Series 1/1 - Minutes of managers and trustees

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GB 249 OB/1/1

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Minutes of managers and trustees

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  • 1796 - 1887 (Creation)

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6 volumes

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(1796-1887)

Administrative history

The Committee of Ordinary Managers was responsible for the ordinary administration of the affairs of the institution subject to the control of the trustees.

The committee held its first meeting on 26 March 1796. It met once a month.

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(1796-1887)

Administrative history

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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(1796-1887)

Administrative history

The Secretary was responsible for keeping the minutes of the meetings of the Trustees and the Managers and carrying out the administration of the institution in accordance with the instructions of the Managers. The Secretary was elected annually by the Managers.

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Signed minutes of the proceedings of the meetings of the executors, ordinary managers and quarterly meetings of the trustees.

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Open

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  • English

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