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Papers of Sir William Kennedy Reid

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-327
Identifier: Coll-1826

Scope and Contents

This collection consists mostly of William Kennedy Reid's student records when he was studying Classics at the University of Edinburgh: correspondence, certificates, graduation booklets and leaflets, matriculation cards, two photographs, and three medals in their cases.
  1. Pass certificates and matriculation cards from the University of Edinburgh in Classics: Ancient History, Greek, Latin, Classical Archaeology, and Moral Philosophy, 1948-1952
  2. Scottish Universities Entrance Board Certificate, 1947
  3. University of Edinburgh Examinations for Bursaries May 1948 Order of Merit
  4. University of Edinburgh Classical Society letters from those invited to lectures, 1951
  5. Edinburgh Students Charities Appeal competition ticket, 1953
  6. Copy in typescript signed by the Promoter (Alexander Falconer Giles) of the Promoter's Address to Graduates, 4 July 1952
  7. Graduation Ceremonial McEwan Hall, 4 July 1952
  8. Class Certificates of Merit in Classics: Ancient History, Greek, Latin, Classical Archaeology, and Moral Philosophy, 1948-1952
  9. Texts to illustrate the Inaugural Lecture of Professor A.J. Beattie, October 1951
  10. Certificate of award of Ferguson Scholarship in Classics and related correspondence, 1952
  11. 1981 reunion of Graduates in Classics, 1949-1980
  12. Three class medals in their red Kirkwood cases, in Latin and Greek, 1948-1950
  13. Two photographs of Michael Grant, Professor of Humanity, one of which is also showing W.K. Smith, senior lecturer in Latin
Also included is a Report of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration, fourth report, session 1993-1994, selected cases 1994 - volume 2.

Dates

  • 1947-1994

Creator

Language of Materials

English, with some texts in Ancient Greek.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

1 folder (One archival box (part)) : One booklet, loose papers, two photographs, and three medals in their cases.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession SC-Acc-2017-0143

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline brodin, November 2017.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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