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Norman Macleod Hall fonds
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CA UMASC Mss Sc 63
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Norman Macleod Hall was born February 8, 1886 in Cornwall, Ontario. He obtained a 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 Slave 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.
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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. The 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 MSS 90, Box 4, Folder 2, Item 1.
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A pamphlet written by Hall can be located in the Marshall Gauvin fonds (MSS 90, Box 4, Folder 2).