Collection JCE/14/15/7 - Hugh Brown papers

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GB 249 JCE/14/15/7


Hugh Brown papers


  • 1954-c. 1974 (Creation)

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1 volume + 2 photographs

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Name of creator

(b. 1911)

Biographical history

Hugh Craig Brown was born on 18 February 1911 and grew up in Glasgow. He took a three-year teacher training course at the Scottish School of Physical Education and Hygiene (later known as the Scottish School of Physical Education), based at the Glasgow Provincial Training College (later known as Jordanhill College), from session 1933-1934 to session 1935-1936. After gaining his diploma in June 1936, he obtained his first post as a teacher of physical education in Peterhead. Brown returned to the Scottish School of Physical Education in 1953 as its Director, retiring in 1974.

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Acc 1502

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Photograph of a bronze relief panel of Hugh Brown executed by Vincent Butler; photograph of Brown alongside Principal Lecturer George Orr and an overseas student from Zimbabwe; Brown's personal register of Scottish School of Physical Education students' marks for session 1954-1955, including a list of lectures he delivered to the third year students and a results table for the School's First and Second Eleven football games.

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The register of students' marks is part closed until 2030 in order to comply with the Data Protection Act, 1998.

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  • English

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Typed item level list available in reading room

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