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Prize certificates of Patrick George Craigie, 1859-60, 1860-61

Identifier: Coll-1457

Scope and Contents

2 prize certificates verifying that Patrick George Craigie attended classes in Mathematics and in Natural Philosophy. These are, in detail:

  1. 10 April 1860: Class of Mathematics, session 1859-1860, attending 'with the utmost regularity', and taking 'a very active' part in the oral examinations, and acquitting himself 'most satisfactorily' in the written examinations, Craigie 'obtained a prize', signed by Philip Kelland
  2. 10 April 1861: Natural Philosophy Class, session 1860-1861, signed by Peter G. Tait


  • Creation: 1859-1861


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Biographical / Historical

Patrick George Craigie CB was born in Perth, in Canada's New Brunswick, on 29 May 1843. He was a statistician who studied at Edinburgh University, and was sometime president of the Royal Statistical Society from 1902–1904. He won the Guy Medal in Gold awarded by the Royal Statistical Society in 1908.

Patrick George Craigie died on 10 January 1930.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession no: E2013.28.

Related Materials

Also within Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections, is the: 'Manuscript account book of Major Patrick George Craigie (1843-1930)', Coll-1456.

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Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 25 November 2013

University of Edinburgh, prize certificates of Major Patrick George Craigie (1843-1930)
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