The University of Aberdeen

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

The University of Aberdeen

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1495 - present

History

The University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest university and the fifth oldest in the UK, founded in 1495. It was the first chair of medicine in the English-speaking world.

There are five Nobel laureates associated with the University of Aberdeen.

Places

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

C0044

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).

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

The Complete Universities Guide . 2016. The University of Aberdeen. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/aberdeen/. [Accessed 17 October 2016].

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