Papers of Duncan Stuart Ferguson, b 1902, engineering graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

University memorabilia 1921-1926

Administrative / Biographical History

Duncan Stuart Ferguson was born in 1902  in Glasgow, Scotland. His father, Peter, was a commercial traveller and the family home was in Rutherglen. Duncan came to the University of Glasgow in the academic session 1921-1922  and graduated in 1928  with a BSc in Engineering.

He took the following courses: Mathematics (ordinary and higher); Natural Philosophy (ordinary and higher); Physical laboratory; Chemistry; Engineering and Drawing; Geology and Mineralogy. He later worked as a civil engineer in England.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

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Acquisition Information

Deposit: c 1977

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Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Custodial History



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Related Material

Glasgow University Archive Services: DC 99 Glasgow University Training Corps; DC 299 & DC 157/5/31 Glasgow University Engineering Society; DC 71 Glasgow University Athletic Club; DC 38 Glasgow University Dialectic Society.

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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 Andrew Thomson, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 07 July 2005.

Geographical Names