Papers of William Brown Agnew, b.1903, procurator-fiscal and law student, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Scots Law lecture notes, 1924-1927;
  • Conveyancing lecture notes, 1926-1927;
  • Miscellaneous lecture notebooks, undated;
  • Notes on Court of Session practice, 1926-1927;
  • Scots Law examination papers, 1924;
  • Legal typescript, undated;
  • Matriculation cards and class tickets, 1924-1927.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Brown Agnew was born in Carluke, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, in  1903  and matriculated in  1924  in the Faculty of Law at the  University of Glasgow , Scotland. He took law classes between 1924 and 1927, going on to form his own business. For twenty-four years he was the Procurator-fiscal (public prosecutor) in Kincardineshire, Scotland. He died c.1977.


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Acquisition Information

Deposit : Mrs M G Agnew : 1977

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Custodial History

Held by the Agnew family


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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


Fonds level description created by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 24 March 2005. Amended by Sam Maddra, Assistant Archivist (catalouing), 20 January 2014.

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