Papers of James Marr, c1877-c1955, arts graduate of the University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Notes by James Marr of lectures on history by Professor Richard Lodge, University of Glasgow, session 1895-1896. Lectures dated 22 October 1895-20 March 1896 including English history from Roman occupation to 18th century. Notes of exams to 27 March 1896

Administrative / Biographical History

James Marr was born c1877  in Mauchline, East Ayrshire, Scotland. He first matriculated at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1893  aged 16, taking classes in Greek, Latin and Mathematics. The following year he studied Logic and English Literature and in the 1895-1896 session he attended classes in Hebrew, Moral Philosophy and History, being taught History by Sir Richard Lodge (1855-1936), the University's first professor of History. In his final session of 1896-1897 he studied English and Hebrew. He graduated in 1896  and became a minister in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He appears to have died c1955 .


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Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, February 2003

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