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MSS SC 63

Title: Norman Macleod Hall fonds

Dates: 1923-1945

Extent: 3.5 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch: Norman Macleod Hall was born February 8, 1886 in Cornwall, Ontario. He obtained his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University. He first worked for the Grand Trunk Railway in Montreal and on the line from Winnipeg to Edmonton. After that he worked with the Western Canada Power Company in British Columbia constructing the hydroelectric plant at Stave Falls. In 1915, he joined the Royal Engineers, serving in France. In 1919 he was wounded by a sniper at Amiens, and mistakenly reported dead for two weeks. He was promoted to Major and discharged. In September that year, he came to the University of Manitoba as professor of mechanical engineering. He was named Professor Emeritus after retirement and died in 1974.

Scope and Content: The fonds consists of lecture notes and exam solutions for Dynamics of Machines, an Engineering course taught by Norman Macleod Hall from 1923 to 1945. Fonds contains two folders: Folder 1 contains lecture notes on steam and gas engines; Folder 2 contains lecture notes, machine blueprints and exam solutions. N. M. Hall also wrote a 15 page pamphlet entitled "Report on Winnipeg Heating Company Limited" in 1932. This pamphlet is stored in the Mss 90 Box 4 Folder 2 Item 1.

Source of Supplied Title: Title based on provenance of fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Related Material: A pamphlet written by Hall can be located in the Marshall Gauvin fonds (MSS 90, Box 4, Folder 2).

Finding Aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.