Collection SC Laing - Laing collection

Identity area

Reference code

GB 249 SC Laing


Laing collection


  • 1627-1883 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

10 metres

Context area

Name of creator

(d. 1882)

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The collection was formed from the personal library of Alexander Laing who left it as a bequest to Anderson's College.

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Scope and content

Collection of mathematics texts dating from the 17th to the 19th centuries.

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      Finding aids

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

      Search "MLSPLA" to find a full list of titles in the Laing collection

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      Publication note

      The collection is listed in: 'Catalogue of books bequeathed to Anderson's College by Alexander Laing, LL.D., late professor of mathematics there.' (Glasgow, 1883)

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