Welcome to our 'Item of the Month'. Feel free to ask us questions about the item or arrange to drop by and see it for yourself.
May 2013 - The McCance Building
Did you know that the University's McCance building was originally built to house the Library and the School of Arts and Social Studies?
April 2013 - The Anatomy of Melancholy
Feeling blue? The Anatomy of Melancholy may cheer you up.
March 2013 - The Andersonian Museum
Did you know there was once a museum at the University? This month we take a look at a watercolour by John Alexander Gilfillan, Professor of Drawing and Painting (1830–1841) at Anderson’s Institution.
February 2013 - ‘A kiss is love in tabloid form’
Roses are red, violets are blue . . . want a wittier way to say ‘I love you’? Read on for snippets from a trainee teacher’s autograph book of 1916 that could grace an ‘alternative’ Valentine’s Day card!
January 2013 - Robert Burns’ three formidable foes
What better way to celebrate Burns night than by showing off the University’s very own Burns letter?
2012 Items of the month
December 2012 - A Happy New Year from the Northern Looking Glass!
November 2012 - Patrick Geddes Summer Meetings
October 2012 - Bidloo's Anatomical Atlas
September 2012 - Genealogical Charts of Helen Tooker
August 2012 - The Land-Ship at the Royal College building
July 2012 - A book full of wonders
June 2012 - Women students at Anderson's Institution
May 2012 - The New Dominie
April 2012 - George Wyllie, the Whysman
March 2012 - Professor James Blyth
February 2012 - A Father's Legacy
January 2012 - Professor George Forbes
2011 Items of the month
December 2011 - Cinders goes to the ball!
October 2011 - 'Father of the Oil Industry'
September 2011 - Through the porthole
August 2011 - Back to school
July 2011 - The W.I.N.S Uniform
June 2011 - The changing face of the University Library
May 2011 - Charles Rennie Mackintosh Designs
April 2011 - Govane Marriage Contract
March 2011 - Scottish School of Bakery
February 2011 - Papers of Verity Lambert
January 2011 - Papers of William J. Ireland
2010 Items of the month
December 2010 - Entertaining the in-laws this Christmas?
November 2010 - Student Autograph Album
October 2010 - Recollections of Minnie Blair
September 2010 - John Anderson and Benjamin Franklin
August 2010 - John Anderson Gilmour's weaving notebook
July 2010 - Papers of Mary Auld
June 2010 - The Diary of Mary Pinkerton
May 2010 - Vegetius' De Re Militari
April 2010 - William Robertson's Gem Line photographs
March 2010 - The Glasgow Athenæum Calendar