Photographs of student life in the 1950s, Edinburgh University

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection is composed of:

  • - b/w mounted group photograph showing the members of the National Council, SUS, 1952-1953, taken in Glasgow, May 1953, including Hills
  • - b/w mounted group photograph showing the members of the Executive Committee of Edinburgh University, SRC, 1952-1953, Old College Quad., including Hills
  • - b/w mounted group photograph showing members of Edinburgh University, SRC, 1952-1953, Old College Quad., including Hills
  • - b/w mounted group photograph showing members of Cowan House, Edinburgh University, 1949-1950, including Hills
  • - b/w mounted group photograph showing members of Cowan House, Edinburgh University, 1950-1951, including Hills
  • - b/w mounted group photograph showing members of Cowan House, Edinburgh University, 1951-1952, including Hills
  • - c.17 b/w loose and unmounted photographs showing events in the student year, early-1950s, with notes
  • - newspaper clippings

Administrative / Biographical History

Joseph W. Hills graduated with the degree of MA from Edinburgh University. He sat on the executive of the Students' Representative Council as Senior President and represented Edinburgh University on the third National Council of the Scottish Union of Students, 1952-1953.

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Acquisition Information

Material received from donor, 2006. Accession no: E2007.2.

Note

The biography/administrative history was compiled using material contained in the collection.

Other Finding Aids

None prepared for this collection.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections