Anderson's College, Glasgow | Trustees

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Anderson's College, Glasgow | Trustees

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Anderson's Institution | Trustees (1796-1828)
  • Anderson's University | Trustees (1828-1877)

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1796-1887

History

The trustees were appointed under the terms of John Anderson's will, dated 7 May 1795. Under the 1877 Anderson's College (Glasgow) Act, they were made a body corporate, and had their powers and duties remodelled and defined.

The trustees were responsible for the whole management and administration of the institution and were vested with the power to enact or ordain bye-laws, rules and regulations for the better governing and promoting the purposes of the institution.

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Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

There were eighty-one Trustees, divided into the following nine classes with nine members in each class: tradesmen, agriculturists, artists, manufacturers or merchants, mediciners, lawyers, divines, natural philosophers and kinsmen. The Trustees met at four general meetings each year.

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Anderson's College, Glasgow (1796-1887)

Identifier of the related entity

C0046

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1796-1887

Description of relationship

The trustees were responsible for the management and administration of the college.

Related entity

Anderson's College, Glasgow | Committee of Ordinary Managers (1796-1887)

Identifier of the related entity

C0014

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1796-1887

Description of relationship

The managers were elected from the trustees.

Control area

Authority record identifier

C0016

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 Victoria Peters, December 2009.

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