Type of entity
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Kerr, William, 1886-1959, engineer
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Dates of existence
William Kerr obtained an associatehip in mechanical engineering at the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College in 1911. Following a period of work with the Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, he joined the staff of the College, becoming associate Professor of Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, 1924-1936, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 1936-1947.
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Mandates/sources of authority
Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow (1887-1964)
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Dates of the relationship
1936 - 1947
Description of relationship
Kerr was Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the College.
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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).
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Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Created by Victoria Peters, September 2011.
Obituary in Glasgow Herald, 5 August 1959.