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

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Gift : Dr Wylie Horn : 24 Jan 2014 : ACCN 3824

Other Finding Aids

See also University of Glasgow Collections

File list available. Please email Archives & Special Collections to request a copy:

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

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

Corporate Names

Geographical Names