Records of the University of Edinburgh Rectorial Association

Scope and Content

1 volume containing minutes (starting from one end) and correspondence (starting from the other).

Administrative / Biographical History

The University of Edinburgh Rectorial Association was established in 1887 "for the purpose of securing the return of a Lord Rector of someone who will attend the meetings of the University Court, and who is in thorough touch with the students". Executive Committee members included SW Carruthers, Robert Cochrane Buist and William K Dickson.


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

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Acquisition Information

Donated by SW Carruthers in 1934

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