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The following sections detail the history of the Mechanics’ Institution over the years, as well as being a repository for files related to the Mechanics’ history.We are pleased to be able to make available the document written by Trevor Cockbill about the importance of the Mechanics’ Institution. Based on a draft written for a meeting dedicated to outline the history of the Institution, it is now meant to be a publication in its own right.

The file itself is available here:

Alternatively, you can browse our currently available history pages using the navigation bars at the top or bottom of the page, or start at the Background page.