University of Strathclyde | Department of Mathematics

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Type of entity

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Authorized form of name

University of Strathclyde | Department of Mathematics

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College | Department of Mathematics (c 1890-1912)
  • Royal Technical College, Glasgow | Department of Mathematics (1912-1956)
  • Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Department of Mathematics (1956-1964)

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Description area

Dates of existence

Founded c 1890

History

The Department of Mathematics had its origins in 1825 with the appointment at Anderson's Institution (antecedent of the University of Strathclyde) of the institution's first permanent professor of mathematics. It was not until around 1890, however, that the department itself formally came into existence.

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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

The Department of Mathematics originated as the Department of Mathematics at the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College (which later became the Royal College of Science and Technology).

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

Newby, John C., fl. 1972, mathematician

Identifier of the related entity

P0101

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

c. 1966 - 1999

Description of relationship

Newby was a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics.

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Control area

Authority record identifier

C0303

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, October 2011.

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Sources

D.C. Pack, A Short History of the Department of Mathematics.

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