Papers of Mary McIntyre McMurray, 1909-1976, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • English, Geology, French and Moral Philosophy lecture notes, 1926-1929.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mary McIntyre McMurray was born in Ayr, Ayrshire on 23 May 1909. Her father, Robert McMurray, had been a GPO overseer, but died prior to her attending University. Mary attended the University of Glasgow from 1926-1929  , taking classes in Italian (Ordinary) and French (Ordinary) in her first year; Political Economy (Ordinary), English (Ordinary), French (Ordinary) and Geology (Ordinary) in her second, and French (Higher Ordinary), English (Higher Ordinary) and Moral Philosophy (Ordinary) in her third and final year. She graduated with an MA in June 1929  and subsequently worked as a teacher in Ayr until 1936. She married William Sidney Lanham in December 1931 and died in Ayr on 26 December 1976.


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Gift : W S Lanham : 1977

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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

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Collection catalogued by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 16 July 2004. Administrative history edited by Jane Heward, Archives Assistant, 1 July 2011. Names of lecturers added to file description and indexed by Gemma Tougher, Assistant Archivist, (Cataloguing), 23 March 2012.

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