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CodeNA8787
Dates1893-1973
Person NameDunlop; Annie Isabella (1893-1973); historian
SurnameDunlop
ForenamesAnnie Isabella
Epithethistorian
ActivityDr Annie Isabella Dunlop, OBE (1897-1973), historian, was born in Glasgow, the daughter of James and Mary S Cameron. She was educated at Glasgow High School for Girls, and gained an MA from Glasgow University, 1919 and a PhD from Edinburgh University, 1930. Dunlop studied palaeography at the Vatican and was awarded a Dlitt, 1934 by St Andrews University and an Hon LLD in 1950. Dunlop taught history, 1920-1922 and, 1924-1931, she conducted research in Edinburgh, and as a Carnegie Fellow, in various european archives. From 1934-1938 Dunlop worked for the Scottish Record Office and in 1938 she married George Brown Dunlop, a publisher and newspaper proprietor. During 1942-1948, she taught history part-time at Edinburgh University. Dunlop was a member of the Royal Commission on Ancient Monuments and the Advisory Council for Scottish Records. She published several historical studies, including: 'King James Secret', (1927); 'Calendar of Scottish Supplications to Rome, (1934, 1956, 1970); and contributed to the Scottish Historical Review and the Journal of the Scottish History Society.
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