at Bowhill; The Earl & Countess Visit Grandfather Mountain; Letters to the Editor; Music Scholarship Awarded; Highland Dancer Awarded Scholarship; Caledonian Foundation Holds Annual Meeting; Coolness in Combat; From the Editors Desk; Tom Scott Family History - A Cooking Delight; Moments at Grandfather Mountain; Scottish Event Data Sheet; Scott Teacakes; Chieftain's column; Membership Secretary's column; Commissioner's Reports.

April/May/June 1991 Stag & Thistle (Vol 11, No 2) - Welcome Home; Annual Gathering and Business Meeting - Grandfather Mountain Games; Congratulations to Mr & Mrs John McIntosh; Help! (Scholarship Request for Selkirk High School in Scotland); Games Data Sheet; What's Happening in Scottland; Scott & Kerr Tour of the Scottish Borders; The Cost of War, Soldier Rest! Thy Warfare o'er; Chieftain's column.

January/February/March 1991 Stag & Thistle (Vol 11, No 1) - Welcome to the Earl & Countess of Dalkeith; Support Operation Desert Storm; Life Membership Certificates; Help! (Scholarship Request for Selkirk High School in Scotland); Games Data Sheet; Annual Gathering and Business Meeting - Grandfather Mountain Games; What's Happening in Scottland; Chieftain's column.

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1990

October/November/December 1990 Stag & Thistle (Vol 10, No 4) - Guid Yule & Happy Hogmanay; Christmas; 1990 Santa Rosa Highland Games and AGM; What's Happening in Scottland; Grandfather Highland Games at a Glance; St Andrew's Day; Chief of Clan Scott - 9th Duke of Buccleuch and 11th Duke of Queensberry; Message from the Chief; A Tainge Mhor; From the Desk of the Editor; Felix Scott (1786-1858); Military Genealogists Find It's No Dead-End Hobby; Scott & Kerr Tour of the Scottish Borders; Flowers of the Forest; Membership Secretary's column.

April/May/June July/August/September 1990 Stag & Thistle (Vol 10, No 2-3) - incorrectly numbered Volume 10, Number 2 on the masthead - Happy Birthday America!; New Hampshire Games - New England's Largest 'Gathering'; Nancy Strolle First Woman President of Illinois St Andrews Society; What's Happening in Scottland; Absentee Ballot; Historic Fort Scott, Kansas; History of Highland Games; Scottish-American Calendar.

January/February/March 1990 Stag & Thistle (Vol 10, No 1) - A Message from the Chieftain; Annual General Meeting at Santa Rosa Highland Games; The Countess of Dalkeith; The Coinage of Mary, Queen of Scots, Part 3; Flowers of the Forest.

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1989

October/November/December 1989 Stag & Thistle (Vol 9, No 4) - Scotts Bluff, Nebraska; Christmas in Olden Time; Report on Clan Scott Annual Business Meeting, Loon Mountain, September 1989; The Coinage of Mary, Queen of Scots, Part 2; All Around Scottland; What's Happening in Scottland.

April/May/June/July/August/September 1989 Stag & Thistle (Vol 9, No 2-3) - Scottsdale (Arizona); Grandfather Highland Games at a Glance - Report on Special Business Meeting; New Hampshire Highland Games and Clan Scott Business Meeting Information; All Around Scottland; The Coinage of Mary, Queen of Scots; The Kirk of Durisdeer; Celtic Heritage: The Feast of Lunasa; A Thousand Thanks - Harry Bowman and Clark Scott Step Down.

January/February/March 1989 Stag & Thistle (Vol 9, No 1) - Harry Bowman's Resignation as Secretary-Treasurer; Easter Message; Scott Genealogical Quarterly; Clan Scott Business Meeting at Loon Mountain Games, Lincoln, New Hampshire; Message from the Chieftain; Proposed Constitution and By Laws of the Clan Scott Society of the Americas*; The Ulster Scots, Part IV; A Visit to the Borders; Youth News.
* Note: The Clan Scott Society's Bylaws have been updated several times since this publication and our organization's name has changed.  For the current version, please see the Bylaws in the Literature section of the Members Only area.

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1988

October/November/December 1988 Stag & Thistle (Vol 8, No 4) - Guid Yule & Happy Hogmanay - Seasons Greetings; Chieftain's column; Deputy Chieftain's column; Editor's column; Scottish Yules - a Brief Overview; Recipes; Pipers on Parade; The Ulster Scots, Part III; Christmas in Olden Time; Samhain.

July/August/September 1988 Stag & Thistle (Vol 8, No 3) - Happy Birthday America!; They Turned Their Backs to Us and We Still Remember; Grandfather Mountain Highland Games at a Glance; Scheduled Clan Business Meetings; Youth News; Grandfather Mountain - Annual Gathering; Letters to the Chieftain and Newsletter; The Ulster Scots, Part II; Open Letter from the Editor.

April/May/June 1988 Stag & Thistle (Vol 8, No 2) - Plan to Attend Our Annual Gathering and Business Meeting at the Spectacular Grandfather Mountain Games; Dance Makes Clean Sweep!; The Ulster Scots, Part I; All Around Scottland; On the Death of Mr Scott, Boatswain of the H.M.S. Pique - The Gale (poem); Youth News; The Border Line.

January/February/March 1988 Stag & Thistle (Vol 8, No 1) - Greetings from the Duke of Buccleuch; What's Happening in Scottland; The Scottish Coinage; Chieftain's Corner; Commissioners; The Earl and Countess of Dalkeith; Orlando Games; Flowers of the Forest.

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1987

October/November/December 1987 Stag & Thistle (Vol 7, No 4) - Welcome to the Earl & Countess of Dalkeith; Clan Scott, USA, 1987-88 Officers; What's Happening in Scottland; The Scotts of Buccleuch; Genealogy request; The Posting of Jimmie Ratcliffe - Chapters 13 and 16 of "The Heart of Midlothian" by Sir Walter Scott; Hogmanay; Flowers of the Forest; A Guid New Year; Review - Scotland's Border County by David & Judy Steel; Santa Rosa Games; From the Editor.

July/August/September 1987 Stag & Thistle (Vol 7, No 3) - Happy Birthday America!; Gathering of the Clan 1987; Grandfather Mountain Highland Games; New Hampshire Games; Border Collies; The Scotts of Buccleuch; Peebles; Handfasting; Cowpens Battlefield; Lowland and Border History (books available); Alexander Brothers Entertain; 200 Scot Committee.

April/May/June 1987 Stag & Thistle (Vol 7, No 2) - Message from the Chieftain; Absentee Ballot; Clan Genealogist's column; History of Highland Games; Early Societal Organization in the Scottish Highlands, Part 2; Guard Ducks; Tartan Day; The Duchess' Favorite Shortbread; Lament for Culloden; News Briefs; Tribute to Charles A. Scott; Mary Queen of Scots Anniversary; What's Happening in Scottland; Gathering of the Clan 1987; Journal Notes - Sir Walter Scott.

January/February/March 1987 Clan Scott Newsletter (Vol 7, No 1) - Message from the Chieftain, Request for Nominations; What's Happening in Scottland; Coat of Arms offered (note: Coat of Arms are for individuals, not families!); Flowers of the Forest; Oatcakes; Scottish Dancers Receive Scott-sponsored Trophies; Early Societal Organization in the Scottish Highlands, Part 1; Famous American of Scottish Ancestry; Scottish Terms & Definition; Memorabilia; Letter from Visitor to Scotland; Tennessee County Rejoins State After 125 Years (Scott County); Age Has Nothing to Do with It; Newsletter Has New Name - Stag & Thistle; Auld Lang Syne.

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1986

October/November/December 1986 Clan Scott Newsletter (Vol 6, No 4) - Scotts Gather in the Highlands of North Carolina; Message from the Chieftain; Ballot for Naming Clan Newsletter; Scottish Group Cancels Big Meeting in Austin; St Andrew's Day, November 30th; From the Editor; Bon Voyage; David Scott, Northeast Commissioner; Greetings from the Duke of Buccleuch; The Highland Scots in North Carolina, Part 2; The Festival of Samhain; Famous Americans of Scottish Ancestry; Scott One-Name Study Update; Good Luck to Melody Bowman; Memorabilia; Flowers of the Forest; 1st Annual Charles Scott Golf Outing; What's Happening in Scottland; Heritage.

July/August/September 1986 Clan Scott Newsletter (Vol 6, No 3) - Happy Birthday America!; Famous American Scots; Locations of Clan Scott Tents at Festivals in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania; Message from the Chieftain; Austin to Host 1986 International Gathering of Clans; Monmouth Rebellion of 1685; Kith & Kin; Walk the Royal Mile; Scottish Women's Dress; News Briefs; Member Marriages; Flowers of the Forest; Important Dates in Scottish History.

April/May/June 1986 Clan Scott Newsletter (Vol 6, No 2) - History of Highland Games; Gathering of the Clan 1986; Kith & Kin; Books; The Highland Scots in North Carolina, Part 1; The Scott One-Name Study; News Briefts; Important Dates in Scottish History.

January/February/March 1986 Clan Scott Newsletter (Vol 6, No 1) - A Message from the Chaplain; Austin to Host 1986 International Gathering of Clans; Clan Tent in Florida; Request for old bylaws; Renewal Form; Important Dates in Scottish History

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1985

October/November/December 1985 Clan Scott Newsletter (Vol 5, No 4) - Thanks Harry!; A Scottish Toast; The Selkirk Grace; Messages from the Chieftain; Hogmanay (New Year) and Robert Burns; Member News; The Alexandria Christmas Walk; The Steel Bonnets - Book Review; Loch Lomond; Genealogy Corner; Sir Walter Scott; Important Dates in Scottish History.

July/August/September 1985 Clan Scott Newsletter (Vol 5, No 3) - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

April/May/June 1985 Clan Scott Newsletter (Vol 5, No 2) - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

January/February/March 1985 Clan Scott Newsletter (Vol 5, No 1) - Copy Needed - Not archived or scanned to PDF

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