MSS SC 63
Title: Norman Macleod Hall fonds
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
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
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.