Agnew collection

Scope and Content

Collection of books, mainly on Scottish industrial history and archaeology. Also includes some literature, notably by Sir Walter Scott and Allan Ramsay.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Percival Agnew was the Chairman of the Scottish College of Commerce at the time of the merger with the Royal College of Science and Technology to form the University of Strathclyde in 1964. Agnew was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Strathclyde on 20th September 1966.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

The collection was gifted by Dr J. Percival Agnew.

Note

James Percival Agnew was the Chairman of the Scottish College of Commerce at the time of the merger with the Royal College of Science and Technology to form the University of Strathclyde in 1964. Agnew was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Strathclyde on 20th September 1966.

Other Finding Aids

All the books in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.

"Search "MLSPAG" to find a full list of the titles in the Agnew collection":http://bit.ly/2s2jTKR

Related Material

Letter from Walter Scott to Daniel Terry [ref: T-MIN/33] accompanied the gift of the Agnew Collection.

Additional Information

published

Genre/Form