- Natural philosophy note books, 1924-1925;
- Astronomy note books, 1925-1926;
- Mathematics note books, 1924-1926;
- Engineering note books, 1924;
- Degree certificates, 1924-1927;
- Dissertation concerning the study of mathematical curves, c1924.
Papers of John Watson MacColl, 1903, science graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland
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- Dates of Creation1921-1927
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.3 metres
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Watson MacColl was born in 1930 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He started at the University of Glasgow in 1921 studying mathematics, natural philosophy, engineering; drawing, electricity, and electrical engineering. He graduated BSc in 1924 and received a PhD from the University in 1927. Following his studies, John worked as a Ballistic Research Officer for the Ordinance Board from 1929. He retired in 1963 as Senior Superintendent of Basic Research. He died in 1977 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.
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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names
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Fonds level description compiled by Patrick Canning, 31 January 2002. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff.