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Heriot-Watt College (1885-1966)

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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Chambers Street plans as existing, 1971

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Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/7.1.1
Scope and Contents 1/16" scale copy floor plans (70cm x 85cm) for the original Heriot-Watt College building on Chambers Street in Edinburgh, by the Heriot-Watt University Works Department. Sheets are numbered 1-7, corresponding to floors A-F.

Joint Advisory Committee on Engineering curriculum with Heriot-Watt College Minute Book, 1901-1913

 Item
Identifier: GB 0237 EUA IN1/ACA/SCI/1/10
Scope and Contents Includes letters and reports looking at the division of engineering teaching between the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt College. Those present at meetings included Arthur Pillans Laurie, Alexander Crum Brown, James Gordon MacGregor, and James Geikie.

National Library of Scotland, 1973

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Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/7.1.4
Scope and Contents Set of copy drawings on transparencies (A1 size) showing the National Library of Scotland and the former Heriot-Watt University building in Edinburgh. There are 2 plans showing the former Heriot-Watt University building and the surrounding buildings at 1:200 scale. 1 of these plans shows the existing utilities while the other shows relative heights and surface information. Two of the plans show photographic elevations of Bristo Church, the National Library of Scotland and Heriot-Watt University...

National Library of Scotland feasibility study: perspective drawings, c1971

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Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/7.1.3
Scope and Contents 6 manuscript perspective pencil drawings on transparencies with "letraset" (60cm x 84cm). These show 2 proposed schemes for a new entrance to the National Library of Scotland on George IV Bridge in Edinburgh and are part of the feasibility study into taking over the Heriot-Watt College building in Chambers Street. Views of the new entrance and views of it in conjunction with the existing frontage are given. There are also views of a proposed low-level walkway as it would be seen from The...

Notes of lectures by George Lees, taken down by Thomas Millar

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1912
Scope and Contents One volume of notes taken down by Thomas Millar, who lived at 9 Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, on lectures on natural philosophy given by George Lees. There is note reading: 'George Lees appears in the Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1840/1, as Lecturer in Natural Philosopgy at the School of Arts, Adam Square'. This schhol was the Edinburgh School of Arts, later known as the Watt Institution and School of Arts, which had moved to Adam Square in 1837.

Papers of Dr. E. W. M. Balfour-Melville

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Identifier: Coll-88
Scope and Contents The papers of Evan Whyte Melville Balfour-Melville reflect his academic, public, and private interests. There are many bundles of notes both in manuscript and typescript; notebooks; and, correspondence. There are Edinburgh University examination papers; Heriot-Watt Minutes from the 1960s; and, Edinburgh Corporation Education Committee Minutes from the 1960s. The papers also include census material; records of persons placed on probation; material relating to the Historical Association of...

Plans: National Library of Scotland feasibility studies, c1971-1973

 Archival Record
Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/7.1
Scope and Contents Plans: National Library of Scotland feasibility studies consists of the following sets of plans and photographs: Chambers Street - plans as existing, (1971) Heriot-Watt site, (c1971) perspective drawings of planned additions to the National Library of Scotland (c1971) National Library of Scotland, (1973) Heriot-Watt University facade...