Thomson, Adam Simpson Turnbull, 1908-2000, engineer

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Thomson, Adam Simpson Turnbull, 1908-2000, engineer

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Dates of existence

1908-2000

History

Adam Thomson obtained an associateship in chemical engineering at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow in 1930. In 1935 he was appointed lecturer in the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics at the College. This was followed by appointments as senior lecturer in 1945 and professor in 1947. In 1968 he was appointed deputy principal of the University of Strathclyde. He retired in 1973.

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Related entity

University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0047

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1964 - 1973

Description of relationship

Thomson was a professor at the University.

Related entity

Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow (1887-1964)

Identifier of the related entity

C0065

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1935 - 1964

Description of relationship

Thomson was an academic at the College.

Control area

Authority record identifier

P0088

Institution identifier

GB 249

Rules and/or conventions used

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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Created by Victoria Peters, September 2011.

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Sources

Article and photograph in the Glasgow Herald, 16 October 1973, on the occasion of Professor Thomson's retirement.

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