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Papers of Sir John Graham Kerr

Glasgow University Archive Services

Correspondence with Isaac Bayley Balfour regarding the Glasgow Chair Appointment

Series Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 006/1028-1037



Extent and medium of the unit of description


letters and testimonial

Name of creator

Kerr | Sir | John Graham | 1869-1957 | professor of zoology, University of Glasgow

Biographical History

Biographical History

Sir John Graham Kerr was appointed to the Chair of Zoology at the University of Glasgow in 1902. He corresponded with Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour (1853-1922) in advance of and about his application. Balfour also supplied a testimonial for Kerr.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The correspondence with Isaac Bayley Balfour regarding the Glasgow Chair appointment consists of:

  • 10 letters, chronologically arranged, and 1 testimonial (1901-1902)




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