Papers of John Hugh Paterson, 1900-1979, science graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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Scope and Content

  • Various first year engineering class notes, 1920-1921.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Hugh Paterson was born in Glasgow on 11 May 1900  . His father John Paterson was a sheet metal worker. John attended the University of Glasgow and the Royal Technical College from 1920-1925  , taking classes in Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Drawing, Surveying, Chemical Lab and Physical Lab in his first year, Maths II, Engineering III, Electrical Engineering I and Mechanics I in his third, and Junior and Senior Drawing, Engineering III and Engineering IV in his fifth and final year. He spent his second and fourth year at the Royal Technical College . He graduated with a BSc in Engineering in April 1926  and subsequently became a superintendent. John died in Prestwick, Ayrshire on 01 November 1979  .

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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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Collection catalogued by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 31 March 2005, and Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 31 March 2005. Edited by Jane Heward, Archive Assistant, 20 May 2011.

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