GB 249 OM/80/1
Letter of application plus testimonials for professorship of mechanical engineering at University of Sheffield
- June 1923 (Creation)
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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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