Papers of Elizabeth Cullen Young, 1907-c1979, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • English notes and essays, 1925-1927;
  • Moral Philosophy notes and essays, 1925-1926;
  • French notes, 1925-1927;
  • Botany notes, 1926-1927;
  • Political economy notes and essay, 1926-1927;
  • Education notes and essay, 1927-1928;
  • Certificate of Merit, 1926.

Administrative / Biographical History

Elizabeth Cullen Young was born in Milngavie in 1907, her father John was a grocer. She entered Glasgow University in 1924 and was living in Greenock by that that time. In her first year of study she took Latin and French, and in her second she took English, Botany and Moral Philosophy, for which she gained a certificate of merit. The following year she took English and French to higher ordinary level along with Political Economy. She graduated on 1 July 1927 with an MA in Education. She continued to study Education as a postgraduate 1927-1928. According to the General Council Register in 1930 she was a teacher and living in Greenock. On 21 October 1933 she married John Anderson BSc, a rubber technologist, and moved to Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. She died c1979.


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Held by the family of Elizabeth Cullen Young. Formerly held at call ref GUA 36857-36891


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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

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

Fonds level description compiled by Patrick Canning, 10 January 2002. Lower level description compiled by Patrick Canning, 10 January 2002

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