- 1877-1951, 1993 (Creation)
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Barnard Castle School, County Durham, c 1882-1887
Apprenticeship at Central Marine Engine Works, West Hartlepool, 1887-1892
BSc in Engineering, Durham College of Science, 1892-1895
MSc, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1895-1896
Chief Technical Assistant, Messrs. T Richardson & Sons, Hartlepool, 1897
Chief Lecturer in Engineering, Battersea Polytechnic, 1898
Designer, Manchester School of Technology, 1899. Subsequently appointed Executive Engineer and then Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.
Professor of Mechanism and Prime Movers, Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College, 1905
Professor of motive power engineering, Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College, 1906-1911
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Royal Technical College, 1911-1924
Professor of Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, 1924-1936
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Job applications and testimonials; correspondence; scientific notebooks; papers relating to Glasgow University honorary degree; publications; newspaper cuttings; medals.
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