Scout History Association

Formally known as "Scout History Club"

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This is the Web page where you can find incisive history on Scouting. Many of the details you will find in the Web pages associated with this History Association, you will not find elsewhere.

The aim of the Scout History Association is to bring together those who are interested in Scouting History, and to encourage the production of articles on Scouting and its history, though copyright to the author, to be shared freely via the Internet.

Submision of Web Pages, via links, or to be published on the History Association Web Pages.
Details of the Web Page, which the author wishes to be linked to the histroy Association page must be emailed to the address of the Association Web-Master (bottom of this page). If the page is acceptable, then a link will be included.
If an author does not have access to Web space, or for other reasons wishes it to be included in the Association pages, please send the text (if it is not already in HTML or Web Page Code) via an E.Mail. If a page is ready made, attach it to an email. If the page is acceptable, it will become part of the Association pages.

Any person can join the Scout History Association. All you will need is to e.mail your full name and your email address, and you will be included on the membership list page, which is published on this Site. You must mark the subject of your e.mail as "Scout History Association". There is no fee, or membership subscriptions. There might yet be a membership badge, after one has been designed.

Membership Roll  
Association Newsletter  

Association Library thus far    
The true origins of the Boy Scouts    
Boy Scouts and militarism   
The use of the name 'Boy Scouts', 1899-1906, in Boys Literature
A Bibliography of the British Boy Scouts

The British Boy Scouts Law and Promise
Independent Scouts in the United Kingdom 1970s-2000s
British Boy Scouts, and British Boys' Naval Brigade in 'Chums' 1907-1911
The origins of the Left Handshake  
Mount Morgan "Blue" Boy Scouts  
The growing crisis in the Scout movement 
Texts for Scout Historians - The Boy Scout Tests  
Texts for Scout Historians - The Blessing and Dedication of Flags  
Scouting in the Pioneer Movement in Russia  

Web Pages belonging to other organisations.
The first Italian Scouts founded by Sir Francis Vane  
The History of the British Boy Scouts  
The Histrory of the British Girl Scouts  
The History of the Order of World Scouts  
Notes on Robert Baden-Powell's Sexuallity

Links to other Scout/Woodcraft History Web Sites
Scouting History and Traditions
The Pine Tree Web
The Scout Engine
Historical Badges of the Boy Scouts of America 
Federation Scouts of Europe, Italian Association  
Association des Eclaireurs Baden-Powell  
The Woodcraft Folk Home Page

Information and the History of the Kibbo Kift  
Ernest Thompson Seton Institute    
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