Item OM/80/1 - Letter of application plus testimonials for professorship of mechanical engineering at University of Sheffield

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GB 249 OM/80/1

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Letter of application plus testimonials for professorship of mechanical engineering at University of Sheffield

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  • June 1923 (Creation)

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(1886-1959)

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William Kerr obtained an associatehip in mechanical engineering at the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College in 1911. Following a period of work with the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, he joined the staff of the College, becoming associate Professor of Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, 1924-1936, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 1936-1947.

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Letter of application (including testimonials) by William Kerr for the professorship of mechanical engineering at the University of Sheffield.

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  • English

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