Papers of Jean Ross (nèe Blyth), 1914-1998, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

Lecture notes:

  • History I, 1932-1933;
  • Higher History IV, 1933-1934;
  • British History, 1933-1934;
  • Constitutional Law and History, 1934-1935;
  • Higher History I, 1934-1935;
  • Special subject: Reign of Anne, 1935-1936;
  • British History (1307-1558), 1935-1936;
  • Higher History II, 1935-1936;
  • Notes of Miss Kathleen B Coulter, 1935-1936.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jean Mitchell Blyth was born in 1914, the daughter of David Blythe, an assistant manager of a furniture shop in Glasgow. She attended Whitehill Secondary School, Glasgow and bgean her studies at the University of Glasgow in 1932. In her first year at University, 1932-1933, she studied Geology, History and Latin. In her second year, 1933-1934, she took classes in English, History and Political Economy. In 1934-1935 she studied Constitutional Law and History, History and Moral Philosophy. In her final year at University, 1935-1936, she studied History. In 1933-1934 she was awarded a certificate in Ordinary Class IV for History. Also in 1933-1934 she was awarded a prize for General Excellence in Latin. She graduated with an Honours MA (2nd Class) in History in 1936. She married Douglas H Ross in 1941.


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Deposit : Professor A L Brown : Department of Medieval History, University of Glasgow : August 1989

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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, 05 November 2004. Lower level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 05 November 2004.

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