Notes taken when a student at school and university; lecture and tutorial notes and other academic papers from Queen's University Belfast and the University of Western Australia; personal and other academic papers relating to the University of Dundee; personal correspondence, c 1936-1982
Dr I.T. Adamson, Department of Mathematics, University of Dundee
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Administrative / Biographical History
Iain Adamson was educated at Morgan Academy, Dundee and at St Andrews University where he studied mathematics. He lectured in mathematics at the University of Belfast, returning to Dundee in 1960 where he was appointed as a lecturer in mathematics in Queen's College. He undertook visiting lectureships to the University of Western Australia in 1966, 1972 and 1978. Adamson was employed by the University of Dundee as a senior lecturer from c1978. He retired from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in 1993, then publishing a number of books. Iain Adamson died in 2010.
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The papers were gifted at various times in the 1980s and 1990s.
Fonds level description compiled by Caroline Brown June 2003.
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Dr Adamson has published books based on his lectures.
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