Council Minutes 1889-1893

1 May 1889-22 Mar 1893

Meetings held at Institution headquarters at 19 Victoria Street, London or in the regions. Finance Committee reports also become routine. Items of note include: discussion on Architect's Bill; letter from Gustav Eiffel, Societe des Ingenieurs Civils following the Institution's Parisian visit; Prince of Wales elected as Honorary Life Member of the Institution; letter from Chairman of General Committee of the Engineering Societies of the United States and Canada on proposed Columbian Exhibition; railway investments for example, Great Western Railway; invitation to Engineering Congress in Chicago; and formal adoption of IMechE as an abbreviation.


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