Correspondence, addressed to his wife, relating to his unsuccessful candidacy for the Chair of Greek at the University of Glasgow, Scotland 1821
Papers of Agionly Ross Carson, 1780-1850, Classical Scholar, Rector of Edinburgh High School, Edinburgh, Scotland
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- Dates of Creation1821
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.002 metres
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Agionly Ross Carson was born in 1780 . He studied at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland until 1797 . He was then appointed headmaster of Dumfries Grammar School, Dumfries, Scotland, in 1801 . He became the classical master of Edinburgh High School, Edinburgh, in 1806 , and the rector of that school in 1820 . He received his LLD from the University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, in 1826 . He retired from his position of rector of Edinburgh High School in 1845. He died in 1850.
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Gifted, January 1962, ACCN 4121
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