Papers of Margaret Russell Telfer, 1916- , arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • University memorabilia, 1934-1937;
  • Correspondence, 1994.

Administrative / Biographical History

Margaret Russell Telfer was born in Gourock, Scotland, in 1916  , daughter of William S Kerr, a schoolmaster. She attended the University of Glasgow as an Arts student between 1934-1937  and graduated in 1937  with an MA in French and German Language and Literature. As part of her degree she also studied English Language and Literature, Moral Philosophy, and Botany. She married William Telfer and worked as a teacher in her home town of Inverness, Scotland.


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Acquisition Information

Gift : Mrs Telfer: June 1994

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Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Archivist's Note

Box list created by John O'Brien, Archives Assistant, 2002. Fonds level descriptions and lower level description compiled by Anna Sander, Assistant Archivist, November 2003. Converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 20 July 2004. Catalogue edited by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 18 July 2012.

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Custodial History



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Related Material

Glasgow University Archive Services, DC 071; Glasgow University Athletic Club, DC 233; Queen Margaret College, DC 240: Queen Margaret Union.

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