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Patrick Geddes papers

  • GB 249 T-GED
  • Collection
  • 1531-1969

The collection covers most periods of Geddes’s life, and nearly all of the places in which he lived and worked. It comprises correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, pamphlets and books, photographs, maps, plans, prints and drawings, including Ge...

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Leith Buchanan Family papers

  • GB 249 T-LB
  • Collection
  • 18th and 19th centuries

The collection appears to comprise legal, estate and financial records of the Leith Buchanan Family and their antecedents. The documents, mainly from the 18th and 19th centuries, relate to land and property in the area around Drymen. Although most...

Leith Buchanan family

John Anderson papers

  • GB 249 OA
  • Collection
  • 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

Govane Family of Drumquhassle papers

  • GB 249 T-GOV
  • Collection
  • 1744, 1763 - 1862, 1932

Correspondence (c 300 letters); account books; household expenses and receipts; railway map and prospectuses; diary and pocket books; maps of the estate; plans and drawings for Park of Drumquhassle; family tree; marriage contract and other legal d...

Govane family of Drumquhassle

Ross Priory memorabilia

  • GB 249 T-MIN/11
  • Collection
  • 1751 - 1978

Photographs of India c. 1912 taken by S.H. Christie, probably a relative of Major George Christie, owner of Ross Priory; garden notebooks; published articles and press cuttings about Ross Priory.

Ross Priory

Houston Family of Johnstone papers

  • GB 249 T-HOU
  • Collection
  • 1757 - 1843

Notebooks, letters, bills and receipts relating to the Houston Family of Johnstone and to Quarrelton Colliery.

Houston, George, 1743-1815, 4th Laird of Johnstone

Glasgow Dilettanti Society records

  • GB 249 T-DIL
  • Collection
  • 1788, 1825 - 1843

Minute books of the society and of the lottery committee; laws of the society; treasurer's book; cash receipt books for exhibitions; incoming letter book; exhibition catalogues; catalogue of books etc belonging to the society; library loans r...

Glasgow Dilettanti Society

Walter Crum papers

  • GB 249 OM/43
  • Collection
  • 1789 - 1929

Correspondence 1860-1867; published articles; Thornliebank chartulary 1789-1929.

Crum, Walter, 1796-1867, calico printer and chemist

Thomas Garnett papers

  • GB 249 OM/64
  • Collection
  • 1791 - 1804, 1988, 2004

Published articles by Garnett; correspondence; marriage certificate; map of Garnett's tour of the Highlands in 1798; receipts and insurance certificate; cartoon by Gillray.

Garnett, Thomas, 1766-1802, chemist and physician

Anderson's College records

  • GB 249 OB
  • Collection
  • 1796-1887

Records relating to governance; constitutional and legal records; annual reports; calendars; class and lecture advertisements, programmes and syllabuses; class admission tickets; subscription lists; financial records; draft contract relating to pr...

Anderson's College, Glasgow

Marjorie Cruickshank papers

  • GB 249 CRU
  • Collection
  • 1803 - 1984

Curriculum vitae; copies of some of her published papers; source material gathered in the course of researching her history; correspondence with Robert Rusk concerning the history; books.

Cruickshank, Marjorie, 1920-1983, educationist

Andrew Ure papers

  • GB 249 OM/202
  • Collection
  • 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 V...

Ure, Andrew, 1778-1857, chemist

David Stow collection

  • GB 249 STO
  • Collection
  • c. 1816 - 2009

Biographical information; copies of correspondence with David Stow 1816-1852; portraits and photographs; copies of published works by David Stow; published books and articles about David Stow.

Letter from Walter Scott to Daniel Terry, playwright and actor

  • GB 249 T-MIN/33
  • Item
  • 12 November 1816

Refers to a drama he plans to produce for his godson; two of his tales [‘The Black Dwarf’ and ‘Old Mortality’] which he has just finished and is sending to Terry; an extension to his cottage at Abbotsford; his armorial bearings which are to be use...

Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832, 1st Baronet, poet and novelist

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