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Baird, George Husband, 1761-1840 (minister, Principal of the University of Edinburgh)



  • Existence: 13 July 1761 - 14 January 1840

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Degree certificate from the University of Edinburgh, 16 September 1809

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1596
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0049
Scope and Contents This is a degree certificate from the University of Edinburgh awarded to Robert Anderson, a minister of Edinburgh, for his Doctorate of Divinity, on the 16th of September 1809. On vellum. Signed by Principal of the University George Husband Baird, as well as other prominent professors at the time, including Alexander Munro Senior (Secundus) and Tertius, Thomas Charles Hope, Andrew Duncan, James Gregory, John Playfair, John Leslie, et al.
Dates: 16 September 1809

Friendship [Provost Elder and Principal Baird], 1793

Identifier: Coll-10/4/84(ii)
Scope and Contents

Friendship [Provost Elder and Principal Baird]. Etching. 1793. Kay, John, 1742-1826, Artist, Etcher.

Published in: Edinburgh Portraits (1837), CCCX.

Note: Annotation in ink on page below plate explaining the relationship between Baird and Elder.

Dates: 1793