Papers of Alexander J B Gardiner, 1929-, engineering graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Lecture notebooks, 1946-1950.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander J B Gardiner was born 17 July 1929 in Paisley, Renfrewshire. He was educated at Paisley Grammar School. He studied engineering at the University of Glasgow 1946-1950. He took classes in Maths, Natural Philosophy, Drawing, General Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Heat Engines, Design, Electrical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Mechanical Designs. After graduating BSc in 1950 he became a mechanical engineer and lived in Paisley.


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Acquisition Information

Gift : George Gardiner : 1979 : ACCN 0072

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Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Custodial History

The collection was in the custody of the creator until deposit with Glasgow University Archive Services.


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Additional Information

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 Moria Rankin, Senior Archivist, 13 September 2001. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff.

Geographical Names