- Moral philosophy essays and exercises, 1839-1840;
- Lecture notes: Greek and Latin Prosody, undated;
- Master of Arts diploma, 1841;
- Mathematical notes and exercises, c1839-1840;
- Class tickets: Public Logic, Mathematics, Greek, Humanity, Moral and Natural Philosophy, 1838-1841;
- Letters of certification from Professors James Thomson and Robert Buchanan, 1839;
- Membership card for the Liberal Association, 1839;
- Lithograph print of a front view of the old college, University of Glasgow, undated.
Papers of William Arthur Jones, 1818-1873, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 DC 425
- Dates of Creation1837-1841
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.25 metres
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Administrative / Biographical History
William Arthur Jones was born in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, on 01 May 1818 . His father, William Jones, was a corn merchant. Prior to attending university, William was a student at Carmarthen College. William attended the University of Glasgow from 1838-1841 , taking classes in Logic and Mathematics in his first year; Humanity and Moral Philosophy in his second and Natural Philosophy in his third and final year. He was awarded prizes for Logic and Mathematics in 1839 and Humanities in 1940. He graduated with an MA in 1841 and subsequently became a Unitarian Minister in Northampton (1941-1949), Bridgwater (1949-1952) and Taunton (1952-1966). He later served as a justice of the peace for Taunton and was elected as a fellow of the Royal Geological Society. William died in Taunton on 23 April 1873 .
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received.
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Deposit : Anne Farewell Jones : 1982
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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 Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 14 July 2004. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff.
Collection catalogued by members of Glasgow University Archive Services. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 14 July 2004. Administrative history edited by Jane Heward, Archives Assistant, 24 June 2011.