Collection SC Buchanan - Buchanan Society collection

Identity area

Reference code

GB 249 SC Buchanan


Buchanan Society collection


  • 1566-1999 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

4 metres

Context area

Name of creator

(Established 1725)

Administrative history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The collection is held on deposit from the Buchanan Society.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Collection of works by and about members of the Buchanan family, most notably George Buchanan (1506-1582), tutor to Mary Queen of Scots and later to King James VI of Scotland. The collection includes material on Buchanan clan history and genealogy.

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Conditions of access and use area

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Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

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      Physical characteristics and technical requirements

      Finding aids

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

      Search "MLSPBU" to find a full list of titles in the Buchanan Society collection

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      Existence and location of originals

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      Related units of description

      The Buchanan Society papers are available at Glasgow City Archives in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow.

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