Papers of Rev Joseph Hardie, 1919-1997, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Photographs, 1940s;
  • Faculty of Divinity and Trinity College handbook, 1943-1944.

Administrative / Biographical History

Joseph Hardie was born in  1919  in Wishaw, Lanarkshire in Scotland. His father, James, was an engineman. Joseph matriculated at the  University of Glasgow in  1938  where he studied theology in the Faculty of Arts. In his first session (1938-1939) Hardie took Latin, Greek and English; in his second (1939-1940), he studied Latin (oral), Greek (oral) and English (oral). In the following session (1940-1941), Hardie took English (Higher), history and political economy and in 1941-1942 he studied botany, moral philosophy, soctial economics and Hebrew. In his fifth and final year (1942-1943), Hardie took ecclesiastical history and systematic theology. He graduated MA in October  1944  . He obtained his license to preach the Gospel from the Presbytery of Hamilton in May  1946  .

During his time at the University of Glasgow Hardie participated in a number of sporting activities, particularly football. He was also active in a number of sports committees, including: Assistant Secretary of Glasgow University Athletic Club Council, 1941-1942; Honorary Secretary of Glasgow University Athletic Club Council, 1942-1943; President of Glasgow University Athletic Council,  1943-1944  ; Honorary Secretary of Glasgow University Athletic Club Council, 1942-1943, President of Glasgow University Athletic Club Council,  1943-1944  , and Vice-President, 1944-1946; Treasurer of Glasgow University Football Club, 1943-1945. He also sat on the Glasgow University Union Committee of Management,1943-1945, and was a member of the Universities International match, played between England and Scotland at Hampden Park, Glasgow, in March  1945  . Rev Joseph Hardie died on the 16th September  1997  .


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

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Mrs Elizabeth Hardie : 1998 : ACCN 1670

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom

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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

Formerly in the custody of Rev Hardie


None expected

Related Material

GB 0248 DC 071, Papers of Glasgow University Athletics Club; DC 094, Papers of Glasgow University Union; DC 084, Papers of Trinity College, Glasgow

Location of Originals

This material is original


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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 Andrew Thomson, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 14 March 2005. Lower levels catalogued by Glasgow University Archive Services staff

Geographical Names