Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Department of Mechanical, Civil and Chemical Engineering

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Department of Mechanical, Civil and Chemical Engineering

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Other form(s) of name

  • Royal Technical College, Glasgow | Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (1947-1956)
  • Royal Technical College, Glasgow | Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (1933-1947)

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Description area

Dates of existence

1933 - 1964

History

In 1933, the Department of Civil Engineering and the Department of Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering were amalgamated as the single Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics. In 1947, the Department's name was changed to Civil and Mechanical Engineering. In 1956, the name was again changed, to Department of Mechanical, Civil and Chemical Engineering. On the establishment of the University of Strathclyde in 1964, the Department of Mechanical, Civil and Chemical Engineering was split into three departments, namely Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Chemical Engineering.

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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

Description of relationship

Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Department of Mechanical Engineering (Established 1964)

Identifier of the related entity

C0315

Category of the relationship

temporal

Dates of the relationship

1964

Description of relationship

In 1964, the Department of Mechanical, Civil and Chemical Engineering was split into three departments, one of which was the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Department of Civil Engineering (1964 -)

Identifier of the related entity

C0344

Category of the relationship

temporal

Dates of the relationship

1964

Description of relationship

In 1964, the Department of Mechanical, Civil and Chemical Engineering was split into three departments, one of which was the Department of Civil Engineering.

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Authority record identifier

C0336

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 Kimberly Sommerville, November 2011.

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