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Glasgow Stock Exchange collection

  • GB 249 SC Glasgow Stock Exchange
  • Collection
  • 1845-1964
  • Glasgow stock exchange daily lists, 1845-1963
  • Scottish stock exchange lists, 1964 only
  • Set of local acts, 1892-1936
  • Stock exchange ten-year record of prices and dividends: compiled by Mathieson and Sons, 1907-1957

Glasgow Stock Exchange

Architecture collection

  • GB 249 SC Architecture
  • Collection
  • 1727-1971

Collection of large folio volumes of architecture related material.

University of Strathclyde | Library

Buchanan Society collection

  • GB 249 SC Buchanan
  • Collection
  • 1566-1999

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.

Buchanan Society, Glasgow

Carter collection

  • GB 249 SC Carter
  • Collection
  • 1888-2001

Collection of books, mainly on economics and education, written or edited by Sir Charles Carter.

Carter, Sir Charles Frederick, 1919-2002, economist

Eaton collection

  • GB 249 SC Eaton
  • Collection
  • 1813-1976

John C. Eaton’s working collection of books from his office in the Mathematics Department of the University of Strathclyde. Includes items on mathematics, science and higher education.

Eaton, John Carnegie, 1915-1972, mathematician

Food Science collection

  • GB 249 SC Food Science
  • Collection
  • 1967-2004

Collection of texts and conference proceedings on food science.

International Union of Food Science and Technology

Giles collection

  • GB 249 SC Giles
  • Collection
  • 1894-1978

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

Giles, Charles Hugh, 1909-1983, chemist

Glasgow Dilettanti Society collection

  • GB 249 SC Dilettanti
  • Collection
  • 1676-1870

Collection of works relating to the fine arts and art history dating from the 18th and 19th centuries. The collection includes exhibition and sale catalogues, biographies and critiques of artists, and texts on drawing, painting and sculpture.

Glasgow Dilettanti Society

Glasgow Novel collection

  • GB 249 SC Glasgow Novel
  • Collection
  • 1819-2011

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.

University of Strathclyde | Library

Jack Williams collection

  • GB 249 SC Jack Williams
  • Collection
  • 1847-2002

Collection of over 700 titles on naval history, with particular emphasis on the ships and naval operations of World War II. The collection, compiled by Jack Williams, also contains research files which assemble information on ships and minesweepers, including photographs, cuttings, notes and unpublished material.

The collection also includes publications by Jack Williams:

  • 'They led the way: the fleet minesweepers at Normandy, June 1944' (Blackpool: 1994)
  • 'The Algerines: Fleet minesweepers of the Royal Navy, 1942-1961' (Blackpool: 1995)
  • 'Fleet sweepers at war: fleet minesweepers of the Royal Navy 1939-1945' (Blackpool: 1997)

Williams, Jack, b. 1925, naval historian

Jordanhill collection

  • GB 249 SC Jordanhill
  • Collection
  • 1672-1980

Collection of rare books and material that had previously been part of the working collection of Jordanhill’s antecedent institutions: Glasgow Provincial Training College (1907-1959), Glasgow Church of Scotland Training College (1845-1907) or Glasgow Free Church Training College (1845-1907).

It contains mainly 19th and 20th century materials for primary and secondary level education, including: books covering tuition of reading, writing and arithmetic; children’s picture books; textbooks; other educational material; and reports on education in Scotland.

Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow

Labour History collection

  • GB 249 SC Labour History
  • Collection
  • 1890-2002

Collection of works on socialism and left wing politics.

Includes microfilm copies of:

  • Scottish Trades Union Congress minutes, 1897-1951
  • Scottish Trades Union Congress annual reports, 1897-1931
  • Hamilton Labour Party records, 1918-1951
  • Labour politics in Glasgow, 1894-1951
  • Glasgow Trades Council minutes and annual reports, 1858-1951
  • Scottish women's suffrage movement, 1902-1933

University of Strathclyde | Library

Laing collection

  • GB 249 SC Laing
  • Collection
  • 1627-1883

Collection of mathematics texts dating from the 17th to the 19th centuries.

Laing, Alexander, d. 1882, mathematician

Mechanics/Anderson's collection

  • GB 249 SC Mechanics/Anderson
  • Collection
  • 1657-1883

Collection of books, mainly on literature, science and 19th century history. Also contains mechanics magazine publications.

Anderson's College, Glasgow | Library

Muirhead collection

  • GB 249 SC Muirhead
  • Collection
  • 1731-1889

Collection of titles on psychology and various subjects.

The collection also includes serial publications:

  • Mind, volume 1-12, 1876-1887
  • Proceedings of the Glasgow Philosophical Society, volume 7-18, 1870/71-1886/87
  • Symon's Monthly Meteorological Magazine, volume 6-19, 1871-1884

The books have the monogram 'H.M.' embossed on the spines.

Muirhead, Henry, 1814-1890, physician

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