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A

A small collection of books published in Braille. 

Large collection of photographs and volumes by Thomas Annan, James Craig Annan, and John Annan.

●   Art and Design

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B

One of the largest Robert Burns collections in the world. Includes editions, manuscripts, translations, periodicals and ephemera.


C

A collection of 65 early maps and sea charts relating primarily to Scotland.

A collection of chapbooks, mainly printed in Glasgow in the 18th and 19th centuries.

A collection of over 1,500 children's books , including fairy stories, classic novels, annuals, picture books, nursery rhymes, school books and encyclopedias. The majority of titles are pre-1939, many with a Scottish connection.

A collection of late 17th century pamphlets on the political and religious upheavals of the time.


D

A collection containing around 3000 items of sheet music from the Victorian and Edwardian eras.

Sheet music and vocal scores of the Dunedin Association of Scottish interest or by Scottish composers.

A collection of over 6000 volumes and 172 Japanese art works from Henry Dyer (1848-1918), engineer, educationalist and writer.


E

A collection of books and pamphlets about social and labour history.


F

●   Family History

A large, varied and growing collection of resources, in print and online, to help you research your family history and genealogy.

A collection of over 250 books, many with fine illustrations, by the Edinburgh publishers. T.N. Foulis.


G

A foundation collection of The Mitchell Library, and now one of the largest, created in 1874 to collect Glasgow-related material in any medium.  


H

A collection of materials used by Harding in his research for an intended book about English opera from 1885 - 1939. 

A collection of books and pamphlets focusing on the game of draughts.

 A large, varied and growing collection of resources, in print and online, to help you explore the many overlaps between family and local history, and to research your ancestors in a local context.


I

Sheet music of songs and piano music from Victorian and Edwardian era, as well as dance band arrangements of 1920s, 30s and 40s.


J

An outstanding collection of over 4,000 books bequeathed to the Mitchell Library in 1902. It contains many first editions, fine bindings, illustrated works, especially natural history, and studies of birds.


K

A large collection of folk and Early English sheet music from the 16th to the 19th century.

A complete set of books produced by William Morris at his Kelmscott press.

L

A unique album sent from the besieged women of Leningrad to the women of Coatbridge and Airdrie.

A collection of over 100 volumes of press cuttings and photographs covering the business and social life of Sir Thomas Lipton.

●   Local History

A large, varied and growing collection of resources, in print and online, relating to the history and development of Glasgow and its people.


M

A collection of around 5,000 items of periodicals, posters, broadsides, photographs and pamphlets issued during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.

●   Maps

An extensive collection of maps and atlases with some 35,000 sheet maps and 300 atlases.

A collection of about 3000 books, manuscripts and music scores from the Moody-Manners Opera Company.

A collection of material donated by Edwin Morgan (1920-2010), the well-known Glasgow poet and first Scottish 'Makar'.

A small collection of books and pamphlets on the subject of books and publishing.

●   Music

Sheet music and musical scores, books on music and musicians, music practice carrels and scores for hire and music Special Collections.

A collection of scrapbooks for concert and music reviews and news from the 19th and 20th centuries.


N

●   Newspapers

An extensive collection of local and national newspapers.

A photographic archive of one of the most famous companies of locomotive builders in Britain.


O

A collection of official government posters dating from the 1940s to the early 1950s.


P

Over the years, the Mitchell Library and other community libraries have accumulated a small collection of paintings from bequests, donations, loans and gifts.

A collection of more than 2,000 private press books from more than 200 presses.


R

A collection of books and pamphlets featuring Reynard the Fox, a well-known character in medieval fables.

A collection of music recordings and manuscripts, research notes, and photographs of harps and musicians. Includes Gaelic songs. 


S

A collection of over 12,000 volumes of all editions of the works of Scottish poets. Includes anthologies, biographies and critical and historical studies.

A collection of material about the Scottish armies, regiments and individual soldiers that helped shape the events of military warfare throughout the world.

A collection of books, manuscripts, catalogues, scrapbooks and drawings by and about the painter William Simpson.

A collection of sheet music and song albums from the 50s, 60s and 70s, used in STV productions.

A collection of fifteen dramatic posters from the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.


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V

Explore Glasgow’s history through this online collection of 9000 images. Brings Glasgow's past to life and is a great place to start researching local history in Glasgow and surrounding areas. There are thousands of photographs featuring Glasgow's buildings and streets as well as people going about their daily lives.


W

A collection of over 4,000 illustrations chronicling the rise and progress of shipbuilding and shipping on the River Clyde, the West Coast of Scotland and the Channel.


 

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