Papers and letters of John Angus MacKinnon

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous papers relating mainly to MacKinnon's higher education at the University of Glasgow, and to teaching history, along with various letters to him, ca.1930-ca.1956

Administrative / Biographical History

John A. MacKinnon, a Labour councillor for many years,was first elected to the former Normanton Urban District in 1947, then represented Normanton on Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, He was Founder President of Normanton Civic Society and Mayor of Normanton from 1978 to 1979. In 1977 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Scotland in recognition of his historical research. He died in 1981

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs M.D. Mackinnon, widow of John Angus MacKinnon, May 1982, through Mr W.B. Thompson


In English

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The letters are listed in the Letters database

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