Papers of Hugh Ferguson, b1912, agriculturist and science graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

Chemistry notes; Agricultural Chemistry notes; Physics notes; Zoology notes; Agricultural Zoology notes; Botany notes; Practical books; Agricultural Botany notes; Geology notes; Agriculture notes; Genetics notes; Dairying notes; Veterinary notes; Bacteriology notes; Book-keeping notes; Agricultural Surveying notes; Agricultural Engineering notes; Agricultural Economics notes; notes for National Diploma in Dairying; honours course notes: Plant Physiology; Mycology and Plant Pathology; Ecology; Systematic Botany; Advanced Agricultural Botany; Plant Genetics; Economic Botany; PhD notes 1930-1934.

Administrative / Biographical History

Hugh Ferguson was born 1912  in Killean Parish, Argyll & Bute, Scotland. He matriculated into the science faculty at the University of Glasgow , Scotland, in 1930  . In his first year he studied Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, and Physics. His second year subjects were Agriculture, Agricultural Botany, Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural Zoology, and Geology. In his third and fourth years In his third and fourth years he took the honours course in Agricultural Botany, which included the study of Plant Physiology; Mycology and Plant Pathology; Ecology; Systematic Botany; Advanced Agricultural Botany; Plant Genetics; and Economic Botany. He graduated B.Sc. (Agric.) with first class Honours in Pure Botany and Agricultural Botany in 1934  .


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Deposit: Hugh Ferguson : June 1983 : ACCN 0619

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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

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Compiled by John O‰??Brien, work placement, 2002

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