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

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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

Dates

  • 1927-1929

Creator

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.

Extent

2 medals

Physical Location

CLX-A-1470

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Items acquired August 2015. Accession no: E2015.60
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Material relating to the study life of Marion Donaldson Wishart (b. 1903)
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Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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