Eaton, John Carnegie, 1915-1972, mathematician

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Eaton, John Carnegie, 1915-1972, mathematician

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1915-1972

History

John Carnegie Eaton was educated at the University of Glasgow and graduated with an MA in 1937 with honours in mathematics and natural philosophy. He went on to serve as lecturer, 1950-1966, and later senior lecturer, 1966-1972, in the Department of Mathematics at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow (later the University of Strathclyde). He was a member of the Court and Senate of the University of Strathclyde and a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. He also played a leading part in the campaign to establish the University of Stirling.

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University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

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C0047

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associative

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1964 - 1972

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Eaton was a senior lecturer at the University.

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Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow (1887-1964)

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C0065

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associative

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1950-1964

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Eaton was a lecturer at the College.

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University of Stirling (Established 1967)

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C0353

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associative

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Eaton played a leading part in the establishment of the University of Stirling.

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P0166

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GB 249

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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Created by Kimberly Sommerville, July 2011.

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Obituaries in:
Glasgow Herald, 22 April 1972, p.7, c.8.
The Scotsman, 22 April 1972, p.5, c.3.

Johnston R. McKay, 'The MacLaurin Papers' in The College Courant, The Journal of the Glasgow University Graduates Association, Vol. 25, No. 50, 1973, pp. 30-34. Describes Eaton's unfinished research on Colin MacLaurin.

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