Papers of Henry Robb, c1863-1949, law graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Scots Law lecture notebooks in shorthand, c1885-1886.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Robb was born in Stirling, Scotland around 1863. Robb began studying at the University of Glasgow in 1885, taking Scots Law, Civil Law and English Literature during his first year. In his second year he studied Conveyancing and English Literature. In his third year he studied Philosophy. He graduated Bachelor of Law in 1888. He went on to a career as a writer and then as a solicitor, and retired in 1942. He died in 1949.


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Acquisition Information

Deposit : 1987

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Additional Information

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 Ruth Boreham, Archives assistant, 16 July 2002. Lower level description compiled by Glasgow University Archives Staff.

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