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Guiding History Links

Here are some links to websites and webpages that deal with various aspects of Guiding and Scouting history. It's a fascinating subject and you can spend endless hours following these links.

Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting and co-Founder of Guiding


Some excerpts from B-P's writings
http://usscouts.org/history/BPoutlook1.asp
http://www.geocities.com/scouterkevin/yarn_index.htm
http://www.anzagl.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=259&Itemid=46

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Pinetree Web
The best place to start for Scouting history. An exhausative and useful list of links, books, photos and more.
http://pinetreeweb.com/B-P.htm

Scouting Milestones
An excellent collection of early Scouting material. An exhaustive and unparalleled chronology and history of Scouting
http://www.scouting.milestones.btinternet.co.uk/

African Seeds of Scouting
An excellent site for information on BP and Mafeking
http://www.scouting.org.za/seeds/bluff.html

Scouting History and Traditions
An american site with a wealth of information on scouting history including a few good links for BP
http://members.aol.com/randywoo/bsahis/index.htm

Scout History Association
An excellent source of info with links and bibliographies
http://www.netpages.free-online.co.uk/sha/

Hennings Scouting History
American outlook on scouting history with some good notes on original scouting values and laws
http://home.earthlink.net/~scouters/history.html

INFED - Baden Powell
A good bibliography site
http://www.infed.org/thinkers/et-bp.htm

Scouts Australia
An overview of BP and how scouting came to Australia
http://www.scouts.com.au/

Troop 56 - Lord Baden Powell
A good selection of notes on the history of scouting and BP
http://www.sonet.net/usr/troop56/bphist.htm

BP House (Scoutbase)
The website for BP House
http://www.scoutbase.org.uk/direct/campsite/ bphouse/

BP Says
Some Baden-Powell quotes
http://twc-woodbadge.freeservers.com/bpsays.htm

Whatever happened to Baden-Powell's Rolls Royce?
a page on the Rolls Royce that 'A Penny for the Chief' bought, named Jam-Roll
http://www.jamroll.org/

Agnes Baden-Powell, co-Founder of Guiding

Betty Clay
Pages written by her son, Robin http://www.spanglefish.com/bettyclay/index.asp?pageid=165467

Olave Baden-Powell, first Chief Guide

 

Links to history pages on the internet

South Australian Guiding history
http://www.guidessa.org.au/history/history.htm

Singapore Guiding history:
http://www.girlguides.org.sg/history/singapore_history.html