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Material relating to Agnes Waugh, and student outings in the 1930s

Identifier: Coll-1525

Scope and Contents

Ring-binder with notes describing the hike taken by Agnes Waugh, Winifred N. Turner, Katharine M. Martin, Minty Johnstone, Mary Craig, Grace M. Thomson, and Marion Wilson, between Thursday 22 June and Saturday 1 July [1933]. The description of the hike from Edinburgh into Kirriemuir, Angus, and Glen Clova, and then on to Ballater, Braemar, Inverernan, Tomintoul, Aviemore, Inverness, Loch-an-Eilean, and the Lairig Ghru, also contains some black and white photographs.

Note-book with notes describing the hike taken into the Borders by Agnes [Waugh], Marion [Wilson], and Grace [M. Thomson] between Wednesday 20 June and Monday 25 June 1934.

Notes describing a visit to London made by Mary [Craig], Grace M. Thomson], Agnes [Waugh], Winnie [N. Turner] and Marion [Wilson] to London and Germany between Friday 12 July and Sunday 4 August 1935. The notes are accompanied by a card with autographs of participants in the tour.

Notes describing a visit to the Highlands between Monday 20 July and Monday 3 August [1936].


  • Creation: 1933-1936


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

Biographical / Historical

Agnes Waugh was a student at Edinburgh University in the 1930s, and she came from Dunfermline, Fife. She was born in Stirling on 11 April 1914. Waugh had been given her primary education at Kirkcudbright Academy, 1919-1926, and then she attended Airdrie Academy, 1926-1928, and Edinburgh Ladies College, 1928-1931. She matriculated at Edinburgh University in October 1931 where, between 1931 and 1935, she studied classes in Mathematics, Natural Philosophy. French and Political Economy. Agnes Waugh graduated with the degree of M.A. in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in 1935.


4 notebooks

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection acquired by donation, March 2014. Accession no: E2014.13.

Related Materials

Items relating to Agnes Waugh also appear in the Quatercentenary Collection, acquired in 1980.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 21 March 2014

Material relating to Agnes Waugh, and student outings in 1933-1936
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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