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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)As...

Royal Scottish Geographical Society reference collection

  • GB 249 SC RSGS reference
  • Collection
  • 1813-2008

This collection forms part of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society collection which is held in the main library. This component of the collection contains the rare and valuable items not available for borrowing.The collection includes works on ...

Royal Scottish Geographical Society

Robertson collection

  • GB 249 SC Robertson
  • Collection
  • 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

Scottish Mountaineering Club library

  • GB 249 SC SMC
  • Collection
  • 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 Mo...

Scottish Mountaineering Club

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