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Awards, 1904-1954

Identifier: BAI 1/20

Scope and Contents

Awards consist of:

  1. award certificates
  2. degree certificates
  3. medals
  4. related correspondence


  • Creation: 1904-1954


Language of Materials

This material is in English

Physical Description

2 boxes

Biographical / Historical

In the couse of his life, John Baillie acquired numerous qualifications and other awards. Gaining his leaving certificate from Inverness Royal Academy in 1904, he then amassed honourable mentions and other achievements during the course of his studies at the University of Edinburgh, from where he graduated with an MA in 1908. in he gained a degree from New College. His studies in Europe in 1909-1911 resulted in degrees from the Universities of Jena and Marburg. During his professional life he was awarded honorary degrees from a number of universities and colleges, including the University of Yale, Victoria University (Toronto), Wooster College (Ohio) and the University of Strasbourg. In 1957he was awarded the Companion of Honour by the Queen.


From the Fonds: 13 metres

Physical Description

2 boxes

Archivist's Note


Grant Buttars 05 March 2003

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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