Papers of James Stirling, b1906, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Logic lecture notes 1924-1925;
  • Psychology lecture notes, 1924-1925;
  • Metaphysics lecture notes, 1925.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Stirling was born in Johnstone, Renfrewshire in 1906. His father John was an accountant. James studied at the University of Glasgow between the years 1923 and 1926, graduating with an MA on 20 November 1926. In 1923-1924 he took classes in French and Natural Philosophy. In 1924-1925 he studied Logic, Metaphysics, and Political Economy, and in 1925-1926 he took classes in English, Political Philosophy and Social Economics.

After graduation he became a chartered accountant.


Arranged chronologically within record series.


Access Information


Acquisition Information


Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom


Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures

Custodial History



None expected

Related Material

No related material.

Location of Originals

This material is original


No known publications using this material

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 Patrick Canning 21 November 2001. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff