Professor W.M. Lindsay, 'Latin Abbreviations in Early Minuscule', the Sandars Lectures for 1910, a copy by G.W. Webb, library assistant at Cambridge University Library, 40 folios. The copy has been corrected by Professor Lindsay and signed by him at the end. The versos are blank.
Wallace Martin Lindsay: Latin Abbreviations in Early Miniscule
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Wallace Martin Lindsay (1858-1937), classical scholar, was born at Pittenweem, Fife, on 12 February 1858. He was educated at Edinburgh Academy and Glasgow University (B.A., 1877), before entering Balliol College, Oxford, in 1877 (B.A., 1881; M.A., 1885). He became a fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, in 1882, and tutor, 1884-1889. He was professor of humanity at St Andrews University, 1899-1937. Lindsay wrote on Latin philology and palaeography. He died at St Andrews on 21 February 1937.
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Received from Professor W.M. Lindsay, 1910.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Professor Lindsay in L.G. Wickham Legg, ed., Dictionary of national biography, 1931-1940 (Oxford University Press, 1949), pp. 537-538.
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