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Material relating to the study life of Marion Donaldson Wishart (b. 1903)

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1470
Identifier: Coll-1656

Scope and Contents

Two bronze medals - University of Edinburgh: 1927-1928 - Economic Geography - Marion D. Wishart; 1928-1929 - Banking - Marion D. Wishart M.A.

Both medals are in presentation cases: black leatherette, with dark blue inset for medals, and silk-lined hinged lids. The name: Alexander Kirkwood & Son / Medalists / St. James Square / Edinburgh


  • Creation: 1927-1929


Biographical / Historical

Marion Donaldson Wishart was born in Kirkcaldy in 1903. She was educated at St. Brides, 1918-1920, and at Stewart's Tutorial, 1922-1923. She then studied at Edinburgh University following courses in: Political economy, British history, and English (1924-1925); Psychology, and Economic history (1925-1926); and, Constitutional law, and Moral philosophy (1926-1927). She graduated with the degrees of M.A. (1927) and B.Com. (1929). Later she went to Australia to settle, marrying Reginald Sheen.


2 medals

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Items acquired August 2015. Accession no: E2015.60

Material relating to the study life of Marion Donaldson Wishart (b. 1903)
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