Papers of Diarmad Ronald Steele, b 1911, architecture graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Matriculation cards 1928-1933
  • Glasgow School of Architecture calendar, session 1930-1931
  • Dinner menu April 1932
  • Photographs 1931-1970

Administrative / Biographical History

Diarmad Ronald Steele , the son of a minister, was born in Inverness on 04 May 1911  . He entered the University of Glasgow in 1928  at the age of 17, to study for a BSc in Architecture. In his first year, 1928-1929, he studied mathematics, natural philosophy, chemistry and freehand drawing. The following year he took construction, design, history and mechanics. In the 1930-1931 academic session he studied architecture III, civil engineering and reinforced concrete, whilst in his fourth year he took architecture IV. In his fifth and final year Diarmad studied architecture. He graduated in 1933  .


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Deposit : Diarmad Steele : 19 January 1988 : ACCN 1020

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Related Material

GB 0248 UGC 024, Records of Maclay Hall of Residence, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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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


Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 23 February 2005.

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