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Papers of Rev. Geoffrey R. Breed

Identifier: Coll-550

Scope and Contents

The material includes: Edinburgh University Student Handbook for 1942-1943; several notebooks containing mathematics formulae and other notes; and, other miscellaneous notes with formulae.


  • 20th century

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Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Rev. Geoffrey R. Breed was born on 30 October 1923. At the time of his matriculation at Edinburgh University, 1942-1943, he was residing in Rhyl, North Wales. He attended the University participating in the course for R.A. candidates (Royal Artillery) which included mathematics, physical training, surveying, lectures on fuels and explosives, Royal Artillery lectures, infantry tactics, lectures on gas, and lectures on various weapons.


1 envelope

Physical Location


Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession no. E2000.20.


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Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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