Item 6/3 - Feu Contract between Glasgow Council and the Trustees of the Andersonian University or Institution

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GB 249 OB/6/3


Feu Contract between Glasgow Council and the Trustees of the Andersonian University or Institution


  • 1839 (Creation)

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1 item, 20 pp.

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The trustees were appointed under the terms of John Anderson's will, dated 7 May 1795. Under the 1877 Anderson's College (Glasgow) Act, they were made a body corporate, and had their powers and duties remodelled and defined.

The trustees were responsible for the whole management and administration of the institution and were vested with the power to enact or ordain bye-laws, rules and regulations for the better governing and promoting the purposes of the institution.

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Accession 284.

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Deposited by Russel & Aitken, Writers, of Falkirk, 07 Apr 1988.

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'Second Extract Reg[istrable] Feu Contract between The Magistrates and Council of Glasgow and The Trustees of the Andersonian University or Institution. 1839'. Concerning the Old Grammar School of Glasgow and ground adjoining.

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Photocopies of OB/6/2-4 stored next to originals.

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Were sent to the the University of Strathclyde Archives in an envelope addressed to 'JM Allan', by Russel & Aitken Writers, Falkirk & Edinburgh, 10/02/88.

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