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James Leitch papers

  • GB 249 OM/190
  • Collection
  • 1918 - 1944

Leitch's lecture notes and laboratory books from his time as a student at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow; his notes on war gases from his time as a member of the Gas Identification Service, 1943-1945.

Leitch, James Muil, 1901-1964, chemist

Lecture notes and laboratory notes on geology and soils

In three sections:

  1. Geology of building stones (architectural geology). Notes on lectures delivered by E.J. Edwards.
  2. Soils and soil geology (in relation to sugar crop improvement). Laboratory notes by T.H.P. Heriot.
  3. Petrology (microscopy of rocks and minerals). Laboratory notes by E.J. Edwards.

Notes on war gases

James Muil Leitch was a member of the Gas Identification Service during the 1939-1945 war. These are his notes of lectures delivered by Professor W.M. Cumming, senior gas advisor, Scotland to members of the Gas Identification Service. They also contain reports on laboratory experiments performed by Leitch in the Central Gas Laboratory at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow and training exercises staged in the area.