University College Dundee c 1882-1954


University College Dundee c 1882-1954

To be confirmed, c 20 linear meters


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University College Dundee was established on the last day of 1881. The Principal and the first four professors were appointed in 1882 and the College officially opened on 5 October 1883. The creation of the College was due to a growing insistence amongst Dundee's elite that the city both needed and was worthy of university level education. The College was financed by a Deed of Endowment with the bulk of the money, 120,000, coming from Mary Ann Baxter, a member of the prominent texti...

Peterson, William, 1856-1921 (person)