Papers of James Mann, fl.1885, warehouseman, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Plans of University Avenue 1892-1895;
  • Business correspondence concerning work to be done in University Gardens 1885-1927;
  • Correspondence re: the sale of Mr Mann‰??s house at 4 University Gardens 1907-1927;
  • Large document concerning the Notes and Titles of the Estate of Castlecraig 1905;
  • Collection of postcards of different house estates and grounds 1905;
  • Estimates and valuations of work to be completed at University Gardens 1885-1927;
  • Copies of the conditions of the VII bond loan given to St Petersburg Municipal Council, with a coupon sheet, written in French, English and Russian 1913.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Mann was a warehouseman, and purchased the property of 4 University Gardens, Glasgow, in 1885  . He then sold the house to Diarmid Noel Paton, a professor of Physiology at the University of Glasgow , Scotland in 1907  , when Mann retired to Peebleshire.


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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names


Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 22 October 2004.

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