Law lecture notes taken down by Alexander H. Main (fl. 1930-1935)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection is composed of the following notes:

  • - notes on Civil Law, 1930-1931
  • - notes on Civil Law (continuation, 2 June 1931 to 10 July 1931
  • - notes on Jurisprudence, 15 October 1930 to 19 December 1930
  • - notes on Scots Law (Book I), 14 October 1931 to 22 January 1932
  • - notes on Scots Law (Book II, 23 January 1932 to 14 June 1932
  • - notes on Scots Law (Book III), 15 June 1932 to 8 July 1932
  • - notes on Criminal Law, and Mercantile Law (Extra lectures in Scots Law), 2 November 1931 to 7 March 1932
  • - notes on Public International Law, 14 January 1932 to 10 March 1932
  • - notes on Conveyancing, 12 October 1932 to 23 February 1933
  • - notes on Conveyancing (continuation), 28 February 1932 to 6 July 1933
  • - notes on Evidence and Procedure, 10 January 1933 to 17 March 1933
  • - notes on Administrative Law, May to July 1935
 The collection also includes a copy of The law of nations, Brierly, J. L., which is signed on the inside front board: Alexander H. Main

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander Herbert Main studied Law at Edinburgh University in the 1930s. At the time of his studies he lived in Haddington, East Lothian. During academic year 1933-34, his name appeared on Faculty of Law Class Merit Lists in the subjects of Conveyancing practice (5th equal), and Evidence and Procedure (26th equal). He was awarded his degree of B.L. (Bachelor of Law) on 21 October 1933.

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Acquisition Information

Accession no: E2008.25

Note

The biographical/administrative history was compiled using the following material: (1) Edinburgh University Calendar 1933-1934. Edinburgh: James Thin, 1933. (2) Edinburgh University Calendar 1934-1935. Edinburgh: James Thin, 1934.

Other Finding Aids

None created for this collection.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Special Collections, Edinburgh University Library.

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