George F. Black

Author

George Fraser Black (1866–1948) was a Scottish-born American librarian, historian and linguist. He worked at the New York Public Library for 35 years, and he was the author of several books about Scottish culture. His monumental study of Scottish surnames was written over a period of 40 years.

George Fraser Black (1866–1948) was a Scottish-born American librarian, historian and linguist. He worked at the New York Public Library for 35 years, and he was the author of several books about Scottish culture. His monumental study of Scottish surnames was written over a period of 40 years.

Books

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Mar 2022
    £40.00

    First published by the New York Public Library in 1946, Black’s The Surnames of Scotland has long established itself as one of the great classics of genealogy. Arranged alphabetically, each entry contains a concise history of the family in...