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This section comprises what was probably part of the Outlook Tower library, although some books may have been in Patrick Geddes' private collection. Subjects covered are:

Agriculture, Husbandry, Gardens (1-21)
Architecture (22-42A)
Art (43-55)
Astronomy and Cosmography (56-75)
Biology, Botany and Zoology (76-108)
Education (109-113)
Exhibitions (114)
Geography (115-128)
Geology and Mineralogy (129-135)
History and Chronology (136-187)
Literature (188-196)
Music (197)
Planning, Housing, Public Health etc. (198-230)
Printing (231)
Religion and Philosophy (232-241)
Science (Applied and Theoretical) Including Mathematics, Mechanics, Navigation etc. (242-291)
Social Sciences including Sociology, Political Economy, Politics, Social Studies (312-317)
Travel and Topography (318-341)
Government Papers (342-349)
General Reference Works (350-354)
Miscellanea (355-361)

Young Collection

  • GB 249 SC Young
  • Collectie
  • 1447-1862

Collection of books and manuscripts on alchemy and early science dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Mainly German and Latin texts, the collection includes one incunabulum dating from 1495 and one manuscript dated 1447.

Young, James, 1811-1883, chemist

Strathclyde collection

  • GB 249 SC Strathclyde
  • Collectie
  • 1799 to date

The Strathclyde collection comprises printed or published material by or about the University of Strathclyde and its staff. There are three components to the collection:

  • Strathclyde staff collection comprising publications by members of staff of the University, including monographs or other publications (except periodical articles) of which a member of staff is prominent as an author, compiler, editor, translator, illustrator, consultant, etc during their University employment.

  • Strathclyde official collection comprising publications of the University or its constituent organisations, including: official publications of the University as a whole; publications of departments and faculties; student, staff and graduate association publications.

  • Strathclyde serial collection comprising serial/journal publications, newspapers, newsletters and annuals of the University or its constituent organisations, including: official publications of the University as a whole; publications of departments and faculties; student, staff and graduate association publications.

University of Strathclyde | Library

Scottish Mountaineering Club library

  • GB 249 SC SMC
  • Collectie
  • 1707 to date

Collection of books, journals, maps and yearbooks. Also SMC library register (1 volume) recording books borrowed from the collection from 1935-2007.

It includes historical and current publications by the Scottish Mountaineering Club and Scottish Mountaineering Trust along with a vast library of books on: technical and philosophical aspects of mountaineering, climbing, skiing, hill walking and other outdoor pursuits; fiction and literature; biographies and autobiographies; travel and exploration from all over the world which includes an extensive collection of Scottish texts; history of mountaineering; antiquarian collection of 18th century Scottish travel and tour books.

Scottish Mountaineering Club

Scottish Hotel School collection

  • GB 249 SC SHS
  • Collectie
  • 1776-2000

Collection of books originally part of the reference library at the Scottish Hotel School. The collection is made up of two components:

  • The Scottish Hotel School antiquarian collection comprising over 200 books on cookery dating mostly from 1776 to the 1940s. It includes 18th century Scottish cookery books, works by Mrs Beeton and other popular writers and books by 19th century French chefs such as Alexis Soyer.

  • The Scottish Hotel School cookery collection comprising over 700 books on cookery and wine, dating from 1885 to 2000 but primarily 20th century.

Scottish Hotel School

Robertson collection

  • GB 249 SC Robertson
  • Collectie
  • 1678 to date

Collection of material on the history and description of Glasgow, industrial archaeology in the West of Scotland, Scottish topography and travel history. Also includes a collection of ephemera, notes and articles.

Robertson, John, 1912-1990, local government officer and researcher

Rare Books collection

  • GB 249 SC Rare
  • Collectie
  • 1601-2011

Collection of books printed before 1840 transferred from main library stock. Also includes later special material such as first editions, limited editions, vulnerable plates and fine bindings.

University of Strathclyde | Library

Nicoll collection

  • GB 249 SC Nicoll
  • Collectie
  • 1837-1974

Collection of books and pamphlets, mainly on socialism and communism.

New Towns collection

  • GB 249 SC New Towns
  • Collectie
  • 1905-2007

Collection of around 500 items relating to new towns in Britain and internationally. The material mostly dates from the 1920s until the present and includes reports, town plans and planning proposals, and maps. The collection also includes archival material relating to new towns in Scotland, with particular emphasis on Livingston.

National Council of Labour Colleges collection

  • GB 249 SC NCLC
  • Collectie
  • 1845-1970

Collection, from the library of the National Council of Labour Colleges, of mainly 20th century publications on socialism. Also includes Labour Party publications, literature and history.

National Council of Labour Colleges

Muirhead collection

  • GB 249 SC Muirhead
  • Collectie
  • 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

Mechanics/Anderson's collection

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

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

Anderson's College, Glasgow | Library

Laing collection

  • GB 249 SC Laing
  • Collectie
  • 1627-1883

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

Laing, Alexander, d. 1882, mathematician

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