Papers of James Douglas Hamilton, b 1928, science graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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Scope and Content

  • School papers, 1945;
  • University notes, 1945-1952;
  • Matriculation cards and class tickets, including fee information, 1945-1953.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Douglas Hamilton was born in Levin, New Zealand on 30 October 1928  . He was educated in Auckland Grammar School, and Rutherglen Academy. He matriculated at Glasgow University for the first time in 1945  and studied for six years, 1945-1946, 1948-1952. He graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Zoology in 1953  and was employed as an assistant in the University until 1959  when he was appointed as a lecturer in Zoology at another institution.


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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


Fonds level description created by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 22 April 2005

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