Glasgow Infant School Society

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Glasgow Infant School Society

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        The Glasgow Infant School Society was inspired by international interest in the establishment of infant schools. In 1828, it opened a model infant school in the Drygate, Glasgow. The Society published a magazine containing model lessons which could be used by teachers in infant schools. James Ewing was president of the society, and the Reverend David Welsh and David Stow, merchant in Glasgow, were joint secretaries.


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        Glasgow Infant School (1828-1840)

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        The Glasgow Infant School Society opened the Glasgow Infant School in 1828 as a model infant school.

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        Stow, David, 1793-1864, educational writer (1793-1864)

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        David Stow was joint secretary of the Glasgow Infant School Society.

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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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