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Ref No UR-SF 85
Title Dr Ian Forester Gibson, Department of Economics, Queen's College, Dundee
Date 1955-1960
Description Correspondence and papers of Dr I. F. Gibson, Department of EconomicsQueen's College, Dundee relating to The Scottish Economic Society, Dundee Branch, of which he was secretary, 1955-1960. Relates mainly to arrangements for visiting speakers including many local and national businessmen and industrialists as well as several academics
Level Fonds
Extent 2 folders
Access Status Open
Access Conditions Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.
Language English
Creator Name Ian Forester Gibson
Admin History Ian Forester Gibson was educated at Glasgow High School, before enrolling at Dundee School of Economics and later the London School of Economics from where he obtained a PhD. In 1950, at the age of 26, he was appointed as a permanent lecturer at Dundee School of Economics, having previously been an assistant lecturer. He was the first student of the School to go on to be a lecturer at it. When the School became part of Queen's College, Dundee in 1955 he joined the College as a lecturer in economics, and left around 1960. At the 1950 general election he contested the Wimbledon constituency for the Liberal Party, coming third.

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