Stockdale, Herbert Fitton, 1868-1951, Director, Royal Technical College, Glasgow

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Stockdale, Herbert Fitton, 1868-1951, Director, Royal Technical College, Glasgow

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1868-1951

History

Herbert Fitton Stockdale was educated at Boothroyd School, Yorkshire. At the age of 21 he was appointed assistant secretary of the Durham College of Science, Newcastle-on-Tyne. This was followed by his appointment, in 1899, as Secretary and Treasurer of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College. In 1904, he was appointed Director, which post he held until 1933.

In 1919 he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Glasgow.

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

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C0065

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associative

Dates of the relationship

1899-1934

Description of relationship

Stockdale was Secretary and later Director of the College.

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P0161

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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 Kimberly Sommerville, June 2011.

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Obituary in Glasgow Herald, 29 December 1951.

'Herbert Fitton Stockdale, LL.D., F.R.S.E.', The Journal of the Royal Technical College, Vol. 8, No. 5, January 1924, pp. 135-142.

'Dr. Stockdale - An Appreciation', The Mask, Vol. XXII, No. 1, October 1933, pp. 8, 18.

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