Hand-written minutes of meetings of the Aberdeen Association of Civil Engineers, 1901 - 1966; newspaper cuttings relating to the Association and to civil engineering in Aberdeen, 1900 - 1924; printed Minutes of the Aberdeen Association of Civil Engineers; with the papers delivered at the ordinary meetings of the association, volumes 1 - 10 (1901 - 1910) and volume 13 (1912 - 1913).
Records of the Aberdeen Association of Civil Engineers
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- Dates of Creation1900 - 1966
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description23 volumes No physical characteristics affecting use of collection
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Administrative / Biographical History
Aberdeen Association of Civil Engineers was established in Dec 1900, with the broad objectives of promoting the interests of the profession in the city and district of Aberdeen. Based upon the lines of the Civil Engineers in London, it was intended to provide an opportunity for members to exchange professional ideas, and to provide assistance to students and young members of the profession living and working in the city. Its establishment coincided with the foundation of a chair of Engineering in the University of Aberdeen. Meetings, held at Gordon's College (later Robert Gordon's Institute of Technology, now Robert Gordon's University) attracted an early membership of around 70 individuals.
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Deposited in the University in Jan 1987, by Professor B. Willetts, Department of Engineering, University of Aberdeen
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