D324 - Giblin, John F. - [1902-1999]
Papers of John Giblin as student, comprising: Manuscript notes, illustrated by pen and ink sketches and diagrams, compiled by Mr Giblin in 1959-1964 from the notes he took at lectures delivered at the University of Liverpool; Typescript of the Metallurgy lecture notes of Dr S J Kennett used in le...
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Papers of John Giblin as student, comprising: Manuscript notes, illustrated by pen and ink sketches and diagrams, compiled by Mr Giblin in 1959-1964 from the notes he took at lectures delivered at the University of Liverpool; Typescript of the Metallurgy lecture notes of Dr S J Kennett used in lectures he delivered Summer Term 1944 to Autumn Term 1945, plus copies of examination papers; Illustrated laboratory notes compiled by Mr Giblin; Copies of University of Liverpool Examination Papers for the B.Eng.Degree Jun 1943 - Dec 1944; photographs of members of the University of Liverpool Engineers Senior Training Corps, of BEng and MEng graduates; Copies of the University of Liverpool Guild Gazette 1944-1945; Copies of the University of Liverpool Chemical Society Magazine 1945, 1947; Miscellaneous publications and certificates 1943-1945, 1971; the University of Liverpool Engineering Society papers 1944-1946; the University of Liverpool Contingent Senior Training Corps, copies of circulars etc. not dated, 1945
The papers which Mr. Giblin has deposited reflect these elements of his career and interests.
|Related Material:||Further photographs of staff and students of the Faculty of Engineering (1929-1930; 1939-1940) can be found at D322 and A.049|
|Biographical/Administrative Information:||John Giblin, BEng, CEng, FIM 1945. John Giblin entered the University in Sep 1943 to study Metallurgy and graduated B.Eng (Metallurgy) in Jan 1946. As a student, he was a member of the University Engineers Senior Training Corps, the University Engineering Society and the University Catholic Society. He later became a member of the Liverpool Metallurgical Society (not the Liverpool Materials Society), serving as its Honorary Secretary, 1957-1976 and President in 1977-1978. Giblin retired as Chief Metallurgist of the Prescot works of BICC plc. He took a particular interest in the history of BICC and researched and wrote a Memoir of Dr Francis J Brislee 1876-1955, who studied at University College, Liverpool and later joined the staff of the University of Liverpool before becoming, in 1910, Chief Chemist for both the Prescott and Helsby Works of BICC. Mr Giblin died on 26 October 2002.|