Papers of Thomas Black Duncan, b 1889, mathematics graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Various school notes and experiments, 1906-1908;
  • Mathematics notes and exercises, 1909-1914;
  • Latin lecture notes, 1909-1910;
  • Natural Philosophy notes, 1910-1913;
  • Education notes, 1910-1911;
  • Physics lecture notes, 1910-1912;
  • Political Economy lecture notes, 1913-1914;
  • Chemistry notes, 1913-1914;
  • Various notebooks from subjects, including Geology and Psychology 1910-1914.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Black Duncan was born in Leslie, Fife in 1889  and he entered the University of Glasgow , Scotland in 1909  . He attended university until 1914, taking classes in Mathematics, Latin, Natural Philosophy, Education, Physics, Chemistry, Political Economy, and Geology. Duncan graduated with honours in mathematics in 1915  .


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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

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Fonds level compiled by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 31 March 2005, and converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 31 March 2005. Lower levels compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service Staff. Catalogue edited by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 19 July 2012.

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