Collection UR-SF 23 - Henry Jack, Reader, Department of Mathematics, University of Dundee

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UR-SF 23

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Henry Jack, Reader, Department of Mathematics, University of Dundee

Date(s)

  • c. 1936-1980 (Creation)

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2 linear metres

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Biographical history

Henry Jack was born near Dundee in 1917 and went to the High School in Dundee. He entered Edinburgh University as a student in 1936 and graduated with a First Class Honours MA in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy in 1940. He gained an award at Christ's College, Cambridge in December 1940, but shortly afterwards was called up for meteorological work in the Royal Air Force. He returned to Cambridge in 1946, gained the Mathematical Tripos in 1949, and continued his studies there for a further year. In 1950 he was appointed to a lectureship in the Department of Mathematics at University College Dundee, to a Senior Lectureship in 1964 and to a Readership at the University of Dundee in 1970. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1970 and died in January 1978.

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Personal and academic papers relating to Henry Jack's time as an undergraduate student and whilst employed at University College Dundee, Queen's College and the University of Dundee, c 1936 - c 1971; reprints of publications, unpublished manuscripts and obituary, 1959-1980.

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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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The records are on paper.

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UR-SF 23

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

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Catalogued

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  • English

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