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Edith Thomson PhD (1901-1988)

Edith Elizabeth Bruce Thomson, MA 1923; PhD 1928 (later Mrs Bracelin)   Edith Thomson was the second woman to be awarded a Ph.D. in History at St Andrews. Her academic career appears to have been very similar to that…

Edith MacQueen PhD (1900-1977)

Edith Edgar MacQueen (1900-1977) MA 1922, PhD 1927 (later Mrs Haden-Guest, later Lady Haden-Guest) Edith MacQueen appears to have been the first woman historian to be awarded a Ph.D. in History by the University of St…