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Mechanics' institutes in Northumberland and Durham 1824-1902

  title={Mechanics' institutes in Northumberland and Durham 1824-1902},
  author={Clifton Stockdale},
Except for Hudson's major work which explored developments in the first half of the nineteenth century, and more recently the research undertaken by Tylecote and Kelly, most surveys of the Mechanics' Institute Movement in England have been confined t6 local studies of individual institutes, unpublished theses and collected essays on the subject. Kelly acknowledged that the limitations characteristic of his publication George. Birkbeck. which attempted a nationwide review of the subject, were… 
The Shropshire Enlightenment : a regional study of intellectual activity in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
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The provision of technical education in Sunderland prior to 1908
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A History of Adult Education in Great Britain
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American Notes
  • Geology
  • 1871
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The growth of technical education in Darlington 1825-1915
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Portrait of an age
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The early Science and Art classes in Stockton did no practical work other than drawing and the two Mechanics’ Institutes were comparatively unimportant. Rapid expansion of the iron industry caused an
The Department of Science and Art
  • Education
  • 1893
THE fortieth Report of the Department of Science and Art has just been issued, and is of a highly satisfactory character. From it we learn that in 1892 there was a very large increase, not only in
The Society of Arts and the mechanics’ institutes: The co‐ordination of endeavour towards scientific and technical education, 1851‐54
The author wishes to acknowledge with thanks the co‐operation of Dr Allen, librarian at the Royal Society of Arts library, and the staffs of the Greater London Records Office and the Library of the