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Engineering drawings of John McKay Campbell

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2011
Content Description This fonds consists of 25 technical drawings produced by John McKay Campbell for his engineering degree, which he started in 1934 at the University of Edinburgh, and completed in June 1939 after the war. Titles of drawings include: "D.C. Machine", "Light Country Bridge", "Proposed road", "Grouped flange-place splice", "Survey of pasture fields", "Survey of drill fields", and "Non-concurrent coplanar forces".
Dates: 1934

Engineering notes of Dr. Russell A. Leather, Edinburgh University student, graduating 1952

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1421
Scope and Contents The content of the 1st and 2nd year engineering note-books (laboratory books) of Dr. Russell A. Leather reflect the wide approach in studies which covered mechanical devices, steel structures and electrical technology. The books include graphwork, drawings, and photographs of late-1940s laboratory equipment at Kings Buildings (1948-1949). Photographs feature the 'Riehle' testing machine', the 'Adie' cement testing machine, a torsion testing machine, the 'Ambler' compression machine, the 'Olsen'...
Dates: 1948-1950

Material relating to Thomas Archibald Campbell Brownlie B.Sc. (Engineering), Edinburgh 1935

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1329
Scope and Contents Material from Edinburgh University period, 1930s: - 6"-ruler - 'The Pupil's Own' - University of Glasgow - Prelim' Exam' Papers on Arts, Science, Medicine - 1932 - Edinburgh University note-books - 1934 largely - Strength of materials; Field work lectures; Field work; Hydraulics; Drawing - Class certificates - Edinburgh University, 1932-35 - Dynamics;...
Dates: 1928-1999

Mathematical Works by Edward Sang

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1001
Scope and Contents The works of Edward Sang include 13 volumes of logarithms and 26 miscellaneous volumes on a variety of mathematical subjects including geometry and algebra, trigonometry, the theory of variables, driving belt calculations, and load-bearing calculations for the Forth Bridge. There is also a volume on The teeth of wheels.Evidence of Sang's surveying/civil engineering is shown in the plans of the policies of Mount Melville, 1818 (estate in Cameron, Fife, owned...
Dates: before 1890

Ms engineering journal of James Pugh Kirkwood, relating to Pensacola docks in Florida, and projects elsewhere

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1564, Folder: Coll-1795 / SC-Acc-2017-0006, n/a: data_value_missing_1b8b24ef908520ab39d51c14357ae234
Identifier: Coll-1795
Content Description This ms engineering journal is in two parts, spanning the period of Kirkwood's career associated with the Pensacola docks in Florida, 1845-1847, but also covering the period 1871-1877 providing a wealth of information on the occupation of the USA's most important civil engineers.The content is: copy letters which offer a detailed account of the exigencies of the task at Pensacola; and, diary or journal entries.The volume also has - at the end - a combination of biographical notes,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1845-1877

Papers of Sir John Jackson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1490
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the papers of Sir John Jackson, including: Photograph albums. Albums of newspaper clippings relating to Sir John Jackson's work, and to his and his family's personal life. Personal and business correspondence. Material relating to Sir John Jackson's candidacy as MP for Devonport in 1904, 1906, and 1910. Printed...
Dates: 1838-2002