Papers of Thomas Shearer, arts graduate 1932 and theology graduate of the University of Glasgow, b1909

Scope and Content

  • Higher education certificates 1924-1927
  • University of Glasgow Theology and Trinity College handbook 1935-1938
  • Theology and Trinity College timetable of classes in Theology 1935-1936
  • University of Glasgow Bursaries competition, lists of nominations and awards 1928
  • Letter awarding Clark Bursary and constitution 1928
  • Class attendance cards and certificates 1928-1938
  • Letter conferring Logan Medal upon Thomas Shearer 1933
  • Jamieson Prize to Thomas Shearer 1938
  • Graduation ceremony and dress code regulations 1938

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Shearer was born in 1909  in Glasgow, Scotland. He started at the University of Glasgow in 1928  studying English Literature and Language, History, Latin, Greek, Moral Philosophy, British History and Logic. He graduated MA in 1932  . He went on to receive a BLitt from Oxford, England before returning to Glasgow to study Theology, graduating BD in 1938  . He went onto a career in the clergy as assistant at Dunblane Cathedral, Scotland, then as a minister in Glasgow. He also served as Army Chaplain between 1943-1946  and later as a School Chaplain in Glasgow. During his career he was secretary and then president of the Glasgow Region of the Church of Scotland Chaplains Association between 1950-1952  and 1953-1955  respectively.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

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