Papers of William Burns Hutchison, 1913-1987, engineering graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Lecture notes and exercises, 1931-1935;
  • Chemistry notebook of James Tudhope Hutchison (MB ChB 1945), 1940s.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Burns Hutchison was born in Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire, on 28 November 1913. His father, also a William Hutchison, was an electrical engineer. William attended the University of Glasgow and the Royal Technical College from 1931-1935  , taking classes in Mathematics I, Natural Philosophy I (and lab), Chemistry I, Engineering Drawing I in his first year; Mathematics II, Engineering Drawing II and General Engineering I in his second, and Electrical Engineering III, Engineering Production and Mechanics III in his fourth and final year. He spent his third year studying Electrical Engineering at the Royal Technical College . He graduated with a BSc in Electrical Engineering in April 1935 and subsequently became an electrical engineer. William died in Peterborough on the 1 December 1987.


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Acquisition Information

Deposit: Mr William Burns Hutchison, 45 Thorpe Park Road, Peterborough PE3 6LJ : 1980

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents

Appraisal Information

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Custodial History

Received directly from creator


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Location of Originals

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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.

Collection catalogued by Janice Miller, Archive Assistant, 04 June 2003. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 01 April 2004. Administrative history edited by Jane Heward, Archive Assistant, 1 July 2011.

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