- Various lecture notes, 1921-1925;
- Various syllabus cards, 1923-1925;
- Class tickets, 1921-1925;
- Assorted certificates, 1921-1923;
- Correspondence mainly relating to Elsie Forrest's academic work, 1923-1927;
- General Council registration card, 1925;
- Speech given by Elsie Forrest entitled Children in Greek Literature , 1925.
Papers of Elsie Forrest, b1904, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Elsie Forrest was born in Wrexham, Denbighshire in 1904 . Prior to attending university, Elsie was a student at Hutcheson's Grammar School for Girls. Elsie attended the University of Glasgow from 1921-1925 , taking classes in Latin, Greek and French in her first year; Roman History, Greek (Intermediate Honours) and Logic (Ordinary) in her second; Latin (Honours), Greek (Honours) and English (Ordinary) in her third; and Latin (Honours), Greek (Honours) and Classical Philology in her fourth and final year. She was awarded 17 prizes in total, including the Jeffray Gold Medal in Greek in 1922, the Cowan medal for Latin in 1923, the Ramsay Memorial Gold Medal in Latin in 1925 and the Comparative (Classical) Philology prize in 1925. She graduated with a first class honours MA in Classics in November 1925 and returned to the University of Glasgow from 1926-1927 as a postgraduate student. She graduated with a postgraduate diploma in Comparative Philology in 1927 and subsequently became a teacher in Glasgow.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
Conditions Governing Access
Deposit : Miss Elsie Forrest : 1977
Other Finding Aids
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.
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Held with Miss Elsie Forrest until deposit with GUAS
Location of Originals
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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
Collection catalogued by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 31 March 2005 and Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 31 March 2005. Edited by Jane Heward, Archive Assistant, 25 May 2011.