Collection of Engineering Lectures noted by Douglas Govan Sutherland (fl. 1925)

Scope and Content

The material is composed of notebooks of lectures on engineering taken at Edinburgh University and Heriot-Watt College (now Heriot-Watt University) between 1924 and 1927. The notebooks are entitled Moments of inertia, and Calculus, Tabular method, and Statics.

Administrative / Biographical History

Douglas Govan Sutherland obtained an Edinburgh University B.Sc. in 1927.

Access Information

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Acquisition Information

Notebooks acquired 1973, Accession no. E73.26.


Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.

Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.


Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.