University of Strathclyde Sports Union

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

University of Strathclyde Sports Union

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Royal Technical College Athletic Club (1921-1956)
  • Royal College of Science and Technology Athletic Club (1956-1964)
  • University of Strathclyde Athletic Club (1964-1990)

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Description area

Dates of existence

1921 to date

History

The Royal Technical College Athletic Club was formed in 1921, as part of the Royal Technical College Students' Representative Council. In 1929, it became a separate body with a separate constitution, but still submitted its budgets to the Students' Representative Council. In 1990, the Club was renamed the University of Strathclyde Sports Union.

The Club set up facilities for many sports including rugby, hockey, football, golf, cricket, boxing, fencing, badminton, table tennis, sailing, basketball and swimming.

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General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Royal College of Science and Technology Students' Association (1893-1964)

Identifier of the related entity

C0072

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1921-1929

Description of relationship

The Athletic Club was originally a part of the Students' Representative Council (which later became the Students' Association).

Related entity

Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College Athletic Club (fl 1894)

Identifier of the related entity

C0194

Category of the relationship

temporal

Dates of the relationship

1921

Description of relationship

The University of Strathclyde Sports Union (originally known as the Royal Technical College Athletic Club) replaced the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College Athletic Club.

Related entity

University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0047

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1964 to date

Description of relationship

The Sports Union was run by and for the students of the University.

Control area

Authority record identifier

C0182

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, September 2010.

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