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University of Glasgow (Scottish University))

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1451- :

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Draft Examination Papers, late 19th-early 20th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW414
Scope and Contents Draft examination papers for the University of Glasgow M.A. Degree Examinations (Ordinary) in Celtic.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Folio B, c1669-c1708

 Series — Box: Dk.1.2
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio B
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory consist of: Most of the scientific content of Folio B comes from early in Gregory's career. It includes an index of later letters of John Collins (1625-1683) to James Gregorie (1638-1675), a number of Edinburgh lectures in geometry, mechanics, and optics, and some tables and manuscript pieces of 'Elementa Catoptricae et Dioptricae', the 'Institutes of Astronomy', and the 'Elementa...
Dates: c1669-c1708

Glasgow University Celtic Chair Appeal Fund Papers, 1936-1937

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW402
Scope and Contents Correspondence, John Cameron to James Carmichael Watson, inviting attendance at a meeting with a Committee established to make an appeal for funds to establish a Chair in Celtic at Glasgow University. Letter also encloses a Memorial by Committee of the Glasgow University Ossianic Club, with reference to the establishment of a Chair of Celtic.
Dates: 1936-1937

Lecture Notes of John Robison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-204
Scope and Contents Lecture notes from the time when Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The notes embrace the sciences of mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy and optics, together with electricity and magnetism.

It is assumed that these are Robison's own notes but this has not been verified.
Dates: c1779-c1801

Letter from Alexander Wilson to Joseph Black, 21 January 1768

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/I/26-27
Scope and Contents Letter from Alexander Wilson, and his son, to Joseph Black regarding thermometers, clouds, air pressure and the evaporation of ice.
Dates: 21 January 1768

Letter from William Stark to Joseph Black, 20 March 1766

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/I/22-25
Scope and Contents Letter from William Stark, London, to Joseph Black , wishing to obtain a MD in absentia from his former university (Glasgow) and referring to cases at St George's Hospital, London.
Dates: 20 March 1766

Papers concerning Angus Matheson, 1938

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW401
Scope and Contents Series of papers concerning Angus Matheson of 66 Marchmont Road, Edinburgh. Papers include correspondence dated 31 August 1938, giving an account of Angus Matheson's canvassing for the position of Lecturer in Celtic at Glasgow University. Also one item of correspondence addressed to Dr MacLeod, dated 14 Feb 1938, which comments on George Calder's editing of the Poems of William Ross (Edinburgh, 1937) . Also a letter of application and testimonials in favour of Angus...
Dates: 1938

Papers of Joseph Black and family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-16
Scope and Contents 5 boxes of correspondence between himself and a variety of individuals (including James Watt, Prince Paul Dashkov, John Robison) and on a variety of subjects: linen bleaching, use of lime water, assays of ores, civic water supply, mineralogical specimens, absorption of heat etc 1 box of family letters between Black, his father and his brothers Samuel, George and Thomas ...
Dates: 1746-1799

Papers relating to Donald Macpherson Baillie, 1908-1961

 Series
Identifier: BAI 7
Scope and Contents The papers relating to Donald Macpherson Baillie consist of:
  1. articles, cuttings and ephemera
  2. career/employment resum├ęs and references
  3. correspondence
  4. memorials and letters of condolence
Dates: 1908-1961

University of Glasgow, Gaelic Bursary Examination Papers, 1936-1937

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW398
Scope and Contents Series of papers relating to the University of Glasgow Gaelic Bursary Examinations, includes draft examination papers for 1936, 1937, summary of regulations and the MacBrayne Hall Constitution and Rules. Also includes a Latin Examination Paper for an exam in Heriots Hospital, Edinburgh in 1881.

The papers are contained in an envelope addressed to J. Carmichael Watson, 5 Botanic Crescent, Glasgow.
Dates: 1936-1937