University of Manchester

Scope and Content

This subfonds comprises Peter Rowe's notes for lectures and tutorials given at the University of Manchester, details of research projects undertaken by the University, minutes of departmental committees and miscellaneous administrative material for Manchester University and UMIST. In addition, records relating to Rowe's involvement in the University's Osborne Reynolds Society can be found in this section.


The subfonds PWR/3 contains the following series:

  • PWR/3/1 Lectures, 1952-1987
  • PWR/3/2 Senate and Departmental Committee Minutes, 1968-1990
  • PWR/3/3 Administration of the Department, 1956-1990
  • PWR/3/4 Photographs, 1959-[1970s]
  • PWR/3/5 Osborne Reynolds Society, 1984-1985

For ease of reference, records relating to teaching at UMIST (the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology) can be found in this section. UMIST was established in 1824 but in 1905 it became the Faculty of Technology of the Victoria University of Manchester. UMIST became a fully independent institution in 1994. UMIST and the Victoria University of Manchester reunited in 2004 to form the new University of Manchester.

Related Material

See also the files of outgoing letters, PWR/10/1, which were typed [by the Secretary of the Engineering Department] for Peter Rowe. These relate to departmental matters, research and consultancy work.