Papers of John Traill McKinlay, 1939-2013, engineering graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland

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  • Student lecture notes, 1957-1961.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Traill McKinlay first matriculated at the University in 1957 to study mechanical engineering. In his first year he studied Chemistry, Mathematics, and Natural Philosophy. In his second year he studied Applied Mechanics I, Electrical Engineering I, Heat Engines I, and Higher Mathematics. In his third year he took Applied Mechanics II, Electrical Engineering II, Engineering Design I, Engineering Economics, Engineering Production, Heat Engines II, and Higher Natural Philosophy. In his fourth year he studied Applied Mechanics III (Applied Hydromechanics), Engineering Design II Mechanical), and Heat Engines III. He graduated with a BSc in 1961.


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Gift : John T McKinlay : 2001 : ACCN 2060

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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Gemma Tougher, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 30 January 2013. Lower level description compiled by Kate Gordon, volunteer, November 2014.

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