Papers of June Gilchrist Reid, b1939, science graduate and Colin David Kerr, b1939, science graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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Lecture Notes of June Reid:

  • Geography 1957-1962;
  • Surveying 1958-1962;
  • Geology 1958-1959;
  • Astronomy 1959-1960;
  • Geography Laboratory work 1958-1962;

Lecture notes of Colin Kerr:

  • Palaeontology 1959-1964;
  • Astronomy - single 1962-1963;
  • Mathematics - single (incomplete) 1959-1963;
  • Chemistry - double 1959-1960;
  • Botany - single 1962-1963;
  • Petrology 1959-1964;
  • Stratigraphy 1959-1962;
  • Mechanics undated;
  • Natural Philosophy (Ordinary) 1957-1958;
  • Chemistry (Ordinary) undated;
  • Chemistry and Natural Philosophy undated;
  • Chemistry - single 1957-1958;
  • Chemistry - double 1959-1960;
  • Chemistry - double 1959-1960;
  • Mathematics 1958-1959
  • Mathematics (Ordinary) 1959-1960;

Lab books of Colin Kerr:

  • Chemistry Double - Organic undated;
  • Chemistry - Qualitative & Quantitative and Inorganic 1957;
  • Natural Philosophy (Ordinary) 1957-1958;
  • Practical Botany undated;
  • Pure Science - single undated;
  • Geology I undated;
  • Geology II undated.

Administrative / Biographical History

June Gilchrist Reid was born on 26 June 1939  . She was a science student at the University of Glasgow from 1957-1962  . In her first year, 1957-1958, she studied Geography, French and political Economics. The following year she took Double Geography, Single Maths and Geology. In her third year she studied Maths, Astronomy and Botany in her fourth year she took Geography (Junior Hons) and in her final year, 1961-1962, she took Geography (Senior Hons). June Reid graduated Bsc in 1962  .

Colin David Kerr was born on the 9th of July in 1939  . He matriculated as a science student at the University of Glasgow , Scotland in 1957. During the years that he attended university, Colin studied Chemistry, Natural Philosophy, Mathematics, Geology, Botany, and Astronomy. He graduated Bsc in 1965  and according to the General Council Registers he went on to become a Geologist.

June and Colin married on 7 October 1965. Their place of residence at the time of their marriage was Dodoma, Tanzania.


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