Letters from James Parker Smith to J R Anderson, etc 1927-c1930
Papers of James Parker-Smith, 1854-1929, warden, Winchester College, 1915-1920
- For more information, email the repository
- Advice on accessing these materials
- Cite this description
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 247 MS Gen 537/46
- Dates of Creation1927-c.1930
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.02 (8 sheets)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
James Parker-Smith (1854-1929 ) of Jordonhill, Glasgow, Scotland, was born in London. He was educated at Winchester and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he gained his Master of Arts degree and later became a Fellow. He was the Director of the Union Bank of Scotland and was made the Warden of Winchester College, a post he occupied from 1915-1920 . Parker-Smith held the position of Parliamentary Private Secretary to Joseph Austen Chamberlain (1900-1903 ), and was the MP for the Partick Division of Lanarkshire (1890-1906 ). His published works include: The causes of the Union with Ireland (1887) and Preferential voting: the transfer of superfluous votes (1884).
Sources: Who Was Who, Vol. III, 1929-1940ed. 1958.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received.
Conditions Governing Access
Purchased from bookseller, c.1960 [?]
Other Finding Aids
Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at the University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/manuscripts/", searching by the call number Ms Gen 537/46.
Alternative Form Available
No known copies
Compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 20 August 2004. Fonds level description compiled by Danielle West, Archive volunteer, June 2004.
Conditions Governing Use
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Special Collections.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 247 procedures
Location of Originals
This material is original
No known publications using this material