Aberdeen University Press

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Aberdeen University Press

Parallel form(s) of name

  • AUP

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence



Aberdeen University Press was first incorporated in 1900 but the printers from which it was formed had been producing books and journals for Aberdeen’s two universities – King’s College and Marischal College – for twenty-five years before their amalgamation in 1865. The Press’s initial reputation was for the production of high quality books requiring specialist skills.
The company existed in this form until it became defunct in 1996 and was then relaunched in 2013.


Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area


Control area

Authority record identifier


Institution identifier

GB 1847

Rules and/or conventions used

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).


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016


  • English



The University of Aberdeen . 2016. Aberdeen University Press . [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/aup/about/index.php. [Accessed 17 October 2016].

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