Mitchell Library

About Mitchell Library

The Mitchell Library is a large public library and centre of the City Council public library system of Glasgow, Scotland.HistoryThe library, based in the Charing Cross district, was initially established in Ingram Street in 1877 following a bequest from Stephen Mitchell, a wealthy tobacco producer, whose company, Stephen Mitchell & Son, would become one of the constituent members of the Imperial Tobacco Company. Part of the original collection came from a purchase in 1874 by Glasgow Corporation ...

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