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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

Creator

Physical Description

Printed document on vellum completed in manuscript, oblong folio (135 x 510 mm), rolled, slightly dust-stained, pale blue silk ties suspending the dish for the seal (seal lost), original tin tube, lacking cap.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Anderson is listed in A catalogue of the graduates in the faculties of arts, divinity, and law, of the University of Edinburgh since its foundation, on p. 250, as "one of the Ministers of Edinburgh". He graduated with a Doctorate in Divinity on the 16 September 1809.

Extent

1 certificate (Rolled in metal tube.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in May 2019. Accession no. SC-Acc-2020-0049.

Bibliography

A catalogue of the graduates in the faculties of arts, divinity, and law, of the University of Edinburgh since its foundation (Edinburgh: Bannatyne Club, 1858), p. 250.

Physical Description

Printed document on vellum completed in manuscript, oblong folio (135 x 510 mm), rolled, slightly dust-stained, pale blue silk ties suspending the dish for the seal (seal lost), original tin tube, lacking cap.

Processing Information

Catalogued in June 2021 by Aline Brodin, using information provided by the seller.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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