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Bourgeois Collection

Collection Details

Bourgeois Collection held at University of Glasgow Library [Institution record]

Description of Collection

Content description

A valuable collection of books on philology, being the library of Henri Bourgeois, of Arlon, Belgium, who was a member of the Library while a refugee during 1916-1918.

History and development

Donated to the Library by Bourgeois in 1927.

Strengths

Asian philology.

General arrangement and access regulations

Mostly uncatalogued.

Subjects of the Collection

Regions of Asia

Central Asia and the Caucasus, East Asia, Near & Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, South East Asia.

Languages of material

Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Bengali, Chagatai, Chuvash, English, Georgian, Hebrew, Javanese, Kumyk, Kurdish, Sanskrit, Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928), Uighur, Urdu, Uzbek, Yakut, Yiddish.

Subjects

Language.

Collection Material and Size of Collection

Material Types

Books.

Total size of collection

About 2,000 books.

Collection Management Information

The collection is not being actively developed.

Content date range

0 to 0 AD

Collection Catalogue Information

Catalogue

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