Reflections

The Bayer Collection

The latest foyer display in Special Collections on level 12 of the Library features three items from the collection of Theophilus Siegfried Bayer (1694-1738) and continues the focus on William Hunter (1718-1783) and his library in this tercentenary year of his… Read More ›

The Detective

    I recently discovered a curious bound volume of a short-lived 19th Century journal in the Wylie Collection. Beginning in April, 1885, The Detective, Or Criminal and Historical Gazette, provided weekly representations of crime and police in Glasgow and… Read More ›