- Student notes 1920-1924;
- Essays 1919-c.1922;
- Correspondence and papers c.1926-1933.
Papers of Margaret Isgouhie Balabanian, 1900-1988, arts student, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 1918-1923
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Margaret Isgouhie Balabanian was born in Glasgow on 31 Dec 1900 , the daughter of Hevork Balabanian, a photographer. She studied at the University of Glasgow from 1918-1923 . In 1918/1919, she studied Latin; 1919/1920 French (ordinary) and Roman History; 1920/1921 Higher French, Junior Honours Latin, English (ordinary). She was absent in session 1921/1922, but returned in 1922/1923 to take Latin with honours and French and Geology (ordinary). She graduated with a first class MA honours degree in Latin and French on 22 November 1924 . She later went on to become a teacher.
When she died in 1988, she bequeathed to the University of Glasgow the sum of £750 for an annual prize in French to be known as the Maragaret I Balabaniuan Prize. It was open to students at the end of their second year, who intended to proceed to Joint Honours in French and another modern language.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
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Deposited by Margaret Balabanian in 1977
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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
Fonds level description by Alma Topen, Assistant Archivist, cataloguing, 01 July 2004
Amended by Sam Maddra, Assistant Archivist (cataloguing), 14 April 2014.