Item 26 - Department of Food Science visitors' book

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GB 249 OF/8/26


Department of Food Science visitors' book


  • 1970-1989 (Creation)

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1 volume (0.06 linear metres)

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(1958 - 1982)

Administrative history

In 1982, the Department of Food Science and Nutrition merged with the Departments of Applied Microbiology, Biology, and Biochemistry, as well as the Biotechnology Unit to from the Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology.

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Transferred by Bruce Rodger, Assistant Director, Cyber Security & IT, on 13 June 2022.

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Visitors' book of the Department of Food Science (from 1982, the Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology), located in the James P. Todd Building. The volume contains the names of external visitors to the Department; their organisation and/or their address, and the date of their visit. Most of the visitors, who came from all over the world, were academics, government employees or representatives of the food science and food production industries. The first entries are dated 1 May 1970, when the James P. Todd building was officially opened and a plaque was unveiled to the late Professor James P. Todd.

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Some access restrictions. Please contact University of Strathclyde Archives to apply for access.

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Some restrictions will apply. Please contact University of Strathclyde Archives for further information.

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  • Chinese
  • Danish
  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Swedish

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