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Fragment of an Australian goldfields diary

  • GB 249 T-MIN/1
  • Item
  • 1856

The diary covers the period May-November 1856. The anonymous writer, a farmer's son, and his brother appear to have had gold claims at Whitehorse, near Ballarat for about three years. The writer then describes life aboard ship on a voyage (wi...

Glasgow Dilettanti Society records

  • GB 249 T-DIL
  • Collection
  • 1788, 1825 - 1843

Minute books of the society and of the lottery committee; laws of the society; treasurer's book; cash receipt books for exhibitions; incoming letter book; exhibition catalogues; catalogue of books etc belonging to the society; library loans r...

Glasgow Dilettanti Society

Houston Family of Johnstone papers

  • GB 249 T-HOU
  • Collection
  • 1757 - 1843

Notebooks, letters, bills and receipts relating to the Houston Family of Johnstone and to Quarrelton Colliery.

Houston, George, 1743-1815, 4th Laird of Johnstone

Andersonian University class tickets of William Moore

  • GB 249 OJF/5/2/1
  • Collection
  • 1832 - 1835

Andersonian University class tickets:1-4: Anatomy, 1832-1833, 1833-1834, 1834-1835, 18355-6: Chemistry, 1832-1833, 1834-18357-9: Practical Anatomy, 1833-1834, 1834-1835, 183510: Practical Chemistry, 1834-183511-13: Practice of Phy...

Moore, William, fl. 1832-1835, student at Anderson's University, Glasgow

Anderson collection

  • GB 249 SC Anderson
  • Collection
  • 1539-1832

Collection of books, papers and lecture notes grouped in classes of theology, philosophy, literature and history.

Anderson, John, 1726-1796, natural philosopher

Sheet music

  • GB 249 T-MIN/7
  • Collection
  • mid 18th century - early 19th century

Small collection of printed and manuscript sheet music by various composers. Probably mid 18th to early 19th century in origin.

Letter from Walter Scott to Daniel Terry, playwright and actor

  • GB 249 T-MIN/33
  • Item
  • 12 November 1816

Refers to a drama he plans to produce for his godson; two of his tales [‘The Black Dwarf’ and ‘Old Mortality’] which he has just finished and is sending to Terry; an extension to his cottage at Abbotsford; his armorial bearings which are to be use...

Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832, 1st Baronet, poet and novelist

John Anderson papers

  • GB 249 OA
  • Collection
  • 1721 - 1798

Personal items; letters; writings on scientific, military, antiquarian and other topics; material relating to Anderson's involvement with the University of Glasgow.

Anderson, John, 1726-1796, natural philosopher

Diary of Mary Pinkerton

  • GB 249 T-PIN
  • Item
  • 11 July - 15 September 1903

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...

Pinkerton, Mary Thomson, 1855-1912, niece of Allan Pinkerton, private detective

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