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Obituary of Thomson sent by W B Inglis, Director of Studies, Moray House, c Feb 1955

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/26/1

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series: Contains letters from contemporaries, colleagues, friends, and former students including: Carlos Paton Blacker, David Glass, Prof John MacMurray, Sir Thomson Buston Robson, Sir James Learmonth, Sir Edward Appleton, Sir Edmund Whittaker, and Professor Edwin Bidwell Wilson.

The letters recall Thomson's life and work, and what he meant to the sender. In many cases, the letters have annotations by Lady Thomson giving biographical information about the sender and their relationship to Thomson.

All letters are addressed to Lady Thomson, apart from one which is addressed to Hector Thomson.


  • c Feb 1955


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Biographical / Historical

The obituary was possibly authored by Inglis, who later wrote the last chapter of Thomson's autobiography.


1 cutting

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Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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