Records relating to the University of Glasgow and University lands

Scope and Content

  • Notarial copy of an extract of parliament for Archibald Whitehead, confirming his tack of the subdeanery of Glasgow, titled Ratification for setting tacks of the subdeanery granted in parliament, 1633;
  • Document titled Information about of the borough of Calder, 1588;
  • Document titled Copy, Instrument of Resignation by Presbytery of Manse and glebe of Govan to the Principal, 1595.

Administrative / Biographical History

A small collection of records relating to the University of Glasgow and University lands during the 16th and 17th centuries.


Arranged in original order of receipt from donor

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Gift : Dr Wylie Horn : 24 Jan 2014

Other Finding Aids

PDF copy of file list available on request to the Duty Archivist

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

The collection was in the donor's father's posession prior to acquisition.


None expected

Related Material

Related material can be found in the records of the University of Glasgow (GB 248 GUA) and records of the University of Glasgow Blackhouse Charters (GB 248 BL)

Location of Originals

This material is original


No known publications using this material

Additional Information

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

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist, 22 December 2016.

Geographical Names