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Conversations with workers at the former Linwood car plant

  • GB 249 SOHC 1
  • Collection
  • Original recordings, 1981-1985

A series of interviews with former employees at the motor manufacturing complex at Linwood, Renfrewshire, 20km west of Glasgow, Scotland.Manufacturing activity first started at Linwood during WWII, under the government's shadow factory scheme...

Lockyer, Clifford, b. 1946, economist

Blodwen Lloyd Binns papers

  • GB 249 OM/86
  • Collection
  • c. 1926 - 1976

Published papers of Blodwen Lloyd; correspondence; newscuttings; photographs, mainly of academic staff at Royal Technical College, Glasgow; job application and testimonials.

Binns, Blodwen, Lloyd, 1901-1991, botanist, bacteriologist and biologist

Photographs of occupation of Mashonaland

  • GB 249 T-MIN/12
  • Collection
  • 1890 - 1977

Reproductions, made c 1977, of photographs taken in 1890 by William Ellerton Fry of the trek of the Pioneer Column from the Macloutsie River in Northern Bechuanaland to the high veld, Matabeleland and Fort Salisbury, Mashonaland, through Provident...

Fry, William Ellerton, 1846-1930, explorer and trader

Royal Technical College Dramatic and Musical Club records

  • GB 249 OK/33
  • Collection
  • 1927 - 1932

Minutes, 1929-1930; programmes for performances, 1927-1932; letter from George Stewart to Blodwen Lloyd inviting her to take part in play, 1928.

Royal Technical College Dramatic and Musical Club

Rare Books collection

  • GB 249 SC Rare
  • Collection
  • 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

Young Collection

  • GB 249 SC Young
  • Collection
  • 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

Agnew collection

  • GB 249 SC Agnew
  • Collection
  • 1778-1992

Collection of books, mainly on Scottish industrial history and archaeology. Also includes some literature, notably by Sir Walter Scott and Allan Ramsay.

Agnew, James Percival, 1905-1998, chairman of the Scottish College of Commerce

'96 Group records

  • GB 249 OK/10
  • Collection
  • 1954 - 1996

Minutes; record of proceedings; lists of attendees at annual proceedings; research papers and accompanying photographs and other material; programmes; exhibition catalogues; correspondence; tape recordings; menus.

'96 Group

Alexander Mellanby papers

  • GB 249 OM/109
  • Collection
  • 1877-1951, 1993

Job applications and testimonials; correspondence; scientific notebooks; papers relating to Glasgow University honorary degree; publications; newspaper cuttings; medals.

Mellanby, Alexander Lawson, 1871-1951, engineer

James Blyth papers

  • GB 249 OM/17
  • Collection
  • 1868 - 1989

Material by and about James Blyth including testimonials; patents; papers; drawing; obituaries and biographical information; correspondence.

Blyth, James, 1838-1906, physicist

Patrick Geddes papers

  • GB 249 T-GED
  • Collection
  • 1531 - 1969

The collection covers most periods of Geddes’s life, and nearly all of the places in which he lived and worked. It comprises correspondence, notes, pamphlets and books, photographs, maps, plans, prints and drawings, including Geddes' famous &...

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Hugh Lang papers

  • GB 249 T-LA
  • Collection
  • 1860 - 1862

Incoming letters to Dr Lang, mainly relating to the management of his estates in the West Indies; letters from family and friends such as the Eckford family; financial accounts.

Lang, Hugh, 1779-1864, plantation owner

Interviews with George Wyllie for the National Life Stories project, Artists' Lives

  • GB 249 GW
  • Collection
  • 2003-2004

Recordings and full transcripts of 6 interviews conducted with Wyllie by freelance oral history interviewer Jenny Simmons between 10 December 2003 and 15 March 2004. The interviews follow a 'life story' format, covering Wyllie's fam...

Wyllie, George Ralston, 1921-2012, artist and sculptor

Ludovic Kennedy papers

  • GB 249 KEN
  • Collection
  • c. 1946 - 2009

Research for and drafts of two published works by Ludovic Kennedy - 'Ten Rillington Place' (published 1961) and 'The Trial of Stephen Ward' (published 1964) - and two unpublished works - 'Lieutenant' and 'Saying...

Kennedy, Ludovic Henry Coverley, 1919-2009, writer and broadcaster

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

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