Papers of Annie Dick, arts graduate of the University of Glasgow, 1910-2000

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Lecture notebooks and loose notes, 1929-1936;
  • English essays, 1930-1935;
  • Class admittance tickets, 1929-1934;
  • Examination admittance tickets, 1930-1935;
  • Class certificates, 1929-1931;
  • Bursary documentation, 1885-1930;
  • Society membership cards, 1929-1934;
  • Library tickets, 1930-1934;
  • Matriculation cards, 1929-1934;
  • Honorary graduation ceremony programme, 1933.

Administrative / Biographical History

Annie Dick was born in Glasgow on 18 May 1910. Her father was Moncrieff Dick, a mining tool manufacturer. Before university Annie was a pupil at Hutcheson's Girls' Grammar School, Glasgow. She first matriculated at the University in September 1929 and studied French, Latin and History in session 1929-1930. In her second year, 1930-1931, she studied English and Moral Philosophy and in third year, 1931-1932, English and British History. In fourth year, 1932-1933, she continued with her English studies and in a fifth year, 1933-1934, specialised in English Language and Literature. She returned for a sixth year studying English and Anglo-Saxon and graduated in November 1935 with an MA (Hons) in English Language and Literature. While at University she received one of the John Clark (Mile-End) bursaries. Miss Dick won the following prizes: general excellence in Latin 1929-1930 (10th prize); 2nd prize in the French Ordinary class 1929-1930; 4th prize in English and 2nd class certificate in Moral Philosophy 1930-1931; 2nd class certificate in Higher Ordinary English, 2nd prize in British History (for Honours English) and 2nd prize in British History 1931-1932; 1st prize in English Language 1932-1933 and 2nd prize in the English Language Advanced class 1934-1935.

Miss Dick returned to Hutcheson's Girls' Grammar School as a teacher, then went to Westbourne School in Glasgow where she was Head of English. She retired c1975 and died in 2000.

Arrangement

The collection has been arranged into series by type of record, and is thereafter chronologically arranged

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Gift from a friend of Annie Dick: ACCN 1924 and ACCN 1953

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

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

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

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures. The English examination papers ref UGC039/4 have been removed.

Custodial History

Held by Annie Dick and acquired by a friend upon her death

Accruals

None expected

Related Material

No related material

Bibliography

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Additional Information

This material is original

The fonds level of description was compiled by Andrew MacGregor, Archive Assistant, 14 August 2000

Revisions made to fonds level and lower levels by Lucy Neville, Archive Assistant, 2010.

Word list converted to EAD by Lucy Neville, Archive Assistant, 2010.

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