- Undergraduate lecture notes 1927-1933;
- Postgraduate lecture notes 1934;
- English lecture notebook belonging to William's wife, Elizabeth Gemmell, 1931-1935.
Papers of William Cleland Neilson, 1908-c 1980s, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 248 DC 397
- Dates of Creation1927-1935
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.26 metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Cleland Neilson was born in Glasgow in 1908 and attended the University of Glasgow, Scotland, from1927-1933, taking classes in English, History, French, Scottish History and Literature, Moral Philosophy and Geography. He graduated MA in 1930 before going on to study Senior Honours English and British History between 1930-1933. It is unclear whether he received another qualification after these further years of study.William became a teacher and died c1980s.
Elizabeth Taylor Ogg Gemmell was born in 1914 and attended the University of Glasgow, Scotland from 1933-1936 , taking classes in Latin, French, Geology, English, Moral Philosophy, and Scottish History and Literature. She graduated with an MA in 1936 and became a teacher. Elizabeth went on to marry William Cleland Neilson, a fellow university graduate.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
Conditions Governing Access
Deposit : Mrs Neilson : 1981
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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
Fonds level description compiled by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 08 April 2005 and members of Glasgow University Archive Services staff. Collection converted to Encoded Archival Description Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 08 April 2005. Descriptions edited by Gemma Tougher, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 3 January 2013.