Papers of Dr Fiona Ann MacDonald, b 1958, arts graduate and lecturer, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Scottish literature notes 1976-1977;
  • Scottish history notes, 1976-1980;
  • Gaelic study notes 1976-1978;
  • Celtic honours notes 1978-1980;
  • Edinburgh University summer school notes 1979.

Administrative / Biographical History

Fiona Anne MacDonald was born in 1958  . She started at the University of Glasgow in 1976  studying ordinary Scottish history, literature, ordinary French language and literature, higher Gaelic, higher Scottish history, Junior honours Celtic and Scottish history, and Senior honours Celtic and Scottish history. She graduated MA in Celtic and Scottish History in 1980  , and received her PhD in 1994  following the completion of her thesis "Ireland and Scotland : historical perspectives on the Gaelic dimension 1560-1760" (GUL Thesis 10097). To date, Dr MacDonald has continued in academia with three posts at the University of Glasgow - first lecturing in Celtic, secondly as a Research Assistant within Scottish History, and thirdly as a Research Assistant in the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, researching the History of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow to 1858. In November 1998  she took up a fellowship at University College London to continue her research and teaching in Medical History.


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

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Acquisition Information

Gift : Dr Fiona MacDonald : 1998 : ACCN 1727

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Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Custodial History

Held By Dr Fiona MacDonald


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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.

Fonds level description compiled by Patrick Canning, 10 January 2002. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff.

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