Papers of Anne Stewart Orr, b 1894, arts student, Queen Margaret College, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Lecture notes for English Literature 1917-1918.

Administrative / Biographical History

Anne Stewart Orr was born in 1894  and attended Queen Margaret College , from 1913-1919  . In 1883 a separate College for women named after Queen Margaret, the saintly wife of King Malcolm Canmore who was credited with bringing learning and civilisation to Scotland in the 11th century, was established at Northpark House about one kilometre from the University. The students were known affectionately as Q Emmas. In 1892  Queen Margaret College became formally part of the University of Glasgow ; it closed in 1935  , when all teaching was transferred to Gilmorehill. Northpark House is currently the Scottish headquarters of the BBC. Anne took classes in Latin, Italian, French, Geology, English Literature, Moral Philosophy, Constitutional Law, and History. Source: Hunterian Museum webpages .


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

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Dr Philip Hobsbaum : 1983

Other Finding Aids


Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures

Custodial History



None expected

Related Material

No related material

Location of Originals

This material is original


No known publications using this material

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.

Collection catalogued by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 18 March 2005, and members of Glasgow University Archive Service Staff. Catalogue converted to encoded archival description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 18 March 2005. Catalogue edited by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 12 July 2012.

Geographical Names