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George Square Redevelopment: aerial photographs, 1965-1967

Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/6.4

Scope and Contents

14 black and white photographic prints showing George Square in Edinburgh. 2 of these have been printed in a publication:

  1. 1 photograph of University of Edinburgh's Appleton Tower under construction, with cleared sites to the south and east of the square (61cm x 40cm), (1965)
  2. 1 photograph of the completed University of Edinburgh Main Library and Faculty of Social Sciences precinct, in the cleared sites (30cm x 37cm), (1967)
  3. 3 photographs of the completed Hume tower from George Square
  4. 2 photographs of the completed Arts Faculties buildings
  5. 4 photographs of the Edinburgh University Main Library in different phases of construction
  6. 1 photograph of the William Robertson building from the Adam Ferguson Building
  7. 2 printed photographs showing models for the proposed medical school extension and student centre, and the completed Appleton Tower


  • Creation: 1965-1967


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

14 photographic prints

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the undefined: 3 metres

Physical Description

14 photographic prints

Archivist's Note


Sarah Higgins 09 July 2003

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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