Royal Technical College Civil Engineering Society

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Royal Technical College Civil Engineering Society

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Dates of existence

fl 1908-1937


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.


Glasgow, Scotland

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

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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 Lindsey Short, June 2010. Revised by Anne Cameron, April 2016.




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