University of Strathclyde | Department of Electrical Engineering

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

University of Strathclyde | Department of Electrical Engineering

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Department of Electrical Engineering (1956-1964)
  • Royal Technical College, Glasgow | Department of Electrical Engineering (1912-1956)
  • Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College | Department of Electrical Engineering (1892-1912)

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Description area

Dates of existence

1892 - 1982

History

The Department of Electrical Engineering had its origins in 1886 with the appointment of a Professor of Engineering with responsibility for day class instruction in Electrical Engineering. In 1892, an independent Chair of Electrical Engineering was established.

In 1982, the Department of Electrical Engineering amalgamated with the Department of Electronic Science and Telecommunications to form the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

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Relationships area

Related entity

University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0047

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering (Formed in 1982)

Identifier of the related entity

C0224

Category of the relationship

temporal

Dates of the relationship

1982

Description of relationship

In 1982, the Department of Electrical Engineering merged with the Department of Electronic Science and Telecommunications to form the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Department of Electronic Science and Telecommunications (1967 - 1982)

Identifier of the related entity

C0226

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1982

Description of relationship

In 1982, the Department of Electronic Science and Telecommunications merged with the Department of Electrical Engineering.

Control area

Authority record identifier

C0225

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, August, 2011.

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