A Century of Thrift: The Romance of the Airdrie Savings Bank, 1835-1935

A Century of Thrift: The Romance of the Airdrie Savings Bank, 1835-1935

George Blake

Baird & Hamilton, 1935 - 67 pages

This wonderfully titled booklet -- how often do we see "romance" linked to a savings bank? -- commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Airdrie Savings Bank of Airdrie, Scotland. Let's remember that the first modern savings bank was founded by the Rev. Dr. Henry Duncan in Ruthwell, Scotland, in 1810. And on the subject of thrift "romance": See also, in this Collection, "The Romance of the Savings Bank," a book by Archibald Granger Bowie published in 1898.

Subjects: Savings banks, Cooperatives, Thrift Collection

More by: George Blake

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