Transcripts of thirty-six letters passing between Professor William Dunlop, Edinburgh and Professor Alexander Dunlop, Glasgow, 1715-1720. Mainly deals with University voting procedures for Rector; general University procedures; personal letters dealing with illness. Most are unsigned and undated.
Correspondence from Professor William Dunlop, 1692-1720, to Professor Alexander Dunlop, 1684-1747
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- ReferenceGB 247 MS Gen 0083
- Dates of Creation1715-1720
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 volume (36 letters)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Professor William Dunlop was born in 1692. He was Professor of Church History at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, between 1714-1720. Previously he had been a librarian at the University of Glasgow, 1710-1711.
His correspondent was his brother, Professor Alexander Dunlop who was born in 1684. He was Professor of Greek at the University of Glasgow between 1704-1747. He was also a librarian at the University of Glasgow, 1703-1707.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
Gift: descendant of Dunlop family : 22 February 1932 : ACCN 1417
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Compiled by Gordon Brown, MPhil Digital Preservation student, 12 February 2002
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Unknown. Records deposited with Economic History Department, Glasgow University. Management of collection transferred to Glasgow University Archives in 1975.
Location of Originals
This material is a transcript of original letters. The location of the originals is unknown but presumably are held by the depositor.