Papers of Dr Howard Ashton, b 1945, town planning postgraduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Course notes, including lecture notes, handouts and case studies 1971-1973;
  • Presscuttings relating to housing and planning 1972-1973.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Howard Ashton was born in 1945  . He received a BSc from Leicester University, England, in 1967  before going on to study for a PhD at the University of Glasgow which he gained on 6th November 1971  within the Chemistry Department. His thesis title was A study of enzyme-inhibitor interactions by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy . It was after this that he went on to study for an MPhil in the department of Town and Regional Planning again at the University of Glasgow. He attended courses on the history of urban development, structural development, land economics, town planning, and law, and wrote a further thesis entitled Port planning and regional development . He achieved his MPhil in 1973. In the General Council Register of the University his occupation is stated as Town Planner.


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Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Dr Howard Ashton : 1998 : ACCN 1684

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

UGC125/1/5 Folder quite fragile

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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents

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Custodial History

Materials held by creator until deposit with GUAS


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Additional Information

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

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Kathryn Mackenzie, Archives volunteer, 13 June 2005

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