Papers of Andrew Lawrie Porte, science graduate of the University of Glasgow, b1931

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  • Chemistry notes and exam papers 1949-1953
  • Negatives from research with index cards c1950s
  • Photographs of Porte at work 1955
  • Research papers on magnetic resonance spectroscopy and displays 1983-1990
  • Research notes 1959
  • Final year chemistry year books 1965-1970

Administrative / Biographical History

Andrew Lawrie Porte was born in 1931  in Ayr, Scotland. He started at the University of Glasgow in 1949  studying Chemistry, Natural Philosophy, Mathematics, Physiology and Biochemistry. He graduated Bachelor of Science in 1953  , PhD in 1959  and went onto a career as a lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Glasgow in 1961  , later becoming a Reader specialising in magnetic resonance spectroscopy.


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