Papers of Duncan Kennedy Douglas Mackay, 1909-1996, arts and law graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Forensic Medicine, Civil Law, Medical Jurisprudence admission and class tickets, 1930-1931;
  • Forensic Medicine lecture notes, 1931;
  • Miscellaneous, 1930s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Duncan Kennedy Douglas Mackay was born in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, on 12 November 1909  . His father, Alexander Mackay was a bank agent. Duncan attended the University of Glasgow from 1927-1933  , taking classes in History and German in his first year; German (Higher), Political Economy and Geography in his second; Logic and Constitutional Law in his third; Civil Law and Forensic Medicine in his fourth; Jurisprudence and Scots Law in his fifth year, and Conveyancing in his sixth and final year. He graduated with an MA in June 1930  and an LLB in November 1932  , and subsequently worked as a solicitor. He died in Girvan on the 13 November 1996.


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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


Collection catalogued by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 19 July 2004. Administrative history edited by Jane Heward, Archive Assistant, 6 July 2011.

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