Dr William Christie

Scope and Content

Newspaper cuttings c.1942-1970; correspondence c.1966-1976; diary and commonplace books c.1935-1967; miscellaneous loose papers 1930-1972; miscellaneous papers and pamphlets c.1957-1972.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Christie came from the Stonehaven area and was educated at Mackie Academy, Stonehaven. He attended Aberdeen University and, after graduating in 1925, taught for a time in the West of Scotland. In 1954 he moved to Dundee and was a school inspector there for many years. He retired in 1964 at the age of 61, and in 1968 gained a PhD at St Andrews University, the topic of his thesis being The History of the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Brechin 1688-1875. Dr Christie was a past president of the Abertay Historical Society and a member of the vestry of St. Paul's Cathedral. He died in Dundee in September 1979.


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Acquisition Information



Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, December 2001.

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Related Material

A copy of Dr Christie's thesis is available in the Archives.

Additional Information

The material is original.