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1880. JOHN WATSON, M.A., Kirkwall, Orkney. Essay-"Influence of Union


of 1707.

ROBERT GOSSIP, London. Essay-" Obligation of Morality". 1885. PETER GILES, M.A., Cambridge. Essay-" Comparative Estimate of Greek and Roman Literature

1888. WILLIAM MURISON, M.A., Strichen.



(Rev. PETER MILNE, B.D., Fraserburgh.

Essay-"Ancient Theories of

Rev. ANTHONY MITCHELL, M. A., Edinburgh.

Essay "The Causes and Consequences of Modern Pessimism in Literature and Thought".

1895. GEORGE CAMERON, M.A., Old Deer.

Essay "The Maxim in Thucydides that a Pure Democracy is incapable of exercising a Foreign Ascendancy"

1897. WM. GEORGE ROBERTSON, M.A., Aberdeen.

Essay-"An Estimate of the Character and Influence of Archbishop

1899. ROBERT H. STRACHAN, M.A., Aberdeen.



Essay "Samuel Taylor Coleridge as a Metaphysical and Ethical

ALEX. MACKENZIE Stuart, M.A., Aberdeen. (Special Second Prize-Rev.

Essay "Socialistic Legislation in its Probable Bearings upon In-
dividual Enterprise".

ROBERT S. WALLACE, M.A., Aberdeen.

Essay-"A Comparison between the Attic and the Elizabethan Tragedies".

1907. No Award.

1909. WILLIAM MCHARDY, M.A., Aberdeen.



Essay "Methods adopted in Ancient and Modern Free States with the view of safeguarding against hasty legislation". ARCHIBALD CHISHOLM, M.A., Sandyford, Glasgow.

Essay "The Nature and Conditions of Industrial Enterprise in New and Old Countries ".

ALEXANDER Low, M.A., M.D., Aberdeen.


Essay Prehistoric Man in Aberdeenshire".


Essay "The Suitability of the Principles and Methods of Representative
Government to the Political Conditions of Eastern Peoples".


Founded in 1898, by the Rev. Alex. Miller, M.A., 1864; D.D., 1905, Buckie, to be awarded to the student who, among those who become qualified to receive the degree of M.A. in each year, attains the highest place in the Examination for Honours in the Department of History. The value of the Prize is £20.

Prior to the institution of Honours in History in 1906 a Prize of £6 6s. was awarded to the candidate who, taking First Class Honours in English, showed the greatest proficiency in the History papers connected therewith.


Prize Winners. 1901. John G. Macdonald.

1909.* R. N. Gilchrist. 1902. John Rawson Elder.

1910. No Candidate. 1903. No Award.

1911. No Candidate. Jessie Badenoch.

1912. No Award. 1904. Augusta E. Rudmose Brown. 1913. No Award. Margaret M. Coutts.

1914. No Candidate. 1905. George Herbert Mair.

1915. No Award. 1906. No Award.

1916. No Candidate. 1907. No Award.

1917. No Award. 1908. Douglas McRitchie.

6. FORBES GOLD MEDAL IN HISTORY. Founded in 1903 by Mrs. Archibald Forbes and the subscribers to a memorial in St. Paul's Cathedral, to the late Archibald Forbes, LL.D., War Correspondent and Author. Prior to 1908 the medal was awarded on the results of the Graduation Class Examinations in History in addition to a Special Paper. It is now awarded annually to the Student graduating with First Class Honours in History, who shall be held by the Examiners to be most proficient in the compulsory subjects prescribed for the Degree.

Prize Winners. 1905. {

David Gourlay.

Helen Dunbar, proxime accessit.
1906. . Agnes Omond.
1907. Forbes M. M. Robertson.
1908. Douglas McRitchie.
1909. No Award.
1910. No Candidate.
1911. No Candidate.
1912. No Award.
1913. No Award.
1914. No Candidate.
1915. No Award.
1916. No Candidate.

1917. No Award,

7. GREIG PRIZE IN NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. Founded in 1895 under the Will of the late George Greig, of Park Grove, Withyam, Surrey, who died in 1887.

The prize, which is of the annual value of £30 or thereby, is awarded to the student who most distinguishes himself in the Examination for Honours in Natural Philosophy and in a Practical Examination in Physics, and who is duly qualified to proceed to the Degree of M.A. or B.Sc. at the close of the session in which he is a candidate. It is not tenable along with the Arnott Prize.

* Forbes M. M. Robertson, M.A., was first in the Examination, but was dis. qualified by the Regulations.

Prizemen. 1897. Geo. G. Wilson.

1908. James T. Lawrence. 1898. Geo. Hutcheon.


Wm. Barrett. 1899. James Strachan.

Fred. C. Stephen. 1900. James Addison.

1910. Wm. M. Peters. 1901. Wm. W. Cruickshank.

1911. William Polson. 1902. Henry W. Malcolm.

1912. W. J. A. Whyte. 1903. William P. Milne.

1913. John E. Ritchie. 1904. John Brebner.

1914. Allan J. Low. 1905. Robert H. Moody.


George 0. Clark. 1906. John Urquhart.

1 Peter Morrison. 1907. Jas, Gordon.

1916. Edith R. Lumsden.

I 1917. Josephine F. Noble.

8. Hutton. Founded in 1818, in King's College, under the will of George Hutton, M.A., King's College, 1753, schoolmaster at Deptford. The Prize is now awarded annually to the Magistrand who is most distinguished in the Examinations for Honours in Philosophy.

From 1861 to 1891 it was awarded to the Magistrand who stood highest in the Examinations for Honours in Classics and Philosophy, and prior to 1861, at King's College, to the most distioguished scholar at the termination of the Arts Curriculum.

Prizemen. 1819. George Johnston.

1846. Robert Spence. 1820. William Lillie. 1821. William Leslie.

1847. {James K. Edwards.

Alexander Lyon (resigned). 1822. John Nichol.

SAlexander Robb (resigned). 1823. Walter Ross Taylor.

1848. Robert 1824. John Macdonald.

John Chalmers. 1825. Samuel Trail.


John F. McLennan (resigned). 1826. Andrew Moir.

James Chalmers. 1827. Robert Macpherson.


(George Macarthur (resigned). 1828. Thomas Simpson.

Charles Macdonald. 1829. Stephen Gurbs.

1851. {

Robert Machray (resigned). 1830. No award.

Marcus T. Cormack. 1831. Hugh McIntosh.

1852. William Barrack. 1832. Adam Niven.

1853. Angus Gunn. 1833. William Davidson.


George Morrison 1834. John Hay.

Peter McKerron

} equal. 1835. James Legge.

Robert Fiddes 1836. James Sherret.

1855. Duncan McPherson

equal. 1837. James Mackenzie.

1856. Alexander Duncan. 1838. John Clayton.

1857. {

Thomas Barker (resigned). 1839. William P. Smith.

William McGregor. 1840. John Murdoch.

1858. Donald Robertson. 1841. Patrick Robertson. 1842. John Christie.

1859. {

William L. Baxter (resigned).

Angus Macdonald. Donald Morrison (resigned). 1860. 1843. s

William Harper. {John Fraser.

1861. Alexander Thurburn. 1844. William McCulloch.

1862. Cosmo M'Pherson Grant. William Mackay (resigned). 1863. David Ferrier.

1864. Wm. A. Hunter.

1845. {Patrick Smith.

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Founded in 1880, by William Jenkyns, Esq., Aberdeen, in memory of his son, William Jenkyns, M.A., 1868; C.I.E., who perished at Cabul.

The prize is of the value of £9 10s. or thereby. The regulation of subjects and the decision of the prize rest with the Professors of Greek and Latin for the time being.

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* Chas. I. Beattie was equal with A. M. Stuart, but was ineligible to hold the prize. +H. E. B. Speight, M.A., was first in the Examination, but was disqualified by the Regulations.

Prizemen-(Continued). 1896. A. D. Dunbar.

1907. William Craig. 1897. Geo. F. Milne.

1908. Harold G. Gruer. 1898. Wm. Blair Anderson.

1909. Herbert J. M. Milne. 1899. Alex. Hutchison,

1910. James 0. Thomson. 1900. John Murray.

1911. James 0. Thomson. 1901. Wm. C. Bowie.

John Cook, proxime accessit. 1902. John Fraser.

1912. John Cook. 1903. John Fraser.

1913. John A. Simpson. 1904. James I. Smith.

1914. Leslie Mackenzie. 1905. No Award.

1915. No Candidate. 1906. Wm. McHardy.

1916. William J. Entwistle. 10. KAY PRIZE IN EDUCATION. This prize, consisting of the revenue of £300 bequeathed by Mr. David Kay, Alumnus, Marischal College, 1844-46, Blairs, is awarded to the candidate who gains the highest distinction in Education, as determined by the results either of the Class Examinations alone or of the Class Examinations combined with an examination on such additional work as the Lecturer on Education may prescribe for this purpose. Candidates must be regular students proceeding to a Degree and must state in writing that they intend on graduating to follow teaching as a profession.

Prizemen. 1900. * Alex. A. Simpson.

Martha M. Peters.

1907. 1901. Wm. A. Robertson.

( Margaret A. Robertson. 1902. George A. Burnett.

1908. John McCulloch. 1903. Jessie E. Murdoch.

1909. Marion B. Richards, M. A. Jas. G. Souter, proxime

Robt. Strachan, proxime accessit. accessit.

1910. Jas. B. Calder. 1904. John M. Allan.

1912. Alex. Campbell. Katie F. Lawrence, proxime 1913. Eleanor Bearsley. accessit.

1914. Annie E. Crossley. 1905. { Marion G. Rattray.

s Donald B. Gunn. Jessie R. Stewart.


| Ellenor Herbert.

1916. Adelaide R. B. Cordiner. Donald Macleod.

1917. Peter A. M. Jack.

11. LIDDEL PRIZE OR MEDAL. Founded in 1857, by Alexander Kilgour, M.D. (see p. 199), Aberdeen, and came into operation for the first time in 1883-84. The arrangements with respect to the subject and mode of Competition rest with the Professors in the Faculty of Arts.

The Prize or Medal is of the value of £5 or thereby, to be given annually for the best Latin or Greek Poem alternately, and open for competition to all Undergraduates.

* Lizzie H. Richards was equal with A. A. Simpson, but was ineligible for the

1906 {

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