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Biography of Alice Green

Alice Green matriculation slip 1905-06
Alice Green matriculation slip 1905-06

Alice Green graduated MA from the University of Glasgow on 12 November 1908.

She was born in Cape Town, South Africa, daughter of Robert, a builder.

Green enrolled at the University in 1904, aged 16. During her four years of study, she attended classes in Latin, Logic, Mathematics, and French and German both to Honours. In 1905, Green was awarded a first class certificate in German Language and Literature, and in 1906 a prize for French Language and Literature.

On 22 August 1911 Green married Leonard James Russell in Glasgow. He was a University Assistant at that time, who became Professor of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham. Alice Russell died in Birmingham on 22 April 1975.


Archival Materials

  • College Courant, 55, 1975, p.46
  • R3/1/1 (vol 2) Register of dates of birth of graduates 1881-1915
  • R4/1/4 Schedules of Graduates in Arts (MA) 1907-1908
  • R8/5/25/9 Matriculation Slips 1904-05 SC & Women
  • R8/5/26/9 Matriculation Slips 1905-06 Women A-L
  • R8/5/27/9 Matriculation Slips 1906-07 Women A-L
  • R8/5/28/9 Matriculation Slips 1907-08 Women A-L
  • SEN10/48 University Calendar 1906-07
  • SEN10/49 University Calendar 1907-08


Alice Green
Born 29 October 1887.
Died 23 April 1975.
GU Degree: MA, 1908; Arts,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1908
Record last updated: 14th Oct 2013

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South Africa South Africa, Cape Town
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England England, Birmingham
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