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Biography of Elsa Angus Emilie Münch

Elsa Angus Emilie Münch came to Glasgow University at the age of 22, enrolling in the Arts Faculty between 1898-1901. Daughter of a Sugar Factory Director, Ferdinand Münch, Münch's birthplace is recorded as Peček, Bohemia though her hometown is listed as Thüringen, Germany. While living in Glasgow she resided at the Queen Margaret Halls.

Münch received the Nichol Memorial Prize for her English Language and Literature class under lecturer Adolphus Alfred Jack. In her second year at the University, Münch took Moral Philosophy under Henry Jones, coming sixth in her class for general eminence in essays, exercises and examinations. She went on to take an honours class in English Literature under the tutelage of Professor Andrew Cecil Bradley.

Münch returned to Germany, where she worked in a high school in Sonderhausen, Thüringen.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • R9/1/9 Class Catalogue 1898-1899
  • R7/3/3 Prizes Won 1897-1902
  • R8/5/19/10 Matriculation Slips 1898-1899 Women
  • SEN10/41 University Calendar 1899-1900
  • SEN10/42 University Calendar 1900-1901


Elsa Angus Emilie Münch
Born 22 August 1876.
GU Degree: Arts, 1891-1901;
University Link: Student
Occupation categories: teachers
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow 1898-1901
Record last updated: 11th Nov 2013

Country Associations

Czech Republic Czech Republic, Bohemia
Place of Birth

Germany Germany, Thüringen, Sonderhausen

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student