Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Department of Chemical Technology

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Department of Chemical Technology

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College | Department of Technical Chemistry (1887-1912)
  • Royal Technical College, Glasgow | Department of Technical Chemistry (1912-1956)
  • Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Department of Technical Chemistry (1956)

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Description area

Dates of existence

1870-1964

History

The Young Chair of Technical Chemistry was established in 1870 as the result of a munificent gift by James 'Paraffin' Young (1811-1883). In 1957 the Department of Technical Chemistry was renamed the Department of Chemical Technology. In 1964 the departments of Chemical Technology and Chemistry merged to form the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry.

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Relationships area

Related entity

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

Identifier of the related entity

C0065

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1887-1964

Description of relationship

Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0005

Category of the relationship

temporal

Dates of the relationship

1964

Description of relationship

Control area

Authority record identifier

C0298

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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Created by Kimberly Sommerville, August 2011.

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