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The University of Glasgow
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Dates of existence
1451 - present
Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow has dedicated more than 560 years to inspiring great minds, from economist Adam Smith and pioneer of television John Logie Baird, to the writer and producer of Doctor Who and Sherlock, Steven Moffat.
The university has inspired the talents of seven Nobel Laureates, one Prime Minister, Scotland's current First Minister and the country's first female medical graduates.
Glasgow’s beautiful, historical campus features more than 100 listed buildings.
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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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).
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Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016
The Complete Universities Guide . 2016. The University of Glasgow. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/glasgow/. [Accessed 17 October 2016].