Collection SC Giles - Giles collection

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GB 249 SC Giles


Giles collection


  • 1894-1978 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

7 metres

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Biographical history

Charles Giles was Senior Lecturer then Reader then Research Professor in Colour Chemistry and Dyeing at the University of Strathclyde (1946-1983).

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The collection was bequeathed to the Andersonian Library by the late Professor Charles H. Giles, who collected them as examples of their type.

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Scope and content

Collection of murder/mystery novels of the country house genre, including some early editions.

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The collection is arranged alphabetically by author.

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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 "MLSPGC" to find a full list of titles in the Giles collection

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