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Correspondence of Prof. Alexander Robertson MacEwen (1851-1916)

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Identifier: GD43

Scope and Contents

The correspondence is composed of, in large part, letters to MacEwen from: Henry Calderwood, James S. Candlish, Archibald Henderson, Thomas Kennedy, James Orr, and Walter Ross Taylor

Dates

  • 1894-1898

Language of Materials

English.

Physical Description

117 letters. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Robertson MacEwen was born in Edinburgh in 1851. He was educated at Glasgow Academy, and he studied at Glasgow University and at Balliol College, Oxford. He was Deputy Professor of Greek, Assistant Professor of Latin, and Classical Examiner for Degrees at Glasgow University. He was also a United Presbyterian Minister at Moffat, at Anderston, Glasgow, and at Claremont Church, Glasgow. MacEwen became Professor of Church History at New College, Edinburgh University, in 1901. He had been Moderator of the General Assembly of the United Free Church in 1915. His publications included Memoir of Alexander MacEwen, D.D. (1876), Roman Satiric poetry (1877), St. Jerome (1878), Life of Principal Cairns (1894), The eastern church in Greece (1890), and The Erskines (1900). Professor Alexander Robertson MacEwen died on 26 November 1916.

Extent

117 letters.

Physical Location

MSS BOX 12.1.1-245

Other Finding Aids

Local lists.

Accruals

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Physical Description

117 letters. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Physical Facet

Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

General

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Title
Correspondence of Prof. Alexander Robertson MacEwen (1851-1916)

Repository Details

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