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Zbigniew, Leszczynski (Les), 1914-2003 (Cert. Social Study, Edinburgh University)



  • Existence: 1914 - 2003


Cert. Social Study 1948. Les was one of a number of Polish students who enrolled on the course. Originally from Warsaw, Les arrived in Britain during the Second World War and graduated from the University with a Certificate in Social Study in 1948. A gifted artist he went on to study at Edinburgh College of Art and finally became an art teacher in the north of England. He also exhibited several works at the Royal Scottish Academy. He died in 2003.

Sources: Student admission file, EUA; Edinburgh University calendar;

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

L41 Leszczynski (Les), Zbigniew, 1945-1947

 File — Box SW 31
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/8/1/497
Scope and Contents

Admission file for Les Zbigniew, born 1914, who gained a Certificate in Social Study in 1948. File contains: enrolment form, correspondence, handwritten account by student of his experience in social and welfare work.

Dates: 1945-1947