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Records of Heriot-Watt College
    Papers of Hugh Bryan Nisbet
        Notes, Addresses and Papers

Some Scottish Pioneers of World Industries

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0582 HWC 3/1/60/26-28


17 January 1959

Extent and medium of the unit of description



Name of creator

Nisbet | Hugh Bryan | 1902-1969 | principal of Heriot-Watt University

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Three printed copies of the Presidential Address entitled: Some Scottish Pioneers of World Industries, given to the Watt Club by Hugh Bryan Nisbet in which he discusses the contribution which Scottish individuals have made to the advancement of our civilisation and particularly concentrates on power and steam, gas and oil. He discusses the work of James Watt, William Murdock and James Young in this field




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