- 1731-1889 (Creation)
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The Muirhead Collection of books was originally housed in The Muirhead common room, a separate recreational space for female students at the University. It was dispersed into main library stock in 1959 when the students union moved to the John Street building. The collection was extracted from the main library in the 1970s and housed in Special Collections as the Muirhead Collection.
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The Muirhead Collection was bequeathed to the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College following the death of Henry Muirhead.
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Collection of titles on psychology and various subjects.
The collection also includes serial publications:
- Mind, volume 1-12, 1876-1887
- Proceedings of the Glasgow Philosophical Society, volume 7-18, 1870/71-1886/87
- Symon's Monthly Meteorological Magazine, volume 6-19, 1871-1884
The books have the monogram 'H.M.' embossed on the spines.
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The books in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.