University Of Glasgow Archives

By | 2nd June 2017

University Of Glasgow Archives

University Archive

Introduction

The official records of the University created and accumulated since our foundation in 1451. Including University related records deposited by staff, alumni and associated organizations and the records of predecessor institutions.  The University’s records are an outstanding resource for Scotland’s educational, intellectual and cultural history.

The oldest records in the Archive are charters dating from the 13th century conveying land and privileges that eventually came to the University. The records of individual staff and students and groups and societies are also included.

Featured Collections

The featured collections section highlights some of the collections held by the University Archive, including the Glasgow Guardian and the University of Glasgow Blackhouse Charters, 1304 to 1717.

Catalogues

Search for papers of staff, alumni and University related organisations. Browse the University of Glasgow Archive catalogue.

Guides

These guides highlight sources of information relating to the following research topics:

Online Student Publications

For a comprehensive list of all our research guides, please go to A-Z of guides.

University Of Glasgow Archives

Phone

Phone: +44 (0) 141 330 5515

Our office hours for receiving telephone enquiries are as follows:

Monday to Friday, 09:00-17.00; Saturday and Sunday, Closed.

Please note that the public searchroom opening hours are different to the office hours as stated above.

Post

Please address all enquiries to:

Duty Archivist, Archive Services, University of Glasgow, 13 Thurso Street, Glasgow, G11 6PE.