Collection SC Architecture - Architecture collection

Identity area

Reference code

GB 249 SC Architecture


Architecture collection


  • 1727-1971 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

48 metres

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

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.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Collection of large folio volumes of architecture related material.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

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

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Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

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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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