Papers of John Swinnerton Phillimore, 1873-1926, Professor of humanity, University of Glasgow, 1906-1926

Scope and Content

Manuscripts from the Turnbull Hall Collection. Documents previously inserted loose in printed books, including those collected by J S Phillimore undated

Administrative / Biographical History

John Swinnerton Phillimore gained both his Master of Arts degree and Doctorate of Law from the  University of St Andrews. was Professor of Humanity, Glasgow University  1906-1926 . Was a Lecturer of Christ Church (1895), Tutor and Student (1896-1899); Professor of Greek at Glasgow University (1899-1906 ); appointed by the University of California to hold the Sather Professorship of Classical there for the year 1914-1915. His publications include: Musa Clauda or Latin Versions, Propertius (text) (1901 and 1911); Index Verborun (1906); Things New and Old (1918) and The Hundred best Latin Hymns (1925)

Source: Who was Who.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Roman Catholic Students' Chaplaincy, University of Glasgow : June 2001


The Turnbull Hall Collection of printed books, formerly housed in the Roman Catholic Students' Chaplaincy, Southpark Terrace, Glasgow, is shelved at Sp Coll Turnbull - for details see printed books catalogue.

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Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at the University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections .

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 20 August 2004. Fonds level description compiled by Danielle West, Archive volunteer, June 2004.

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