Paisley Public Library Collection

Name

Paisley Public Library Collection

Description

A collection of around 4,000 books, comprising former lending stock of the public library in Paisley. Paisley's Free Library and Museum on the High Street was opened in 1871, its collections based on the collections of the Paisley Philosophical Society, founded in 1808. There are also books from the former Paisley Theological Society in the collections.

Organisation

Not yet catalogued, a shelf-list is available on request. The collection has been assigned the shelfmark 'Pais.'

Acquisition

The collection was donated by Paisley Central Library in 1974.

Shelfmark

Pais.

Subjects

Scottish history and literature

English history and literature