Records of the Classical Association of Scotland, Glasgow and West of Scotland Centre, learned society, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Society Newsletters 1998-2000;
  • Society application form 1988-1989;
  • Society membership cards 1925-2001.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Classical Association of Scotland was founded in 1902  with the first meeting held in Edinburgh, on 29 November. The inaugural President was George Gilbert Ramsay , Professor of Humanity at the University of Glasgow

The Classical Association of Scotland, Glasgow and West of Scotland Centre was founded in June 1921  , with Professor Gilbert Davies as its first President. After a period of inactivity between 1954 and 1972, the Centre was reformed 1972  and is still in existence (2007). Source: Classical Association of Scotland website:


Arranged chronologically within record series.

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Acquisition Information

Deposit : P R Jeffreys-Powell, Humanity Department, University of Glasgow : 1981 and 1982 : ACCN 0324 and ACCN 0462

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Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 24 February 2005.

Geographical Names