- School books from Allan Glen's School, Glasgow, 1942-1947;
- Lecture notes and handouts from classes attended at the University of Glasgow, 1948-1952;
- Three pamphlets, 1947-1952;
- Folders containing work and exam papers by Dr McDiarmid from his four years at the University of Glasgow, as well as his School Leaving Certificate Exam and a Bursary exam, 1945-1952;
- Technical drawings, 1948-1951.
Papers of Dr Donald Lowson McDiarmid, 1930-, mechanical engineering student, University of Glasgow, Scotland
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 248 DC 160
- Dates of Creation1942-1952
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.8 metres,
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Donald Lowson McDiarmid was born on the 4th of April 1930 . He attended the University of Glasgow, Scotland, between the years of 1948-1952 to study for a Mechanical Engineering degree. In his first year he took classes in Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and Engineering Drawing. His second year consisted of classes in Mathematics II, General Engineering and Engineering Drawing II. In his third year he studied Applied Mechanics II, Electrical Engineering II, Heat Engineering II, Engineering Design, Engineering Production and Higher Natural Philosophy. For his final year, McDiarmid undertook classes in Mechanics III, Heat Engineering III, Mechanical Engineering Design, and Aeronautics. McDiarmid graduated with a BSc in 1952 . He went on to become a senior lecturer at City University, London.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
Conditions Governing Access
Gift: Dr D L McDiarmid: 1985
Other Finding Aids
Digital file level list available in searchroom
Alternative Form Available
No known copies
Conditions Governing Use
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures
In Dr McDiarmid'possession.
Location of Originals
This material is original
No known publications using this material
Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names
Fonds level compiled by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 29 October 2004. Lower levels catalogued by Glasgow University Archive Services staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michael Beesley, Archive Assistant, July 2013.