Correspondence and papers concerning the College Library, paintings and other gifted items

Scope and Content

Includes:  

  • printed letter of appeal for the Librarian Fund, 1871;
  • Librarian fund - manuscript list of donations c1871;
  • notes on history of the Divinity Hall Library, 1958;
  • copy letter from James Maclehose re valuation of Prof Fairbairn's library, 1875;
  • report to the Advisory Committee on the Claim made by the Free Church to obtain certain objects which they call "Relics" now in possession of the Senatus of the College of the United Free Church in Glasgow;
  • copy of list of objects of historic interest belonging to the Free Church, with a suggested allocation by the Free Church of which objects to go to the Free Church and which to the United Free Church, 1907;
  • arrangements for Divinity Hall Library following the transfer to Trinity College;
  • printed library regulations of the United Free Church College;
  • letters re paintings, and a professor's gown;
  • inventory of portraits, busts and pictures in Trinity College, Glasgow, in May 1940;
  • Trinity College Library Fund estimated revenue account and Divinity Hall Library account, 1949;
  • notes on collections in library;
  • list of various collections of library books in Trinity College Library, 1950s, with annotations 1973;
  • list of windows, plaques, brass tablets in College, and mural in former dining-hall.