Papers of Thomas Hart, Charles Douglas and Elizabeth Douglas, University graduates, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Items specific to Thomas Hart:

  • Certificates, 1884-1945
  • University of Glasgow Ceremony of graduation order of proceedings, Jun 1923
  • Essay by Thomas Hart for Honours degree, Aug 1924
  • Personal correspondence of Thomas Hart, Dec 1937- Apr 1967

Items specific to Elizabeth Douglas:

  • Certificates, 1910-1927
  • Papers regarding University of London internal examinations in Arts for external students, 1936-1937
  • Personal correspondence of Elizabeth Douglas, Oct 1918

Items specific to Charles Douglas:

  • Certificates, 1887-1918

Other items:

  • Order of Service for a National Thanksgiving for Peace, Jul 1919
  • Handwritten poem on the effects of gas, 20th century
  • Regal Savers books, c 1960s
  • Green Shield Stamps Book, c 1960s
  • Copy of The Prologue to the Garnethille Tales poem, Dec 1904
  • Copy of Fifty and a bittock: The Story of Strang’s of Hurlford and of Blair Foundry 1864-1947, 1947
  • Signed programme for Julius Caesar, 1923
  • Photograph from Queens Own Cameron Highlanders reunion dinner, c 1950s
  • Copy of Glasgow University Dialectic Society: An Historical Sketch, Nov 1922
  • Theatre Royal Glasgow Advertisement, May 1916
  • Copy of Green Shields Stamps: Catalogue of Quality Gifts, c 1960s
  • Regal Trading Co. brochures, c 1960s
  • Clydeport brochure, 1989
  • Kingsridge Secondary School report, 1963-1964

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection comprises the records of Thomas Hart, Charles and Elizabeth Douglas, who are all graduates of the University of Glasgow.

Thomas Hart graduated from the University of Glasgow in June 1923 with a Master of Arts, and studied Latin and English. Elizabeth Douglas graduated from the University with a Master of Arts in June 1916, and also received a First Class certificate of merit in Intermediate English Literature between 1915-1916. Thomas and Elizabeth married on 3 Aug 1933 at Stevenson Memorial Church, Glasgow, and both went on to pursue a career in teaching.

Charles Douglas, Elizabeth's father, also graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Master of Arts degree in April 1893. Charles was born in March 1866, and according to the Addison Roll of Graduates Charles worked as a Teacher in Overnewton Public School in Glasgow, and as a Mathematical Assistant in the technical College of Anderson's College Medical School.

Arrangement

Listed by box. Items are generally listed in their original order

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to the Data Protection Act 1998

Acquisition Information

Deposit : Thomas Hart : 4 Feb 2004 : ACCN 2520

Note

Collection box listed by Moira Rankin, Senior Archivist, 21 Apr 2004. Collection level description created by Jennifer Turner, Archives Assistant, 9 Jan 2013.

Other Finding Aids

File list available by request to the Duty Archivist