Basic Site Details

Name: Glasgow University Library
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Library  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 217321745Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2c. 1887 Destruction/demolition 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3William AdamArchitectA17321745 
Item 2 of 3Allan DreghornArchitectB1732 Design prepared with John Craig - not accepted.
Item 3 of 3John CraigWrightB1732 Design prepared with Allan Dreghorn. Not carried out.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Adam, William1820Vitruvius Scoticus  plates 155-157
Item 2 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Glasgow University ArchivesArchval material relating to the building of the University Senate Minutes