Papers of Harriet Evelyn Allison,1888-c 1985, science graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Matriculation card 1907-1908;
  • Research article by Harriet Allison 1911;
  • Letters from Prof Frederic Orpen Bower 1913-1914.

Administrative / Biographical History

Harriet Evelyn Allison was born on 26 January 1888  in Glasgow, Scotland, the daughter of David Allison, a calico printers' salesman, who died in 1907. She attended the University of Glasgow between 1906 and 1910. She studied Latin and Mathematics 1906-1907; Chemistry, Practical Chemistry and Natural Philosophy 1907-1908; Zoology, Practical Zoology, Botany Advanced, Botany lab and Geology 1908-1909; Geology and Minerology(11), Botany (advanced), Zoology (advanced) 1909-1910. She graduated in November 1910  with a BSc in Pure Science, specialising in Geology, Zoology and Botany. She was a Carnegie Research Scholar at Glasgow University in 1911. By 1925 she was a student at The Training College, Bingley, Yorkshire and a lecturer there from c1926-1950. She died c 1985  .


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Custodial History

Deposited before 1980 when formal accessioning was introduced. Previously catalogued as GUA 35645-35647


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Related Material

GB 0248 DC002, Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower, Professor of Botany, 1885-1925, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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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 Alma Topen, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing) 01 July 2004.