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#MitchellCurious: Scottish Inventors

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#MitchellCurious: Scottish Inventors

Let's Talk @ The Mitchell

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Free - Drop-in - no ticket required
Open to All

Dates and times

Thursday 31 May 2018
12:30PM - 12:45PM

Each week we bring out items from our rich and varied collections which reflect world events, social conditions, technological advancements and cultural change across the globe. Our vast collections cover books, photographs, journals and historical documents spanning centuries. Join us for a 15 minute lunchtime opportunity to see and talk to staff about our collections!

Come along and see some of our collections celebrating Scottish inventors and their creations. 

Our display will include material on:

John Logie Baird – television

Alexander Graham Bell – telephone

Alexander Fleming – penicillin

John Loudon Macadam – roads

James Watt – improvements in steam engines

This and other material on science and technology is available on Level 4 of The Mitchell Library.

For more details on the #MitchellCurious programme, look out for the Mitchell Library Facebook page and #MitchellCurious on Glasgow Libraries’ Twitter feed.


The Mitchell Library

North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

Open today 9:00am - 8:00pm

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