Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 723
Title: Minutes of Glasgow University Speculative Society
Date of Creation: Between 1784 and 1786
Place of Creation: Glasgow, Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 723
Extent and Medium: 1 vol.
Content: Minute book, Glasgow University Speculative Society. 21 November 1784-15 April 1786.
Preliminary pages include Laws of the Speculative Society (fols 1-2), signatures of 22 members (fol. 5), A list of questions for the Speculative Society (fols 6-7).
All minutes signed by James Candlish, Secretary.
Physical Description: Bound vol. 1-16 fols, remainder blank. 24 cm. Quarter-leather binding, marbled boards. Red title-piece with gold tooling on front board.
Front board and fols 1-16 detached.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Minutes
Archival History: Probably originally donated to Free Church College, Glasgow, by its Principal, James Smith Candlish (1835-1897), grandson of James Candlish (1760-1806).
Exhibitions: This manuscript has been displayed on the following occasion: 'Scottish Thought and Letters in the Eighteenth Century', Glasgow University Library, 1976.
Accession Number: 4759
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: James Candlish 1760-1806
Medical lecturer.
author: Glasgow University Speculative Society
Founded 1784.
exhibition: Scottish Thought and Letters in the Eighteenth Century
Exhibition, Glasgow University Library, 24 March-31 May 1976.
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