University of Strathclyde | Law School

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University of Strathclyde | Law School

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  • University of Strathclyde | Department of Law (1964-1970)

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Description area

Dates of existence

October 1964 -


The Law School originated with the teaching of law at the Scottish College of Commerce. In 1964, the Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow and the Scottish College of Commerce amalgamated to form the University of Strathclyde and a Department of Law was established. In December 1970, a change of title from the Department of Law to the Law School was approved by Senate.


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University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

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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, December 2011.




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