Papers of Captain Duncan Campbell, 1907-1989, engineering graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

Lecture notes:

  • Mathematics, c1924-1928;
  • Chemistry, 1924-1925;
  • Theory and Practice of Heat Engines, 1925-1926;
  • Heat Engines, c1924-1928;
  • Mechanics, c1924-1928;
  • Applied Mechanics, c1924-1928;
  • Higher Mathematics, c1924-1928;
  • Electrical, 1925-1926.

Administrative / Biographical History

Duncan Campbell was born on 14 April 1907 in the Parish of Fodderty, Ross-shire, Scotland. His father was a carpenter. He matriculated at the University of Glasgow, Scotland in 1924 and studied Mathematics, Chemistry, Heat Engines, Mechanics and Electrical Engineering, graduating BSc in Engineering in 1928. He served in the Royal Navy with the rank of Captain. He died in August 1989.


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Deposit : Mrs O Campbell, Staverton, Totnes, Devon : March 1990 : ACCN 1104

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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

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

Fonds level description compiled by Janice Miller, Archive Assistant, 04 June 2003. Lower level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 08 April 2004.

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