- 1819-2011 (Creation)
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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Transferred from main library stock and purchase.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Collection of fictional works in which the city of Glasgow is an integral element or theme. First editions are present where available. The collection offers researchers the opportunity to consider the variety of historical and literary approaches used to depict Glasgow.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
The repository is not currently adding materials to this collection.
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
All the books in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
The collection was based on: Burgess, Moira (1999). 'The Glasgow Novel: a complete guide'. Hamilton : Scottish Library Association and Glasgow City Council Cultural and Leisure Services.
The books in the collection are discussed in: Burgess, Moira (1998). 'Imagine a city: Glasgow in fiction'. Argyll: Argyll Publishing.