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Normal School of Science (1881 - 1890)

The Normal School of Science was established in 1881 after a merger between the Royal College of Chemistry and some of the courses of the Royal School of Mines. The School was established for several purposes, including to provide systematic training to school teachers. Subjects offered by the School included physics, chemistry, mechanics, biology and agriculture. In 1890 the School was renamed the Royal College of Science.

Previous and Subsequent Entities

 1881 - 1890 Normal School of Science
       1890 - Royal College of Science
             1907 - 1988 Imperial College of Science and Technology
                   1988 - Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields. 
Prepared by: Ailie Smith
Created: 14 October 2003
Modified: 18 February 2004

Published by Imperial College, London
Comments, questions, corrections and additions:
Updated: 19 June 2006

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