Papers of Helen Milne Lawson Muggoch, b1915, science graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Zoology Student lecture notes, 1934-1935.

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Helen Milne Lawson Muggoch was born in Kilmarnock in 1915. Helen attended the University of Glasgow from 1933-1937  , taking classes in Botany, Chemistry and Natural Philosophy in her first year; Botany (Higher) and Zoology in her second; Zoology (Double) and Botany (3rd Year) in her third year and Botany (Honours) in her fourth and final year. She was awarded a certificate of merit for her work in the Zoology practical class in 1935. She graduated with a first class honours BSc in Botany in June 1937  and subsequently worked briefly as a teacher until she married James Cameron Purse Logan (MBChB 1938) in December 1939. She then accompanied Dr Logan to Africa where he worked as a medical missionary, initially with the Church of Scotland mission leprosy service and later with the Nigerian government's own leprosy scheme. On their return to Scotland in 1950, she became chairman of the Glasgow committee of LEPRA.


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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names


Collection catalogued by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 21 July 2004. Administrative history edited by Jane Heward, Archives Assistant, 11 July 2011.

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