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Maclean, Magnus, 1857-1937, electrical engineer
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Magnus Maclean was, for many years, assistant to Sir William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, at Glasgow University. In 1899, he was appointed Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College. He held the chair until 1924 when he retired. Alongside his interest in electricity he was a Gaelic scholar and lectured on Celtic literature at Glasgow University from 1900 to 1903.
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Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow (1887-1964)
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Magnus Maclean was Professor of Electrical Engineering.
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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 Carol Stewart, March 2010.