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The Scottish Archive Network hosts the websites of the following archives and organizations.

Abertay Historical Society
Abertay Historical Society was founded in 1947 and promotes interest in history, particularly the history of Angus, Fife and Perthshire.

Friends of Dundee City Archives
The Friends of Dundee City Archives is an organisation, established in 1989, which supports the work of the Archivists in Dundee. This SCAN-hosted website includes a database of Wesleyan Baptisms, Dundee 1785-1898, as well as 'The Howff File' - an index to 80,000 records of individuals buried at 'The Howff' - Dundee's City Cemetery.

Scottish Records Association
The SRA is a forum, where users, owners and custodians of records can discuss matters relating to their custody, conservation and accessibility. The SRA's website provides details of its conferences and other events and publications.

Stair Society
The Stair Society was founded in 1934 to encourage the study and advance the knowledge of Scots Law by the publication of original documents and by the reprinting and editing of works of sufficient rarity or importance. This SCAN-hosted website includes digital images of two volumes of early Scottish Parliamentary material which are held by the National Archives of Scotland (NAS). The 13th century Berne MS (PA5/1) and the 14th century Ayr Manuscript (reference PA5/2) are two of the earliest surviving manuscripts of the 'auld' laws of Scotland.