Search by tag: 1900s

For posts that concern the decade 1900-1910

Elizabeth Peddie Steele Hutton MA (c.1867-1917)

While wandering along the West Sands or over the Links at the turn of the twentieth century, a walker may have come across a student of history and, latterly, divinity gazing out towards the St Andrews skyline. This…

Past History Papers: 1905

Looking at past papers can offer a great deal of insight into the ways that History was taught, studied and examined in the early years of the twentieth century, when history at the University of St Andrews was still a…

Early women graduates

In 1903, the first women graduated with Honours in History from St Andrews. History had only became an option for M.A. students at St Andrews in the 1890s. The first Lecturer in History, James Mackinnon, was appointed…