Management of books by addition of shelfmarks/inventory numbers

Early University of Glasgow shelf-marks

But not including Hunterian Museum shelfmarks (present on all Hunterian items) or later (ie. 19th century) University pressmarks

Pressmark in Old Library 1691 manuscript catalogue

BE6-h.8; BE6-h.13 (item 1) & BE6-h.13 (item 2); Bh5-a.15Bh6-e.1; Bh8-e.10 (item 1) & Bh8-e.10 (item 2); Bh20-a.11; Bh20-a.13; Bi5-c.10; Bi6-l.14; Bi7-a.2; Bi7-h.21; Bk5-g.13 (item 1);  Bk5-g.22 (item 1), Bk5-g.22 (item 2), Bk5-g.22 (item 3), Bk5-g.22 (item 4) & Bk5-g.22 (item 5); Bk6-d.1; Bl1-d.11; Bl5-e.2; Bl6-e.2Bl7-e.1; Bm1-d.3; Bm1-e.8 (item 1); Bm1-e.8 (item 2); Bm1-e.9; Bm1-e.10Bm3-c.13Bm4-e.3 (item 1) & Bm4-e.3 (item 2); Bm5-f.16; Bm6-d.12; Bm8-g.10; Bm9-e.14; Bn6-d.1Bn6-d.3; Bn6-d.12 (item 1) & Bn6-d.12 (item 2); Bn6-h.4; Bn8-d.2

Pressmark in 1791 Archibald Arthur catalogue

Bh1-d.7; Bh3-e.13 (item 1), Bh3-e.13 (item 2) & Bh3-e.13 (item 3); Bh3-e.14; Bh3-e.15; Bh5-a.15Bh6-d.4; Bh6-e.1; Bh7-b.8; Bh8-d.4; Bh8-e.1Bh8-e.8Bh8-e.10 (item 1) & Bh8-e.10 (item 2); Bh9-d.1Bh9-d.9 (item 1) & Bh9-d.9 (item 2); Bh10-d.9Bh10-d.10; Bh10-d.11; Bh10-d.12Bh10-d.13Bh20-a.11; Bh20-a.13; Bi2-b.4; Bi5-c.10; Bi6-l.14; Bi7-a.2; Bi7-h.21; Bk5-b.3; Bk5-g.13 (item 1), Bk5-g.13 (item 2) & Bk5-g.13 (item 3); Bk5-g.22 (item 1), Bk5-g.22 (item 2), Bk5-g.22 (item 3), Bk5-g.22 (item 4) & Bk5-g.22 (item 5); Bk6-d.1; Bk7-e.11Bl1-d.11; Bl3-g.7 (item 1), Bl3-g.7 (item 2) & Bl3-g.7 (item 3); Bl7-e.3; Bl5-e.2; Bl6-e.2Bl7-e.1; Bl7-e.2; Bl9-g.15, 16; Bl9-g.25; Bl10-c.11; Bl10-d.10Bm1-d.3; Bm1-e.8 (item 1); Bm1-e.8 (item 2); Bm1-e.9; Bm1-e.10Bm3-c.13; Bm4-e.2Bm4-e.3 (item 1) & Bm4-e.3 (item 2); Bm5-f.16; Bm6-d.12; Bm8-g.10; Bm9-d.11Bm9-e.14; Bn6-d.1Bn6-d.3; Bn6-c.5; Bn6-d.12 (item 1) & Bn6-d.12 (item 2); Bn6-h.4; Bn7-b.4; Bn8-d.2; Bo1-d.1, Bo1-d.3; Bo1-d.2Bo1-d.4Ea7-x.8 (item1) & Ea7-x.8 (item 2)

Other pre-19th century University pressmarks (possibly used between 1691 and 1791 catalogues)

BE6-h.13 (item 1:?) & BE6-h.13 (item 2:?); Bh8-e.8; Bh8-e.10 (item 1) & Bh8-e.10 (item 2); Bk5-b.3Bl3-g.7 (item 1: possible); Bl9-g.25; Bm1-e.9Bm9-d.11; Bo1-d.1, Bo1-d.3; Bo1-d.2Bo1-d.4

Shelfmark/inventory numbers from other libraries

15th/16th Century

BD7-c.5; BD9-a.1 (?); BD9-c.8; BD15-i.23 (?); Be.3.1Bf.1.6; Bg.1.7Bg.2.6; Bg.3.13; Bh20-a.11; Bk5-b.3; Bv.1.5 (possible); By.2.3; By.2.14; By.3.20 (item 1: heavily erased); By.3.30; Bx.3.34

16th Century

160419160421167524 (possible?); 167526BC29-x.3; BD7-e.1; BD9-b.1; Be.2.19; Be.3.1; Bx.1.10Bx.1.12; By.2.18; By.3.36

16th/17th Century

BC33-d.8 (item 1), BC33-d.8 (item 2), BC33-d.8 (item 3), BC33-d.8 (item 4), BC33-d.8 (item 5), BC33-d.8 (item 6), BC33-d.8 (item 7) & BC33-d.8 (item 8); Be.2.7 (?); Bf.2.6; Bg.3.5; Bg.3.19; Bm1-e.10 (?); By.2.11 (?); E.1939.65.1438 (item 1)

17th Century

Ap-x.2 (possible); BD9-b.9 (possible); Be.2.4; Bg.2.6; Bv.1.6 (possible); Bv.2.10; Bw.3.32; Bx.1.10Bx.2.19; By.2.3

17th/18th Century

Ai-a.22 (item 1) & Ai-a.22 (item 2); Bg.1.12; Bh8-e.1; Bi2-b.4; Bl10-d.10Bv.1.5; By.1.5 (possible); Dr.2.11 (item 1); E.1939.65.1430Mu11-y.1

18th Century

167514Ac.4.5Ah-a.25; Ah-y.18BD7-e.3; BD7-d.20; BD9-b.1; BD9-e.4; Be.1.5; Be.2.10; Be.3.22 (?); Be.3.29 (item 1); Bf.1.15Bf.2.3; Bf.2.9 (possible); Bf.2.10; Bf.3.13 (item 1) & Bf.3.13 (item 2); Bf.3.19 (possible); Bg.2.1; Bg.2.9 (?); Bg.2.12 (possible); Bg.2.24; Bg.2.26 (possible); Bg.3.2 (evidence of); Bg.3.16 (?); Bh.2.3; Bh.2.19Bh.2.21; Bh9-d.9 (item 1: ?); Bh10-d.9Bh10-d.10; Bh10-d.11; Bh10-d.12Bh10-d.13Bv.1.1 (possible); Bv.1.8 (possible); Bv.2.1 (2 shelfmarks); Bw.1.12; Bw.2.3 (?); Bw.2.4; Bw.2.9; Bw.3.1 (item 1); Bw.3.14 (?); Bw.3.15; Bx.2.1Bx.2.14; Bx.2.15; Bx.2.18 (?); Bx.2.23; Bx.2.25; Bx.3.8 (?) (largely erased); Bx.3.17; Bx.3.22 (item 1), Bx.3.22 (item 2), Bx.3.22 (item 3), Bx.3.22 (item 4) & Bx.3.22 (item 5); Bx.3.26; Bx.3.27; By.1.1By.1.2 (possible); By.1.14; By.2.8 (item 1) & By.2.8 (item 2); By.2.10By.2.14 (possible); By.3.14; By.3.16; By.3.19 (possible); By.3.33; Ds.2.6-7; Eg8-a.18; Mu50-e.33

18th/19th Century

167526An-x.13; An-y.11An-y.26An-y.29; An-y.40; Ap-x.3, 4; Ap-x.5, 6BD7-c.7 (item 1) & BD7-c.7 (item 2); BD7-c.10; BD7-d.8; BD7-d.21BD9-a.12; BD9-b.2; BD9-b.7; BD9-d.14; BD15-g.18(?); Eg6-d.18; T.C.L. 285

19th Century

Not including William Euing's acquisition inventory numbers/Stirling Maxwell library shelfmarks (although these are noted on individual records) or Trinity College Library shelfmarks.

167525 (possible); 310925Ag-x.13; Ag-b.12Ah-a.22 (?);Ai-x.21 (?); Al-a.71; Al-b.48; An-y.25An-y.28 (possible); Ap-x.1 (possible); Ap-x.2 (possible); BD7-b.7 (possible); BD7-e.6 (possible); BD9-a.1; BD9-d.12 (possible); BD9-e.10; BD12-a.12; Dr-d.6 (possible); Eg6-a.9Eg6-a.11Eg6-d.8 (item 1) & Eg6-d.8 (item 2); Eg6-e.20; Eg7-b.3; Eg7-c.1Eg7-y.15; Eg8-a.9; Eg8-a.18 (possible); Eg8-c.21; Euing Add. f52 (possible); Mu11-y.2 (possible); Mu38-c.17; Mu50-e.33; S.M. 1985 (possible); Strathclyde U.L. Archives & Special Collections, Praepositus (possible)

19th/20th Century;


20th Century


Date uncertain

Ah-b.25 (possible); (? numbers on spine); An-y.17 (possible); BC18-a.2; BD7-c.12 (possibly); BD7-d.23 (possible); BD7-e.32; BD9-e.5 (possible); Be.1.2, 3 (early); Bh.1.2 (item 1) & Bh.1.2 (item 2) (possible); Bh.1.5Bo2-i.15 (possible); Bw.3.17 (possible);  Bx.2.11 (item 1); Bx.2.17 (possible); Dn-a.3-5Eg8-b.9Euing Add. f52 (early)