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The Library World Volume 2 Issue 7

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 1 January 1900



Marischal College Buildings, i.e. the second and more modern portion of the University are situated in Broad Street; Aberdeen. Their site is the same as that which they originally occupied, viz.: the conventual buildings and grounds of the Grey Friars or Franciscan Monastery, which accounts for the proximity of the Grey‐friar's Church within what is now the College Quadrangle. The Library of this Quadrangle, entering the central door of the Mitchell Tower, thus reaching the vestibule in which the famous stone (the only remnant of the original College Buildings in the new Town) with the inscription passing up the flight of stairs leading to the Picture Gallery and Mitchell —“they haif said : quhat say they: let them say,” is to be seen, thence Hall—the latter being a piece of architectural excellence well worth a visit. The library door is on the left of the landing at the head of the stairs already mentioned, and the books contained in it belong to the Departments of Agriculture, Law, Medicine, and Natural Science.


(1900), "The Library World Volume 2 Issue 7", New Library World, Vol. 2 No. 7, pp. 172-200.




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