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University of Strathclyde Archives & Special Collections

Phone 0141 548 2497
Address University of Strathclyde, Andersonian Library, 101 St James Road, Glasgow G4 0NS
Access Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 09.00-16.50, excluding public holidays. It is advisable to telephone or email in advance so that material may be looked out from store and a place reserved in the reading room.



Official records of the University of Strathclyde and its predecessors from 1796 to the present day; papers and books of John Anderson, 1726-1796, natural philosopher and pioneer of education for the working classes; papers and books of James 'Paraffin' Young, 1811-1883, chemist and pioneer of the oil industry; papers of Patrick Geddes, 1854-1932, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner; records of the Occupational and Environmental Diseases Association, 1978-2009, the world's first major asbestos campaign group.

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Collection Highlights

Two students up a lamp post (1944): Two students of the Scottish School of Physical Education (SSPE)...

The Paper Boat, by George Wyllie (1989): Ink and watercolour sketch of the Paper Boat, by the Scotti...