Andersonian Chemical Society

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Andersonian Chemical Society

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Anderson’s College Science Society (1886-1887)

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1886 to date

History

The Andersonian Chemical Society was founded in November 1886 as Anderson’s College Science Society. In 1887, the name was changed to the Andersonian Chemical Society. Its object was the promotion of interest in the study of chemistry. To this end, it organised regular papers and debates on scientific subjects.

It is believed the society is the longest running student chemical society in Great Britain.

Places

Glasgow, Scotland

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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0047

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1964 to date

Description of relationship

Related entity

Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow (1887-1964)

Identifier of the related entity

C0065

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1887-1964

Description of relationship

Related entity

Anderson's College, Glasgow (1796-1887)

Identifier of the related entity

C0046

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1886-1887

Description of relationship

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

C0189

Institution identifier

GB 249

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Lindsey Short, June 2010. Revised by Victoria Peters, August 2010.

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