Papers of Alexander Ernest Glen, b.c1898, engineering student, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Miscellaneous engineering drawings undated
  • Mathematics notes 1920
  • Engineering notes and sketches 1920
  • Miscellaneous maps of Scotland undated
  • Photographs of Glasgow Catherdral undated
  • Personal papers from Glasgow University 1918-1922
  • Glass slides c1924
  • Unmounted transparencies undated
  • Family photographs late Victorian to early twentieth century
  • Glass and celluloid negatives 1956-1969
  • Technical plans and drawings 1841-1928
  • Ordinance survey maps 1893-1957

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander Ernest Glen was born c1898  in Partick, Glasgow, Scotland. He matriculated into the science faculty at the University of Glasgow in 1918  . In his first year he studied Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics Lab. His second year consisted of Mathematics, Engineering, and Engineering Lab. In his third year he studied Natural Philosophy, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Lab, and Drawing. His final year studies were in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Drawing. He graduated BSc in Engineering in 1922  .


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Compiled by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 08 October 2004

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