Papers of Christian Wallace McNabb, 1882-1963, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Lecture notes, 1902-1906;
  • Graduation photograph and a list of graduates, April 1906;
  • Letter from E M Palmer regarding the archive material, 1993.

Administrative / Biographical History

Christian Wallace McNabb was born in Glasgow on 01 June 1882  . Her father Hugh McNabb was a teacher of singing. Christian attended the University of Glasgow from 1902-1906  , taking classes in Latin and Mathematics in her first year; English Language and Literature and Education in her second; Moral Philosophy and French in her third, and Logic in her fourth and final year. She was awarded a first class certificate in English Language and Literature in 1904 and came eighth in her Logic (Ordinary) examination in 1906. She graduated with an MA in April 1906  and subsequently taught in Glasgow and Kingston, County Dublin, until 1922. Christian married Henry Hamilton Bell in March 1918  and died in Glasgow in May 1963  .


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

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Mrs E M P Palmer : 1993

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Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

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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


Collection catalogued by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 01 April 2005 and Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 13 April 2005. Biographical history edited by Jane Heward, Archive Assistant, 03 June 2011.

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