Papers of William Shearer Scott, science and engineering student of the University of Glasgow, b1924

Scope and Content

  • Chemistry notes 1944-1945
  • Natural Philosophy notes 1944-1945
  • Higher Physics and Naval Architecture notes 1946
  • Mathematics notes 1944-1946
  • Applied Mechanics notes 1946-1947
  • Engineering Drawing notes 1944
  • Design and Heat Engineering notes 1946-1947
  • Electricity notes 1945
  • Economics notes 1946
  • Aeronautics notes 1945-1947
  • Production notes 1946-1947
  • Revision notes 1944-1947
  • Bound final exam papers 1944-1945

Administrative / Biographical History

William Shearer Scott was born in 1924  in Peterhead, Scotland. He started at the University of Glasgow in 1944  , studying Chemistry, Maths, Natural Philosophy, Higher Physics, Applied Mechanics, Heat Engineering, Economics and Aeronautics.


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Deposit : William Scott : February 1998 : ACCN 1659

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