Addition to Paisley Free Library and Museum

M210 Addition to Paisley Free Library and Museum

Address: 68, High Street, Paisley PA1 2BB
Date: 1902–4
Client: Sir Peter Coats; Sir James Coats
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

Photograph of 1902-4 extension, Paisley Library and Museum

1871
11 April: Public opening of Paisley Free Library and Museum, designed by John Honeyman. 1
1882
First extension completed to Honeyman's designs. 2
1899
6 November: John Honeyman & Keppie receive 30 for unspecified work in connection with Paisley Free Library, probably for designs for an extension. 3
1902
July: Revised drawings for extension produced by Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh and submitted to Paisley Dean of Guild Court. 4
1904
16 April: Payment to Alexander McGibbon for perspective drawing. 5
1 December: Extension opened. 6

Notes:

1: Scotsman, 12 April 1871, p. 2.

2: Glasgow Herald, 23 September 1882, p. 3.

3: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie / Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh / Keppie Henderson cash book, 1889–1917, GLAHA 53079, p. 56; Paisley and Renfrewshire Gazette, 19 July 1902, p. 5.

4: Paisley and Renfrewshire Gazette, 19 July 1902, p. 5.

5: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie / Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh / Keppie Henderson cash book, 1889–1917, GLAHA 53079, p. 83.

6: Paisley and Renfrewshire Gazette, 3 December 1904, p. 5.