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CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
LevelFonds
Ref NoUNIVERSITY 346
TitleMarquis of Huntly: rectorial election committee minute book
Date1893-1893
Extent0.01 linear metres
Administrative HistoryCharles Gordon was born in 1847 and succeeded his father as Marquis of Huntly in 1863. He served as JP and DL for Aberdeen County and as honorary Colonel of the 7th Battalion Gordon Highlanders. He was an antiquarian and writer, and took considerable interest in Aberdeen University: he was awarded an honorary LL.D. there and was elected Rector in 1890, 1893 and 1896. He married twice, and at his death in 1937 he was succeeded by his great nephew.The papers were presented by Joseph Rowe who was on the committee.
DescriptionMinute book of committee acting for the Marquis of Huntly in his rectorial election campaign, 1893.
Access StatusOpen
LanguageEnglish
Persons
CodeName
NA16499Rowe; Joseph Hambley (1870-1937); physician, Bradford, Yorkshire
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