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'96 Group records
GB 249 OK/10 · Collection · 1954 - 1996

Minutes; record of proceedings; lists of attendees at annual proceedings; research papers and accompanying photographs and other material; programmes; exhibition catalogues; correspondence; tape recordings; menus.

'96 Group
Andrew McCance papers
GB 249 OM/272 · Collection · 1951 - 1984, 2004

Prize book awarded to McCance's father; documents on the Royal College/Glasgow University discussions and the progress to university status; photographs, including official openings of Chesters House, Bearsden and Students' Union Building, and of royal visits by HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and HRH Princess Margaret and the Earl of Snowdon; obituaries and biographical information.

McCance, Sir Andrew, 1889-1983, Knight, industrialist
Archie Pennie papers
GB 249 OM/125 · Collection · 1973

Reminiscences of his student days at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow; biographical note.

Pennie, Archie Munro, b. 1916, chemist
Costandi Audeh papers
GB 249 OM/480 · Collection · 1955-2009
  • Copy of BSc Applied Chemistry undergraduate dissertation entitled 'The Estimation of Acidity in Oxidised Lubricating Oils: a comparative study', University of Glasgow, 1955
  • Abstract of DPhil thesis entitled 'A Mechanistic Study of the Oxidation of Some Trialkylamines', University of York, 1970
  • Menu and toast list for the Royal Technical College Applied Chemists' final year dinner on 15 June 1955, with attendees' signatures and other annotations
  • Group photograph taken at the Royal Technical College Applied Chemists' final year dinner on 15 June 1955, with partial key of names
  • Royal Technical College lapel badge, c.1955
  • Royal Technical College student tie, c.1955
  • Associate of the Royal Technical College (ARTC) tie, c.1955
  • Two University of Glasgow ties, c.1955
  • Three textbooks used by Costanti Audeh during his studies at the Royal Technical College: Frank Rumford, 'Chemical Engineering Operations: an introduction to the study of chemical plant' (London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1951; Frank Rumford, 'Chemical Engineering Materials' (London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1954); William M. Cumming, I. Vance Hopper and T. Sherlock Wheeler, 'Systematic Organic Chemistry: modern methods of preparation and estimation' (4th edition: London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1950)
  • Menu, invitation card and other memorabilia relating to the 'Strathclyde University Down South' (SUDS) London Alumni dinner at the Houses of Parliament, London, 9 July 2009
  • University of Strathclyde tie presented to Costanti Audeh by Professor Kenneth Miller at the SUDS London Alumni dinner, 9 July 2009
  • List of all the patents issued in the United States of America and assigned to Mobil Oil Corporation in connection with Costandi Audeh's research, 1971-1996
  • Collage composed of abstracts of patents issued in the United States of America during the period 1976-1993, presented to Costanti Audeh on his retirement from the Central Research Laboratory, Mobil Oil Corporation in 1993
  • Explanatory notes by Costandi Audeh on the background and significance of the various patents assigned to Mobil Oil Corporation in connection with his research
  • Biographical details compiled by Costandi Audeh for 'North American Newsletter', the University of Glasgow's newsletter for alumni living in North America, with a copy of issue no.2 (April 2007) containing his published profile.
Audeh, Costandi Amin, b. 1932, chemist
Herbert Stockdale papers
GB 249 OM/155 · Collection · 1922, 1943

Address given by Stockdale on the history and organisation of the Royal Technical College; letter on the Dilettanti Society and the Royal Technical College's portrait collection.

Stockdale, Herbert Fitton, 1868-1951, Director of Royal Technical College, Glasgow
John Eaton papers
GB 249 OM/199 · Collection · 1913 - 1973

Diary; papers relating to organisation of Royal College of Science and Technology; papers on expenditure of university libraries; papers relating to proposed University of East Stirlingshire; papers relating to campaign to receive benefits from Carnegie United Kingdom Trust; papers relating to educational endowments and bursaries; articles by Eaton; list of College portraits.

Eaton, John Carnegie, 1915-1972, mathematician
GB 249 OS/90/8/2 · Item · 1996
Part of University of Strathclyde bicentenary celebrations

Pin badge made of gold-coloured base metal, showing the coat of arms of the Royal College of Science and Technology, antecedent of the University of Strathclyde. The coat of arms is rendered in blue, white and gold, and the College motto, 'Mente et Manu', is written in black below the shield. The badge is sealed in its original plastic packaging.

University of Strathclyde | External Affairs and Development
GB 249 OM/54/2 · Item · 25 January 1927
Part of Andrew Freeland Fergus collection

He has obtained, via the widow of Dr George Mather, a copy of John Anderson's will made by Professor Penny; his great grandfather, John Naismith, was one of the trustees appointed by Anderson, and he gifts two of his books to the Royal Technical College library; details of the Naismith family; his family's connections with Anderson's and the Royal Technical College, including his mother who attended popular lectures given by Professor Peter Wilson on mathematics and natural philosophy to ladies, and his father (Dr Andrew Fergus) who became Chairman of Anderson's College, 1883-1887; his brothers, Oswald and John Fergus, who studied medicine and chemistry at Anderson's under Professors A. M. Buchanan, Samson Gemmell and William Dittmar; reminiscences about the old Anderson's University building, including the seating arrangements and Professor Blyth's laboratories; his own expertise and career in ophthalmic surgery; his role as a governor of the Royal Technical College and of Anderson's Medical School; war work at Stobhill.

Mention of James Macfarlane (friend of the writer); Madeleine Smith; David Livingstone; James 'Paraffin' Young; Benjamin Ward Richardson; John Henderson (who painted a portrait of Dr Andrew Fergus); Sir William MacEwan, surgeon, Royal Infirmary (died 1924); Professor James Christie of Anderson's College Medical School; Lord Kelvin and his assistant Dr Bottomley; Lieutenant-Colonel Granville Moffet.

GB 249 OS/79/4 · Item · 2003

Booklet produced to mark the centenary of the Royal College Building at the University of Strathclyde (the foundation stone was laid on 14 May 1903); programme for an associated day of lectures, tours and other events for alumni on 13 September 2003.

University of Strathclyde | Alumni and Development Office
Samuel Curran papers
GB 249 OM/45 · Collection · 1951 - 2004

Research papers; lectures and published works; papers relating to official visits by Principal and Lady Curran; diary of Manhattan Project; transcript of filmed interview; papers relating to the development of the Royal College and the University of Strathclyde.

Curran, Sir Samuel Crowe, 1912-1998, Knight, physicist, Principal of University of Strathclyde
GB 249 OL/1/3 · Collection · 1951 - 1990

Minutes of committee meetings and general meetings; rules; newsletters; circulars to staff; information and services handbook; correspondence and papers on government of Royal College of Science and Technology; paper on merger of Royal College and Scottish College of Commerce; papers relating to submissions to University Grants Committee; papers from symposium on the modern university.

Strathclyde Association of University Teachers