Papers of John Brash, c1877-c1941, arts graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Notes by John Brash of lectures by Andrew Cecil Bradley and Thomas Power O'Connor, English Literature Class, University of Glasgow, session 1894-95. Lectures dated Tuesday 20 December 1894-12 March 1895. Portrait of Andrew Cecil Bradley, from photo by T & R Annan, pasted inside front board.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Brash was born in c1877  in Glasgow, Scotland. He attended the University of Glasgow starting in 1892  passing examinations in English. In 1893 and 1894 he passed examinations in Latin, Greek and Mathematics and in 1895 in Logic and English. He also attended English Literature classes in the 1893-1894 session given by Andrew Cecil Bradley, professor of English Literature, and Thomas Power O'Connor who went on to become editor of The Sun newspaper. In 1896 he passed an exam in moral Philosophy but failed Natural Philosophy, eventually passing in 1900. He went on to become a minister in Bradford, England and appears to have died c1941 .


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Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at by searching for call reference MS Gen 886

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Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, February 2003

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