Papers of Robert Douglas Stewart, 1908-1978, science graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Mathematics lecture notes, 1926-1930;
  • Physical chemistry lecture notes, 1931-1932;
  • Electro-chemistry lecture notes, 1932;
  • Brewing Industry Research Foundation papers, c1930s-1967.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Douglas Stewart was born in Glasgow on 12 January 1908. His father was a retired fruiterer and florist. He began studying at the University of Glasgow in 1926, taking Chemistry, Applied Physics and Mathematics in the Science Faculty during his first year. In his second year he was registered for a BSc (Applied) and studied Organic Chemistry and Practical Advanced Physics. In his third year he studied Engineering Drawing, Inorganic, Physical Chemistry and Technological Mycology. He graduated in 1930 with a BSc Honours in Applied Chemistry. In 1947 he was an analytical chemist and living in Maidstone, Kent (presumably working at Fremlin‰??s Brewery). He retired and moved back to Scotland by 1971 and living at Kirn, then Dunoon in 1972. He died in 1978.


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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 Allison Cunningham, Archives Assistant, 2 October 2000. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff.

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