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Law notes and papers of Thomas. M. Aitchison

Identifier: Coll-1145

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of:

  1. - solution to practical examinations, Conveyancing, 1952-1953, typescript
  2. - programme of work, Conveyancing, typescript copies
  3. - regulations for entrance, Faculty of Advocates,1950s, typescript
  4. - synopsis of lectures, 1952-1953, typescript
  5. - exam papers, Law, 1949-1952, typescript
  6. - guide to entrants to the Solicitor branch of the Scottish legal profession, Law Society of Scotland, typescript
  7. - SSC Biennial Lecture 1982, Criminal review, Lord Cameron
  8. - SSC Biennial Lecture 1984, Lord Fraser of Tullybelton
  9. - SSC Biennial Lecture 1986, Professor Sir Thomas Smith, QC
  10. - notes on Book-keeping and Accounting, some typescript copies, some manuscript
  11. - notes on Conveyancing, manuscript
  12. - notes on Accounting, and Business Method, manuscript
  13. - degree examination scripts, University of Edinburgh, 1950-1953, manuscript - exam' papers on: Evidence; Evidence and Pleading; Conveyancing; Mercantile Law; Civil Law; Jurisprudence; Scots Law; and, International Private Law

The collection also includes a B.L. degree hood, with the commercial sewn-in label: J. and M. Paterson, Miller Street, Glasgow.


  • Creation: 1949-1986

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Biographical / Historical

Thomas Milne Aitchison studied Law at Edinburgh University in the 1950s. At the time of his studies he lived in Bathgate, West Lothian. During academic year 1952-1953, his name appeared on Faculty of Law Class Merit Lists in the subjects of Scots Law (2nd class certificate), and Mercantile Law (1st class certificate). He obtained He was awarded his degree of B.L. (Bachelor of Law) on 15 July 1953.


2 boxes

Physical Location


Law lecture notes of Thomas Milne Aitchison (fl. 1949-1953)
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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