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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

Mary Dixon papers

  • GB 249 JCE/22/7/5
  • Collectie
  • 1931 - 1967

Art and primary school science lecture notebooks, 1964-1966; year one geography project, 1964-1965; cardboard mounted needlework samples; course handouts, 1964-1967; book lists and timetable, 1964-1967; conditions for admission to Chapter III diploma courses, 1964-1965; photographs of students, 1964-1967; Jordanhill Students Song Book, 1966; Glasgow University Union Student Songs; Scottish Country Dance books, 1931-1963.

Dixon, Mary McLiver, b. 1947, student at Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow

Andrew Ure papers

  • GB 249 OM/202
  • Collectie
  • 1812 - 1876, 2004

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.

Ure, Andrew, 1778-1857, chemist

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

John Anderson papers

  • GB 249 OA
  • Collectie
  • 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

Pamphlets

This section comprises the following series:

  1. Town planning

  2. Economics

  3. Sociology and Civics

  4. Art

  5. Architecture

  6. Philosophy

  7. Religion

  8. Education

  9. Geography

  10. Science

  11. Astronomy

  12. World Current Affairs and Politics

  13. Literature/Journalism

  14. Maps and Guide Books

  15. Miscellanea

Classification of the Sciences

This section comprises the following series:

  1. Manuscript and typescript lecture notes, papers etc.

  2. Printed and published material

  3. Correspondence

Royal Technical College Scientific Society records

  • GB 249 OK/3
  • Collectie
  • 1887 - 1939

Society journal, 1887-1923; member's ticket, 1893/1894; supper and concert programme, 1900; menu cards, 1910, 1913; information leaflet with syllabus and membership application form, 1924/1925, 1933/1934.

Royal Technical College Scientific Society

Books

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)

Eaton collection

  • GB 249 SC Eaton
  • Collectie
  • 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