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Records of Heriot-Watt College
    Papers of James Cameron Smail

Correspondence and Papers, Pamphlets and Addresses

Series Summary

Reference Code

GB 0582 HWC 3/1/53-57a



Extent and medium of the unit of description



Name of creator

Smail | James Cameron | 1880-1970 | principal of Heriot-Watt College

Biographical History

Biographical History

These papers document James Cameron Smail's interest in technical education and of the links he formed with a number of charitable and professional bodies in Edinburgh.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Correspondence and Papers, Pamphlets and Addresses Series consists of:

  • correspondence regarding obituary notices, pamphlets, and addresses by James Cameron Smail (1929-1985)
  • presentation copy of The Merchant Company of Edinburgh: - Its Rise and Progress 1681-1902, (1903) on his recognition as an honorary member
  • memorandum by James Cameron Smail regarding a suggestion made to him about the institution of a biology class for teachers (1932)
  • correspondence between James Cameron Smail and AF Martin regarding results of former pupils of Dollar Academy at Heriot-Watt College (1931)
  • notes by James Cameron Smail on "Milestones" in the History of Heriot-Watt College 1821-1929 ( 1929)
  • papers relating to the Principal Smail Testimonial Fund Presentation (1949-1950)




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