Papers of Alexander McRorey Nisbet, c1905-c1976science graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Certificates of Merit, 1922-1925;
  • Bachelor of Science Degree Certificate, 1926;
  • Receipt for Carnegie Trust Grant for University session 1922-1926;
  • Certificate for attendance and performance at Glasgow Royal Committee for the Training of Teachers course 1937-1938.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander McRorey Nisbet was born in Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland in around 1905. He began studying at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1922, taking Mathematics, Natural Philosophy and Chemistry in his first year. In his second year he studied Mathematics, Chemistry and Geology. In his third year he studied Chemistry. His Chemistry lectures took place at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow . He graduated from the University with a BSci in 1926. He became a teacher, attending teacher training courses at the Anderson College of Medicine, Glasgow , in 1937, where he studied Biology, Botany and Zoology. He died around1976.



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Gift : family member : 1977

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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

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Alison Adlard, Archives Assistant, 29 August 2002. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff.

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