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Copy of letter of Application and Testimonials in favour of Norman Kemp Smith

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1526

Scope and Contents

This small group of material consists of:
  1. Printed item: University of Edinburgh. Chair of Logic and Metaphysics. Letter of Application and Testimonials in favaour of Norman Kemp Smith
  2. Printed item: University of Edinburgh. Chair of Logic and Metaphysics. Additional Testimonials in favaour of Norman Kemp Smith

Dates

  • 1918-1919

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Open to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance of visit.

Biographical / Historical

Norman Kemp Smith (1872-1958) was a Lecturer in Philosophy at Glasgow University from 1897 to 1906. During the First World War, he served with the Department of Information in London. From 1919, Kemp held the Chair of Logic and Metaphysics at the University of Edinburgh and occupied the post until his retirement in 1945. He had also taken his share of University administration in varied officies such as Assessor on the University Court and as Dean of the Faculty of Arts. Professor Norman Kemp Smith died in Edinburgh on 3 September 1958.

Extent

2 x items in 1 folder

Physical Location

CLX-A-608

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material acquired by donation. Accession no: E2014.14.

Related Materials

Also within Special Collections, Edinburgh University Library, are some 'Papers of Professor Norman Kemp Smith' at Coll-1038.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 21 March 2014
Title
Material relating to Norman Kemp Smith (1872-1958), being copy of letter of Application and Testimonials
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Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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