Mavor, Henry Alexander, 1858-1915, electrical engineer

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Mavor, Henry Alexander, 1858-1915, electrical engineer

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Henry Mavor studied medicine at the University of Glasgow followed by electrical engineering at the College of Science and Arts, Glasgow. In 1883, he established the Glasgow firm of Muir and Mavor, electrical engineers, later known as Mavor and Coulson Ltd. Mavor was a governor of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College from 1892 to 1896 and 1902 to 1911.


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Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow (1887-1964)

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1892-1896, 1902-1911

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Mavor was a governor of the College.

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GB 249

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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, April 2010.




Article on Mavor in Pollokshields Gazette, January 1983.

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