Collection SC Architecture - Architecture collection

Identity area

Reference code

GB 249 SC Architecture


Architecture collection


  • 1727-1971 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

48 metres

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The books were transferred from the architecture department and Royal Technical College library to form the Architecture Collection. A multi-volume set of 'Description de l'Egypte' (Paris, 1809-1822), formerly of the House of Lords Library, was donated to the repository in 1988 by the National Library of Scotland.

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Scope and content

Collection of large folio volumes of architecture related material.

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System of arrangement

The books are arranged in two sequences, UDC and Dewey class order.

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Finding aids

All the books in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.

Search "MLSPAR" to find a full list of titles in the Architecture collection

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