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Letter to Lady Thomson from Falconer and Jean Giles, 11 Feb 1955

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/26/13

Scope and Contents

In the letter, the couple recall their memories of Thomson and Lady Thomson, referring to stays at Glennapp, and how happy Thomson and Lady Thomson were together. They also recall how kind and interesting Thomson was.

Includes a short annotation by Lady Thomson stating the sender to be Sandy Giles Mother.

Dates

  • 11 Feb 1955

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Falconer Giles was Deputy Secretary of the University of Edinburgh, as well as Reader in Ancient Greek and Roman History. He was a close personal and professional friend of Thomson's, and the Thomson and Giles families spent Christmas together on more than one occasion.

Giles' son, Sandy, was a close personal friend of Hector Thomson.

Extent

1 letter (1 leaf, 2 sides)

Physical Location

CLX-A-1354

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Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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