Papers of William White Archibald Charles Chalmers, 1903-1999, engineering graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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Includes photostat pages of engineering drawing problems, set for an undergraduate class in General Engineering Drawing, 1925-1926.

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William White Archibald Charles Chalmers was born at Leyton, Essex, England in 1903. His father, Charles was a master tailor. William attended the University of Glasgow from 1924-1928, graduating with a BSc in Civil Engineering (Mechanical) in 1928. He studied Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and Mathematics in his first year and Higher Mathematics and General Engineering in his second year. he third year he took Engineering and in fourth year he studied Engineering (Mechanical) and Cicil Engineering 1. He died on 15 March 1999.


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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

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Box listed by John O'Brien, Archive Assistant, Feb 2003 and catalogued by Anna Sander, Archive Assistant, December 2003.

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