Record

CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
LevelFonds
Ref NoMS 542
Title'Dutch System of Education from the King's Decree'
Date1815
Extent0.01 linear metres
SourceAlexander Thomson ( -1868), advocate and antiquary, presented the volume to Marischal College, Aberdeen. Thomson of Banchory, Aberdeenshire, was the son of Andrew Thomson, and came from a family of lawyers with a long association with Marischal College, Aberdeen. He himself graduated AM from there in 1816 and he was enrolled as an advocate in Edinburgh in 1820. Author, antiquary and philanthropist, he made many donations to the College library. In 1826 he returned to Aberdeen to become more closely involved in the College: he was Dean of Faculty in 1826, from 1852 to 1855 and in 1858, and was Rector’s Assessor in 1841, 1843, 1846 and 1848. He died in 1868.
Description'Dutch system of education from the King's decree, August 1815', divided into Latin schools, Dutch Education, Athenaea, and Universities, with a description of the three Dutch universities, 1815.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
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LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
Persons
CodeName
NA15971Thomson; Alexander (-1868); advocate and antiquary
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