Special Collections

Syphilis in the Library

Special Collections recently discovered that the University of Glasgow possesses perhaps the third strongest collection in the United Kingdom of printed works on syphilis before the early nineteenth century, containing many extremely rare medical treatises, some of which are unique in… Read More ›

Secret History of Our Streets

  BBC2’s award winning series of The Secret History of Our Streets has returned with a second series focusing on three archetypal streets in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Episode Two  features Glasgow’s Duke Street. To illustrate how Glasgow was laid out in Victorian… Read More ›

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