Elsa Angus Emilie Münch

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.


Elsa Angus Emilie Münch
Born 22 August 1876.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Arts, 1891-1901;
Occupation categories: teachers
Record last updated: 11th Nov 2013

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