University of Strathclyde | Department of Metallurgy

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

University of Strathclyde | Department of Metallurgy

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Other form(s) of name

  • Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Department of Metallurgy (1956-1964)
  • Royal Technical College, Glasgow | Department of Metallurgy (1912-1956)
  • Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College | Department of Metallurgy (1887 -1912)

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Description area

Dates of existence

1887-1987

History

Metallurgy was introduced to the curriculum of the Chemistry Department of the College of Science and Arts, Glasgow (an antecedent of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College) in 1884. In 1887, following the formation of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College (an antecedent of the University of Strathclyde), a Department of Metallurgy was established.

In 1987, the Department of Metallurgy merged with the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Department of Mechanical and Offshore Engineering to form the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering.

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Related entity

University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0047

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1964-

Description of relationship

Related entity

University of Strathclyde | Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (1986 -)

Identifier of the related entity

C0343

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1987

Description of relationship

In 1987, the Department of Metallurgy merged with other departments to form the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering.

Related entity

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

Identifier of the related entity

C0065

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1887 - 1964

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Authority record identifier

C0329

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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