Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College | Professor James Blyth Memorial Committee

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Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College | Professor James Blyth Memorial Committee

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Dates of existence

1907-1909

History

In March 1907, a committee of former students and associates of Professor James Blyth, professor of Natural Philosophy 1880-1906, was established to raise funds for a memorial to him. The memorial eventually took the form of endowing the Blyth Memorial Prizes, and erecting a wall plaque in the College.

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Glasgow, Scotland

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Related entity

Blyth, James, 1838-1906, physicist (1838-1906)

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P0013

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associative

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Description of relationship

The committee was established to raise funds for a memorial for Blyth.

Related entity

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

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C0065

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associative

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Description of relationship

The Committee caused the Blyth memorial prizes to be endowed for the College and a plaque to be erected in the College.

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Authority record identifier

C0192

Institution identifier

GB 249

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

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