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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Deposit: William Burns Hutchison, Peterborough PE3 6LJ : 1980

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