Detailed diary of a trip made by Mary Pinkerton to America; typed transcript of diary (transcribed by Anne Cameron, June 2010). Enclosed in the manuscript diary are several loose additional diary pages; a poem entitled 'Books of the Bible'; a newspaper clipping intimating the death of Mary Pinkerton on 20 December ; and a newspaper clipping intimating the death of Mary Cochran, relict of James Pinkerton [undated].
Pinkerton, Mary Thomson, 1855-1912, niece of Allan Pinkerton, private detective
Correspondence; class ticket; subscriptions by students for Ure's benefit; prospectus of lectures; copies of Ure's published papers; licence from Andrew Ure to Patrick Cruikshank to use equipment for evaporating syrups and juices on St Vincent; details of patents by Ure; notice regarding his appointment at Belfast Academical Institution; items on his experiments with galvanism; articles about his work; biographical information and obituaries.
Plans by Thomas Rickman, architect; halls building committee minutes; psalm book; pulpit bible of the Reverend Robert Dickson; information on stained glass windows, plaques and memorials, including family tree of the Campbells of Tullichewan.
Series of 18 photographs and postcards depicting aspects of the history of the University of Strathclyde since its establishment in 1796; photograph of Iain Boyle receiving honorary degree, 2000; photograph of George Birkbeck, 1823.