The Smeatonians: The Society of Civil Engineers

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Thomas Telford, Jan 1, 1989 - Technology & Engineering - 185 pages
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The history of the Society is traced from its formation in 1771 to bring together engineers ""in a friendly way"". The lives of the founding members are described as well as the growing status of civil engineering. The book includes original documents and letters.
  

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Illustrations xi
1
John Smeaton by Thomas Gainsborough Frontispiece
5
List of members 28 April 1786 1415
14
Chapter Two 17931811
21
Rules and Regulations 1793
22
List of members 1799
30
Chapter Three 18121840
37
List of members 1812
38
Dinner at Freemasons Tavern 20 January 1889
91
Chapter Six 19011930
96
Dinner at Williss Restaurant 29 May 1907
100
Dinner at Princes Restaurant 29 March 1911
107
Model of foundations Eddystone Lighthouse
114
Edward Woods Sir William Preece Francis Webb
115
Chapter Seven 19311960
120
Austhorpe Lodge Leeds
123

John Smeaton Robert Mylne James Watt and John
45
Chapter Four 18411870
54
Motto proposed by Reverend William Whewell
55
Charles Vignoles and Robert Stephenson
63
List of members 1845 and 1882
70
Chapter Five 18711900
75
The Centenary Dinner 29 March 1871
76
The South Foreland 8 July 1885
85
Sir Alexander Gibb and Sir William Halcrow
133
Chapter Eight 19611988
138
List of members 1971
140
Sir Harold Harding and Professor A W Skempton
147
Analysis of first class membership December 1980
153
Famous Families
159
Index
176
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