Papers of James Vint Grant, 1908-1993, arts and science graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Student lecture notes, 1926-1931.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Vint Grant was born in Glenluce, Dumfries & Galloway, on 03 August 1908  . His father, James Grant, was a boilermaker. James attended the University of Glasgow from 1926-1931  , taking classes in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and Mathematics in his first year; Natural Philosophy (Higher), Mathematics and Logic in his second, Mathematics (Honours), Natural Philosophy (Honours) and Education in his third; Mathematics (Honours) and Natural Philosophy (Honours) in his fourth, and Botany and Geology in his fifth and final year. He was awarded a first class certificate in Natural Philosophy and a second class certificate in Chemistry (Ordinary) in 1927, and a second class certificate in Natural Philosophy (Higher) in 1928. He graduated with a third class honours MA in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in June 1930  and a BSc in November 1931  . He subsequently worked as teacher in Glasgow. He died on 27 November 1993 in Clydebank.


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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives Ad Hoc Commission on Descriptive Standards,ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description Notes 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.

Collection catalogued by Lara Gunn, Archives Placement, February 2003 and Jane Heward, Archives Assistant, 22 July 2011. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 8 September 2004. Administrative history edited by Jane Heward, Archives Assistant, 24 May 2011.

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