Collections

Collections

The Archives we hold are broadly categorized as:

University Archive

The official records of the University created and accumulated since our foundation in 1451.  Including University related records deposited by staff, alumni and associated organizations and the records of predecessor institutions.  The University’s records are an outstanding resource for Scotland’s educational, intellectual and cultural history.

Scottish Business Archive

Internationally important collections of business records covering the whole of Scotland and beyond dating from the 18th century to the present.  These reflect the contribution and breadth of activity that Scotland’s business, industry and enterprise has made, and continues to make, to the world economy.

International Archives

We hold internationally important collections of records, reflecting the contribution and breadth of activity that the University of Glasgow and Scottish business has made, and continues to make, to the world.

Explore Your Archive

To support the UK wide Explore Your Archive campaign, we have asked students, academics, researchers and users of our archive collections to share with us discoveries and favourite items from the collections to inspire you to explore our archive.