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McGill University


  • [McGill University was established in 1821 but not activated until 1829. Referred to, in early years as University, but usually designated as "McGill College". Also known as University of McGill College. Later, called McGill University, comprised of McGill College and affiliated schools and colleges.]
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  • Variants

    • Université McGill
    • McGill College
    • Dānishgāh-i MakʹGil
    • University of McGill College
    • McGill College and University
    • M'Gill College
    • Université du Collège McGill
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        Universities and colleges
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  • Sources

    • found: Its General announcement - McGill University, Montreal.
    • found: NLC 12/80(AACR 2: McGill University)
    • found: NLC 7/10/86(University of McGill College is official name; McGill College and McGill College and University are variants)
    • found: Statutes, rules and ordinances, made and established by the principal and governors of the M'Gill College, for the government of the Medical Department of the said college, passed at a meeting held for that purpose on the 22d February, 1832, and to which the royal sanction was given on the 22d May, 1832, 1832.
    • found: Canadiana, November 12, 2019(access point: McGill University; variants: McGill College; McGill College and University; Université du Collège McGill; Université McGill; University of McGill College; Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning; certain departments have official name in French only, under the English form of name of the University; historical data: established 1821 with a charter as the Royal Institution of Advanced Learning, the name University of McGill College was in use during the 1840's and 1860's, and the name McGill College was in use in the 1860's to ca. 1910 while McGill offered both high school and university courses)
  • General Notes

    • [McGill University was established in 1821 but not activated until 1829. Referred to, in early years as University, but usually designated as "McGill College". Also known as University of McGill College. Later, called McGill University, comprised of McGill College and affiliated schools and colleges.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-06-24: new
    • 2019-11-16: revised
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