Welcome to the Provenance Database. This database provides information on the past ownership of the printed books held in the Special Collections of Aberdeen University Library.

Please Note

Editing of the database is on-going. Owner names are still being amended and authorized and biographical details being confirmed. New records will be added at regular intervals. Every effort has been made to amend any errors during the editing process but some may remain. We would be glad to receive your comments and suggestions; corrections and additions are also welcome. Please contact Jane Pirie j.b.pirie@abdn.ac.uk