Researching your family history? Fancy a trip down memory lane? This site will bring Glasgow's past to life for you.

The photographs feature Glasgow's buildings and streets as well as people going about their daily lives. They will be of great interest to local historians, people researching their family history and anyone who would like a glimpse of Glasgow in days gone by. Most of the photographs are from Archives and Special Collections housed in the Mitchell Library. There are also images from Glasgow Museums and some have been kindly lent by private owners.

You can search by area, street, subject or browse through all the photographs.

Aerial view of Prince's Dock and Queen's Dock. Record number C4237
Area Search
Image of a tram at the corner of West Campbell Street and Argyle Street. Record number C3505
Street Search
Image of King George V Dock, 1957. Record number C1431
Subject Search
Image of Children reading in Gorbals Public Library, 100 Norfolk Street. Record number C1866
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