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Faculty of Actuaries

Finance and mathematics.

The Scottish Faculty of Actuaries built up an extensive and important library of works relating to economics, mathematics and finance. Although the strength of the collection is in 19th century publications, it includes some significant early works such as an edition of John Napier’s 'Logarithmes' printed in 1616. There are many pamphlets and a few manuscripts.

There are 1,476 books. The collection is on deposit in Special Collections, and is largely catalogued online with basic records. All books have shelfmarks starting “FAct.”