The purpose of this study was the construction and analysis of a database of the records relating to students who attended the University of Aberdeen from 1860 to 1920, in order to create a comprehensive textual dossier of information about individual students which could be accessed easily by the University Archivist in answering frequent enquiries about past students; to facilitate the researches of scholars preparing publications on different aspects of University life for the institution's quincentenary in 1995; to demonstrate trends in the geographical and social mobility of the student population, as well as the impact on academic life of major changes in the curriculum. Media of Output - On line.
|Date made available||20 Mar 1996|
|Publisher||UK Data Service|
|Temporal coverage||1860 - 1920|
|Date of data production||1988 - 1992|
|Geographical coverage||Scotland, Aberdeen|
Funder and Grant Reference number
- Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)