Papers of William Smart, 1853-1915, Professor of Political Economy, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 1896-1915
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- ReferenceGB 247 MS Gen 505/37
- Dates of Creation1884
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.002 metres
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Administrative / Biographical History
Professor William Smart, was born in Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland in 1853 . He received his MA from the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 1882 . According to matriculation records, he studied moral philosophy and mathematics in 1880-1881 , and in 1881-1882 , he studied natural philosophy. It appears he received his LLD in 1893 and his DPhil in 1896 . He lectured at the University of Glasgow at this time, so it would appear that he obtained his qualifications there. In 1896 , Smart was appointed Adam Smith Professor of Political Economy at the University of Glasgow. He died in 1915 .
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Purchased, 1960, ACCN 4108
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Fonds level description compiled by Elaine MacGillivray, Archive Assistant, July 2003.
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Held by Edward Hall until 1960
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