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1880. JOHN WATSON, M.A., Kirkwall, Orkney. Essay-"Influence of Union of 1707.
1882. 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
1901. ALEX. MACKENZIE STUART, M.A., Aberdeen. (Special Second Prize-Rev. ROBERT ROBERTSON, M.A., B.D., Skene.)
Essay "Socialistic Legislation in its Probable Bearings upon Individual Enterprise".
1905. ROBERT S. WALLACE, M.A., Aberdeen.
Essay "A Comparison between the Attic and the Elizabethan Tragedies".
1907. No Award.
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".
1914. HERBERT TOWER SORLEY, M.A., Cults.
Essay "The Suitability of the Principles and Methods of Representative
5. CAITHNESS PRIZE IN HISTORY.
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.
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.
Helen Dunbar, proxime accessit.
1906. Agnes Omond.
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.
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 distinguished scholar at the termination of the Arts Curriculum.
1819. George Johnston.
1826. Andrew Moir.
9. THE JENKYNS PRIZE IN CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY.
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.
* 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.
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.
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