CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 131
TitleHugh Blair, minister and professor of Rhetoric: Synopsis of lectures on rhetoric
Extent0.02 linear metres
Creator NameBlair; Hugh (1718-1800); minister and professor of Rhetoric
Administrative HistoryHugh Blair was born in Edinburgh in 1718. He graduated M.A. from the University of Edinburgh in 1739 and began a career in the church being appointed minister of Collessie in Fife (1742), the Canongate (1743 - 1754), Lady Yester’s (1754 - 1758) and the High Church (1758) all Edinburgh. He was appointed Professor of Rhetoric at the University of Edinburgh in 1760 and Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, 1762 - 1783. He died in 1800.
DescriptionSynopsis of lectures on rhetoric, 1765.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
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Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
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