Glasgow Academy Archive

Glasgow Academy Archive

The Glasgow Academy Archive, Colebrooke Street, Glasgow G12 8HE


The Glasgow Academy was established in 1845 and the collection covers all aspects of school life including records of the War Memorial Trust who governs the school, school registers, sports and extracurricular activities, records of clubs and societies, school magazines and publications, officer training corps records and other associated miscellaneous historical papers and objects. There is also a large collection of physical and digital photographic material and records relating to the Westbourne School for girls, the Glasgow Academicals, Atholl Preparatory school and Dairsie House School.

Access to the collection is by appointment only.

Collection Highlights