Papers of John Ritchie Gardiner, b 1903, engineering student, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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Lecture notes (Metallurgy Laboratory) 1924

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John Ritchie Gardiner was a science student at the University of Glasgow in the 1920s  . He first matriculated in 1920-1, when he took Geology I, Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and Chemistry Laboratory. In his second year he studied Engineering Drawing. In 1923-4 he studied Mining I II III, Miming IV, Geology II and Electrical Engineering I. In his final year he took Engineering I II, Metallurgy, Metallurgy Laboratory and Engineering Laboratory. He graduated with a BSc in 1925. After graduation he became a mining engineer in Dalry, Ayshire. In c1930 he moved to Faskine, Troon, Ayrshire. In c1952 he received an O.B.E. The Registers of General Council Members shows that by the time he retired to Mill Stanford, West Kilbride, Ayrshire, he had reached the rank of Lt. Col..

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