- Correspondence 1901-1963
- Lecture notes 1901-1963
- 3 undergraduate essays 1901-1902
- Notebooks 1901-1963
- General papers undated
Papers of John Waugh Scott, 1878-1974, Professor of Logic and Moral Philosophy, University College, Cardiff, 1920-1944, Lecturer in Moral Philosophy, University of Glasgow, 1905-1920
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- Dates of Creation1901-1963
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1.50 metres (7 boxes)
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Professor John Waugh Scott received his MA from the University of Glasgow Scotland, in 1903 , from which he graduated with first class honours in Mental Philosophy. He was appointed lecturer in moral philosophy at the University of Glasgow from 1905-1920 . From 1920-1944 , he held the position of Professor of Logic and Moral Philosophy at the University of Cardiff, Wales. In 1921, he was appointed the Mills lecturer in Philosophy at the University of California, California, USA. He received his LLD from the University of Glasgow in 1944 . He contributed to the Encyclopaedia Britannica at various times during his career, and originated and conducted the Homecrofts experiment, Cheltenham, England from 1928-1956 . He was appointed the Honorary Secretary of the National Homecroft Association from 1925 until 1943. He died in 1974 .
Source: Who's Who, 1969( 1970 London)
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Presented to Glasgow University, date unknown, ACCN 4335
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Fonds level description compiled by Elaine MacGillivray, Archives Assistant, June 2003.
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