Papers of Rev Thomas Paterson, 1864-c1948, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • The collection consists of 46 Lantern slides photographed by Rev Paterson while on an expedition to the Holy Land in 1900. The slides are mainly of scenes in Beirut, Lebanon; Jerusalem, Israel; Bethlehem, Israel; and Galilee, Israel.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Paterson was born on 27 January 1864 in Johnstone, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. His father was a farmer and surveyor. He attended the University of Glasgow, Scotland from 1886-1890 and studied Humanity, Greek, Mathematics, Logic, Latin, Moral Philosophy, Natural Philosophy and English Literature. He graduated MA in 1893. He also attended New College, Edinburgh, Scotland. Rev Paterson became the Free Church minister at Strathmiglo, Fife, Scotland in 1895, then Auchencairn, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland in 1900. Rev Paterson died c 1948.


R8/5 Matriculation Albums 1886-1890


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

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit: Mrs Margaret B Paterson, 5 Sunbury Avenue, Clarkston, Glasgow G76 7UT: October 1992: ACCN 1222

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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

Held in private hands until 1992


None expected

Related Material

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Location of Originals

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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.

Collection catalogued by Janice Miller, Archives Assistant, 15 July 2003, and members of Glasgow University Archive Service Staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 29 November 2003. Catalogue edited by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 12 July 2012.