Atkinson, Thomas, ? 1801-1833, poet and writer, bookseller

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Atkinson, Thomas, ? 1801-1833, poet and writer, bookseller

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Dates of existence

? 1801-1833

History

Thomas Atkinson was a radical bookseller in Glasgow and Lecturer in Craniology at Anderson's Institution. By his will, he founded Atkinson's Institution 'for the instruction of artisans and all members of the middle classes in literature and languages'.

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Atkinson's Institution, Glasgow

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C0030

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associative

Dates of the relationship

1833

Description of relationship

Thomas Atkinson founded Atkinson's Institution.

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Anderson's College, Glasgow (1796-1887)

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C0046

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associative

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Thomas Atkinson was Lecturer in Craniology at Anderson's Institution (which later became Anderson's College).

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P0017

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GB 249

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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Created by Victoria Peters, November 2009.

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