Collection OK/20 - Royal Technical College Civil Engineering Society records

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GB 249 OK/20

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Royal Technical College Civil Engineering Society records

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  • 1908-1937 (Creation)

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6 items (0.08 metres)

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Name of creator

(fl 1908-1937)

Administrative history

The Society was initially known as the Glasgow Technical College Civil Engineering Society and held its first meeting on 6 February 1908. Its aims were to promote the acquisition of knowledge pertaining to the profession of civil engineering; to hold meetings for the reading and discussing of papers on engineering subjects; to make visits to engineering works of interest; to promote social intercourse amongst the students, and to keep past students in touch with the College.

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Minute books (1908 and 1934-1937); abstract of lectures delivered during session 1929-1930; published lectures by Robert Boyle and John Burns.

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Open

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  • English

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Item level list available in reading room.

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