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Papers of Sir John Graham Kerr

Glasgow University Archive Services

Mid Scotland Ship Canal Correspondence

Series Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 006/1168-1196



Extent and medium of the unit of description


letters and notes

Name of creator

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

Biographical History

Biographical History

The Mid Scotland Ship Canal was a scheme to link the Forth and Clyde rivers via Loch Lomond. Sir John Graham Kerr corresponded with many of those with interests in the scheme, such as William Kerr (1895-1959), EB Bailey and Thomas Johnston (1881-1965), then the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Mid Scotland Ship Canal correspondence consists of:

  • letters (1943-1955)
  • notes on the canal by Sir John Graham Kerr





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