Joseph Patrick Harkin Scotland

Biography of Joseph Patrick Harkin

Joseph Patrick Harkin
Joseph Patrick Harkin

Joseph Patrick Harkin, brother to John Thomas Harkin, graduated MA from the University of Glasgow in 1939.

He was born in Glasgow in 1917. He enrolled at the University in 1935, graduating MA in 1939. He was particularly adept at Spanish, for which he won two prizes during his time as an undergraduate.


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/74 General Council Register
  • R3/1/11 Register of dates of birth of graduates Vol.XIII 1939-1940
  • R4/1/29 Schedules of Graduates in Arts (MA) 1939
  • R7/3/11 Glasgow University Class Prize Index 1934-1937
  • R8/5/56/4 Matriculation Slips 1935-1936 [Men] G - H
  • R8/5/57/4 Matriculation Slips 1936-1937 [Men] G - H
  • R8/5/58/4 Matriculation Slips 1937-1938 [Men] G - H
  • R8/5/59/4 Matriculation Slips 1938-1939 [Men] G - H
  • SEN10/78, University Calendar 1936-1937, p.882
  • SEN10/79, University Calendar 1937-1938, p.862


Joseph Patrick Harkin
Born 12 March 1917.
Died 26 September 1996.
GU Degree: MA, 1939; Arts,
University Link: Graduate
English snippet: Arts graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1939
Record last updated: 10th Oct 2016

Country Associations

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland, Edinburgh
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Graduate