Papers of William Brownlie, c1895-c1977, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • French class notes, c1912;
  • Roman history class notes, c1914-1915;
  • Annotated examination papers and jottings, 1910s;
  • Humanity Class syllabus documents, c1913-1916;
  • Letter describing prize for French class, 1916;
  • Class tickets, 1912-1915;
  • Matriculation documents, c1912-1915;
  • Teacher training course application receipt, 1919;
  • Doctors note of fitness 1919.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Brownlie was born in Invertown, Lanarkshire, Scotland around 1895. He began studying at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1912, taking Latin and French during his first year. His second year of study took place 1914-1915 and during this year he studied Roman History, French and Latin. His third year classes were taken 1918-1919. In his third year he studied Logic and Metaphysics. He graduated Master of Arts in 1919. He went on to a career as a teacher, and rector. He died around 1977.


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Acquisition Information

Gift : family member : 1977

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Custodial History

Held by the Brownlie family


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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 Elaine MacGillivray, Cataloguing Volunteer, 16 October 2002. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff.

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