Collection of miscellaneous mathematics notebooks from the University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

This is an artificial collection brought together by Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department. The notebooks contain notes made on the following mathematical subjects: trigonometry, Euclid's Elements, stereographical projection of the sphere, spherical trigonometry and astronomy.

Administrative / Biographical History

These mathematics student notebooks date from the late 19th century and were made by students of the University of Glasgow, Scotland.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Access Information

Access is open, however an appointment may be required. Please email Archives and Special Collections for advice:

Acquisition Information

Transfer : Mathematical Library, University of Glasgow : ACCN 2536

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents. Applications for permission to quote should be sent to Archives and Special Collections, please email:

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 247 procedures

Custodial History

Not known


None expected

Corporate Names