Collection SC James Waugh - James Waugh record collection

Identity area

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GB 249 SC James Waugh


James Waugh record collection


  • 1930-2000 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

10 metres
Gramophone records

Context area

Name of creator


Biographical history

Jim Waugh was a writer, broadcaster (as "Nighthawk" on Radio Clyde) and jazz expert.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The collection was donated to the University of Strathclyde by Genevieve Waugh in 1998.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Collection of over 2,300 vinyl records of jazz music collated during Jim Waugh's career.

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System of arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by artist.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

A record player is available for listening to the records in the reading room, headphones are provided.

Finding aids

All the records in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.

Search "MLSPJAZ" to find a full list of titles in the James Waugh collection

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