Papers of Alexander Hutchison, c1885-1974, engineering graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Engineering lecture and work notes, 1903-1904;
  • Two group photographs of Glasgow University Officers' Training Corps Camp at Gailes c1920-1925.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander Hutchison was born in Glasgow, Scotland around 1885. Hutchison began studying at the University of Glasgow in 1901, taking Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and Mathematics during his first year. In his second year he studied Engineering, Mathematics, Engineering Lab and Drawing. In his third year he studied Engineering, Engineering Lab, Higher Natural Philosophy, Engineering Drawing and Physical Lab. He graduated with a BSc in Engineering in 1905 and went onto a career as an Engineer. He died in 1974.


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Acquisition Information

Deposit : Deaprtment of Civil Engineering : 1987

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Custodial History

Received from the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Glasgow


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Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Ruth Boreham, Archives Assistant, 16 July 2002. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff.

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