The Jim Aitchison Collection

A collection of material with a Glasgow connection, including Old Glasgow Club Transactions, photographs of Glasgow tram cars, and typescripts of books on Glasgow history.

About the collection

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Decorated tramcar for the Coronation of George V, 1911

The collection consists of 64 items and includes family photographs and mementoes along with a series of Old Glasgow Club transaction books.

The collection includes 29 volumes of The Old Glasgow Club Transactions (1903-1952), 3 tram photographs, 1 of which shows a decorated tramcar for the Coronation of George V, 1911 and a copy of The Glasgow Herald, September 19th, 1855. It also includes two typescripts by James Aitchison: The Story of the Glasgow Tramway System and Notes on the Glasgow Underground Railway, as well as a notebook listing notable buildings on Glasgow streets and their architects.

Finding aid

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Cover, Old Glasgow Club Transactions, vol. 4, no. 1, 1918-1919

Jim Aitchison Collection listing (PDF, 99KB)

Further reading

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Title page, Old Glasgow Club Transactions, Session 1918-1919

The Old Glasgow Club website includes a detailed listing of Old Glasgow Club Transactions.

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