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BURGE, Ronald Edgar (b 1932)

  • K/PP99
  • Collection
  • 1925-2015

Papers of Ronald Burge as Head of Physics at Queen Elizabeth College, 1963-1984 and at King's College London, 1984-1992, including papers relating to research projects including correspondence, proposals, grant application forms, and reports notably for the projects 'In-process monitoring of element composition and derived properties of polymeric materials by remote laser microanalysis' under the European Research and Development Programme on Manufacturing Technologies and Advanced Materials, 1989-1993 and the Esprit, (EU information technologies programme) project No 1007, (study on laser plasma), 1986-1993. Papers, 1942-[1990] relating to the history of the Physics Department at King's College London and in particular James Clark Maxwell and Charles Wheatstone including correspondence, copies of photographs, press cuttings and articles, papers relating to exhibitions, booklet entitled 'Some notes on the original investigations carried out by members of the departments of Natural Philosophy and Physics in King's College', [1925] and photographs including of physics equipment, members of staff, a construction site and uncaptioned group photographs, presumably of members of the KCL Physics department, [1985-1990]. Papers relating to memorials including transcript of a lecture given by Burge on his career, 'Imaging and diffraction (and people) at King's College London, 1950-1997', 1 Oct 1997; booklet containing reminiscences of John Yudkin, nutritionist at Queen Elizabeth College, on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, Nov 1990; copy of the Royal Institution Discourse, given by Burge, Feb 1992; papers relating to memorial services for King's College London academics including Claude Curling and William Charles Price and further papers relating to Price including biographies, obituaries, correspondence, bibliography and copies of photographs. Papers relating to Queen Elizabeth College including report of a committee set up to investigate the non-medical side of Queen Elizabeth College, Jan 1981; paper on the academic future of Queen Elizabeth College, 17 Dec 1981 and prospectus for the Queen Elizabeth College medical physics department, [1978]. Paper on technicalities of merging the physics departments of Queen Elizabeth College and King's College London, 11 Jun 1984. List of grants awarded to the physics department of Queen Elizabeth College, 11 Nov 1981. Correspondence relating to the Granville Prize in physics, 1992. Bibliography of publications by Burge, 1955-1989. Audio reels containing lectures given by Burge, 22 Sep 1969 and 14 Feb 1985. Further draft texts and lectures, and correspondence relating to the merger of Queen Elizabeth College and King’s College London, 1985.

Burge, Ronald Edgar, b 1932, Professor of Physics

SECRETARY'S OFFICE: King's College London administrative records

  • KAS/AD
  • Collection
  • 1750-1991

Eight series of records relating to administration, finance, estates and special purposes, including papers relating to Secretaries' and Bursars' general correspondence, 1872-1953, 1977-1982, notably including Royal patronage of King's College London, 1901-1911; Indian students, 1906-1922, 1948; appeals by King's College London for endowments and funds, 1872-1907; exhibitions, 1897-1912, 1977-1979; gift of Holbein prints, 1921-1934; the King George III collection of mechanical models and scientific instruments, 1926-1977; Royal visits, 1955-1959, 1978; opening of the new Strand building, 1970-1972; King's College London Annual Dinner Committee minutes and accounts, 1875-1876, 1896-1920; Fellows of King's College London, 1896-1916, 1961-1983; representation of King's College London on the governing bodies of various schools and colleges, 1952-1983, the City Parochial Foundation, 1941-1983, and St Mary-le-Strand Charity, 1923-1985 (KAS/AD1). Annual statements of accounts including departments, 1828-1980; final accounts and reports, 1910-1959; assets and liabilities annual statements, 1833-1853; copy documents of the Royal warrant and grant, charter and various acts, 1829-1906; funds and appeals accounts with lists of donors, 1895-1928, correspondence and working papers relating to financial reorganisation, 1896, 1905-1906; estimates and revised estimates with reports, 1910-1960, printed accounts, abstracts and reports, 1910-1959; Theological Department final accounts and estimates, 1926-1960; Quinquennium reports, grants, estimates and related papers, 1910-1935, 1946-1952, 1974-1975; special apparatus accounts and correspondence, 1920-1952; accounts and correspondence relating to the separation of King's College School, King's College Hospital and Strand School from King's College London, 1908-1911; correspondence and papers relating to non-recurrent, capital and block grants, 1947-1951, 1965-1982; report on the merger of King's College London, Queen Elizabeth College and Chelsea College, 1984; correspondence concerning loans, debts, income tax, insurance, investments, and departmental expenditure, 1897-1981; trust deeds, correspondence and reports relating to the Staff and College retirement funds and superannuation schemes, 1898-1923, 1930-1931, 1948-1953, 1971-1985 (KAS/AD2). Title deeds and correspondence relating to the advowson of West Barkworth, Lincolnshire, 1750-1957, the benefice of Westmill in Hertfordshire, 1901-1985, and the benefice of Bolney in Sussex, 1957-1968; Building Extension fund donations, 1881-1896, 1907-1910; Agreements, leases, plans, correspondence and reports relating to the letting, purchase, alteration and refurbishment of buildings, 1892-1987, notably laboratories, 1898-1915, 1945-1952, 1960-1966; establishment of the Architectural Museum, 1896-1897; repairs and maintenance of the College organ, 1910-1911, 1929-1932, 1974-1976; various Strand buildings, 1907-1920, 1935-1945; properties in Bristol, 1939-1942; chapel alterations, 1930-1935, 1946-1948; inventories of departmental apparatus 1906-1968; war damage, 1945-1952; Accommodation Committee minutes and correspondence, 1948-1987; development of 62-68 Half Moon Lane site, London (Botany and Zoology departments), 1950-1968; Planning and Steering Committees and various subcommittees minutes and papers, 1954-1969; development of King's College London Quadrilateral (Strand site) correspondence, papers, plans and Subcommittee minutes, 1954-1976; alterations to Medical Faculty Building minutes and papers, 1960-1979; correspondence with the National Trust concerning the Roman Bath, 1962-1974; campaign to acquire the East wing of Somerset House public access, 1963-1976 (KAS/AD3). Correspondence, minutes, plans, accounts and inventories relating to the establishment, running and development of King's College London's hostels for students, 1902-1982, notably King's College Hall, 1910-1982, including use by the RAF, 1940-1946; King's College Hostel, Vincent Square, London, 1908-1982, including use as a military hospital during World War One, 1914-1919, and air raid warden station during World War Two, 1939-1942; Halliday Hall, London, formerly Montrose Court Hotel, 1949-1976; Women's Hostel, Queensborough Terrace, London, 1920-1946, Theological Hostel, 42-43 Mecklenburgh Square, London, 1902-1908 (KAS/AD4). Correspondence and papers relating to Service Units and functions, 1966-1977, notably the Animal Unit, 1966-1981, Boat House, 1926-1947; establishment and development of the Computer Unit, 1964-1983; Dining Hall/Catering Department/Refectory Committee 1889-1920, 1942-1983; Rogate Field Centre near Midhurst, Sussex, 1965-1982; Safety Committees, 1957-1982 (KAS/AD5). Papers, relating to personnel including appointments, salaries, sabbatical leave, training, student demonstrations, negotiating, staffing and consultative committees, overall policy and welfare, 1895-1924, 1931, 1938-1939, 1944-1991, notably Advisory Committees on Academic, Clerical, Technical and Manual Staff, 1952-1986; Association of University Teachers Committees, 1938-1939, 1952-1985; various staff appointments and retirements including the Principal, the Dean, and Chairs and Established Readerships, 1895-1920, 1944, 1947-1952, 1956-1991 (KAS/AD6). Papers relating to the Union of Students notably grants, student discipline, clubs, welfare and day nursery, 1898-1922, 1948-1983 (KAS/AD7). Papers relating to World War One, notably research work and munition training to support the war effort, 1914-1921; war memorials, 1918-1941, 1950-1952, 1972-1983; Mitcham Sports Ground, 1919-1931, 1968-1975; emergency arrangements made by King's College London during World War Two 1938-1948; Fire and air raid precautions, 1938-1945; staff and students deferral of National Service 1939-1956; Centenary committees and appeal, 1927-1933; 150th Anniversary celebrations 1975-1981; Development Trust programme 1978-1984 (KAS/AD8).

King's College London College Secretary, 1828-

SECRETARY'S OFFICE: King's College London governance records

  • KAS/GC
  • Collection
  • 1828-1992 (ongoing)

From 1828-1909 the Council was the College's governing and executive body, exercising the powers of the College as provided in the Charter or Statutes. The King's College London (Transfer) Act 1908 incorporated the college into the University of London, and the Delegacy became the governing body of King's College. The Council thereafter governed the Theological Department only, which was separately administered from the rest of the College. The Delegacy was a committee of the Senate of the University of London, which had to ratify all major decisions. By the Royal Charter of 1980, King's College London was reconstituted, merging the Theological Department with the Faculty of Theology and the Council again became the governing body for the whole College. Between 1909-1980 the Court, as the financial board of the University of London, controlled the finances of the College through the custody, control and disposition of all property, funds and investments. The Academic Board advises the Council on all academic matters. The Professorial Board became known as the Academic Board in 1980.

The records comprise five series covering the period 1828-1992: records of the College's governing bodies, records relating to College constitution, policy and structure, relationship with the University of London, external bodies and the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals. These include minutes, papers and correspondence, 1890-1983, of the following: the Court, 1906-1938, 1966-1979; College Council and its committees, 1890-1983; Delegacy, 1909-1989, including the new site at Bloomsbury, 1921-1926; building works estimates, 1963-1977; the international interchange of students, 1909-1918; research into Radio Telegraphy, 1924-1941; Delegacy membership 1960-1980; Professorial Board minutes and papers, 1936-1939, 1958-1979; Academic Board minutes and papers, 1980-1983; Academic Board correspondence, 1917-1983 notably relating to appointments and alternative BSc examinations, 1929-1939; Theological Professorial Board minutes, 1920, agendas and papers, 1932-1938, 1967-72; Committee of Deans minutes and papers, 1921, 1956-1982; Heads of Departments' meetings with the Principal, 1976-1983; Joint Committee of the Council and Delegacy minutes and papers, 1972-1973; various development committees, 1976-1983, 1991-1992 (KAS/GC1). Provisional Committee of King's College London original resolution, report and petition for establishment, 1828-1833; draft charter (not granted), 1855-1863; papers and correspondence relating to the proposed 'University for London', 1844-1892, including draft charter for 'Albert University', 1891; University of London Act (1895) and Commission with related papers and correspondence, 1889-1901; King's College London Act (1903) with related correspondence, 1902-1903; papers relating to the incorporation of the College into the University of London, 1904-1913; papers relating to the development and rebuilding of King's College London, 1910-1919; papers relating to the Royal Commission on University Education in London, 1909-1915; University of London and King's College Committees minutes, correspondence and reports on the proposed Bloomsbury site, 1920-1924; papers relating to the Statutory Commission concerning the revision of University statutes, 1925-1928; papers relating to the merger of King's College London and the Arts and Sciences Departments of King's College for Women, 1928; papers and correspondence relating to the possible disincorporation of King's College London, 1964-1965; student participation in College government, 1969-1974; minutes of Joint and Steering Committees of the Council and Delegacy on the Murray Report, 1972-1979; Committees concerning the drafting of College regulations required under the new Charter and Statutes, 1977-1980; Committee structure of the College, 1978-1988; new faculty of Theology on reunification with the College, 1976-1977; the Flowers Report concerning medical education in London, 1979-1981; scheme for the integration of St Thomas' Medical School, Westminster Medical School and the Biological and Medical Departments of King's College London to form a School of Biology and Medicine, 1969-1972; proposed amalgamation of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies with King's College London, 1971-1976; reunification of King's College London and King's College Hospital Medical School, 1981-1983; merger of King's College London and Bedford College, 1981-1982; merger of King's, Queen Elizabeth and Chelsea Colleges, 1983-1985; Assistant Secretary's general correspondence and papers, 1982-1985; the development of the sites of King's, Queen Elizabeth and Chelsea Colleges, 1982-1983, and the College's Development Plan, 1985 (KAS/GC2). Correspondence with the University of London, 1901-1954, 1966-1988; correspondence and notices of Senate proceedings and resolutions, 1910-1918, 1934-1942; reports of the Delegacy to the Senate, 1911-1918, 1934-1914, and to the Court, 1929-1946; membership of the Delegacy and College representation on University of London boards and committees, 1939-1960; membership of Senate Committees and electoral procedures, 1978-1983; King's College London's submissions to the Robbins and Murray Committees, 1961-1972; reports and correspondence relating to the University of London Act 1978, 1974-1978; response to new statutes, 1976-1983; correspondence and papers relating to student discipline, 1968-1979; response to the University of London Committee on Academic Organisation, 1980-1982; registration of teachers, appointment of staff and conferment of titles, 1890-1918; registration of students, 1909-1921; University of London inspections on King's College London teaching and equipment; 1909-1910, 1932-1939, 1949-1950 (KAS/GC3). Papers and correspondence relating to the allocation, application and appeals for Treasury and Board of Education grants, 1889-1918; Treasury Commissioner Inspections, 1889-1904; returns to the Board of Education and University Grants Committee for the annual report to Parliament, 1897-1921; response to the Board of Education's proposals to revise secondary school examinations, 1913-1918; correspondence, minutes and papers relating to University Grants Committee visits and meetings, 1921-1934, 1950-1983; University Grants Committee accounts of air-raid damage repairs, 1938-1945; papers relating to Quinquennium reports, 1947-1961, 1966-1980; circulars from Science Research Councils, 1976-1981; correspondence with London County Council and reports notably relating to grants, scholarships, bursaries, appointments and teachers' classes, 1894-1927 (KAS/GC4). Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals' general correspondence, circulars and reports relating to the National Union of Students, College societies, tuition fees, data protection, finance and higher education, 1954-1982 (KAS/GC5).

King's College London College Secretary, 1828-

CHARTERS & STATUTES: Queen Elizabeth College legal records

  • Q/CSA
  • Collection
  • 1911-1985

Queen Elizabeth College charters, statutes and by-laws including a copy of the 1955 Royal Charter and subsequent amendments and incorporating the College Statutes, 1955-1981 (Ref: Q/CSA1); Queen Elizabeth College By-Laws, 1956-1976 (Ref: Q/CSA2).

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985

EXAMINATIONS: Queen Elizabeth College student results

  • Q/ER
  • Collection
  • 1908-1966

King's College for Women, King's College of Household and Social Science and Queen Elizabeth College Examination Results, 1908-1966 (Ref: Q/ER, 1999 QAR). Records consists of session results, 1908-1959; records of students' examination marks, 1925-1943; terminal examination results, 1943-1962; mark lists, 1962-1965; mid-sessional and final marks, 1967; BSc examination results, 1952-1966 (Ref: Q/ER); examination results and question papers, 1931-1976, examination results and marks, 1933-1973; (Ref: 1999 QAR/1-5). Courses covered in this series include Sister Tutors, one and two-year courses, Diplomas, and BSc Intermediate, Part I and terminal degree results. Information typically given consists of students' name, percentages for subjects taken, final results, and some examination question papers.

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985

EXAMINATIONS: Queen Elizabeth College question papers

  • Q/EX
  • Collection
  • 1923-1985

Queen Elizabeth College examination question papers, 1923-1985, constituting an incomplete series of bound BSc examination question papers, 1923, 1970-1985; MSc Nutrition question papers, 1969-1984; undergraduate and postgraduate Manpower Studies examination question papers, 1977-1985; a timetable for BSc exams, 1940.

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985

LECTURES: Queen Elizabeth College event literature

  • Q/LEC
  • Collection
  • 1934-1978

Queen Elizabeth College lectures contains printed and typescript papers, notices and tickets for Inaugural lectures, 1949-1972 (Ref: Q/LEC1-2); notices, invitations and tickets for public lectures and events, 1934-1970 (Ref: Q/LEC3); notices for General Studies lectures, 1968-1972 (Ref: Q/LEC4); lecture papers of Dr Neville Marsh, Department of Physiology at Queen Elizabeth College, 1963-1978 (Ref: Q/LEC5)

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985

OBITUARIES: Queen Elizabeth College staff records

  • Q/OB
  • Collection
  • 1955-1963

Queen Elizabeth College obituaries and press cuttings, 1908-1986, notably including obituaries of a number of former staff of Queen Elizabeth and its predecessors, 1955-1963; bound volumes of press cuttings containing often detailed notices, news stories and features concerning the Department/College from newspapers including The Times, Morning Post and Spectator, covering topics such as the education of women, the teaching of household science internationally, awards, new buildings and wartime disruption, 1908-1986; volumes of cuttings on cooking and recipes from newspaper columns, 1927-1932.

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985

MARSH, Neville (b 1943)

  • Q/PP3
  • Collection
  • 1963-1986

The papers of Neville Marsh comprise the manuscript of his history of Queen Elizabeth College with copies of the published work and correspondence connected with its research and publication, 1985-1986; draft lectures by Marsh on blood pressure, circulation and kidney function, 1963-[1981].

Marsh, Neville Alexander, b 1943, lecturer in physiology

COPPING, Alice Mary (1906-1996)

  • Q/PP4
  • Collection
  • 1921-1985

Papers of Alice Mary Copping, 1921-1985, relating to nutrition, comprising correspondence, research papers and publications. Correspondence notably includes letters regarding Dame Harriet Chick, including a letter from P M Victory at The British Nutrition Foundation, thanking Copping for forwarding Chick's introduction to a lecture and for Copping's participation in a lecture, 1975; a letter from Dr George Pitt of The British Journal of Nutrition thanking Copping for a photograph of Chick, enclosed with the letter, 1978; correspondence also includes letters from A N Duckham of University of Reading, 1973-1978 and Sue Papworth of ASP Biological and Medical Press B V, 1976 both regarding the publication of 'Food production and consumption: The efficiency of human food chains and nutrient cycles', which contains a chapter written by Copping.The collection also includes published articles by Copping notably including 'Planning Nutrition Education in Developing Countries', 1968 and 'Nutrition and Growth', 1964; publications from institutions including Lister Institute of Preventative Medicine, including 'Monkey welfare' by E M Hume, 1956 and copies of Nutrition History Notes, 1979-1985 and other newsletters. The collection also includes glass slides labelled 'pantotheine', housed in envelopes addressed to Copping. Pantotheine is a derivative of pantothenic acid (vitamin E), these slides reflect Copping's interest and research in vitamins and nutrition.The collection also contains publications regarding nutrition worldwide including dietry surveys of Indians and Fijians and a section concerning Vienna, comprising an article entitled 'Ætiology of Rickets in infants: Prophylactic and Curative Observations at the Vienna University Kinderklinik', by Harriette Chick and others, 1922 and 'Hunger- Osteomalacia in Vienna, 1920. Its relation to diet', by Elsie J Danyell and Harriette Chick, 1921 and four black and white photographs depicting undernourished children in Vienna, [1921-1922].

Copping, Alice Mary, 1906-1996, lecturer at Queen Elizabeth College

SERIALS & PERIODICALS: Queen Elizabeth College printed materials

  • Q/SER
  • Collection
  • 1920-1985

Queen Elizabeth College serial publications, including the magazine of the Household and Social Science Department at King’s College for Women, 1920-1928 and the magazine of King’s College of Household and Social Science, 1929-1951 (Ref: Q/SER1); Queen Elizabeth College Students’ Union magazines and handbooks, 1957-1978; (Ref: Q/SER/2); the college magazine of Queen Elizabeth College IOTA, 1970-1973 (Ref: Q/SER3); serials of Queen Elizabeth College Computer Management Committee and the Computer Unit, 1967-1975 (Ref: Q/SER/4); Queen Elizabeth College _Principal’s Newsletter_s, 1979-1984 (Ref: Q/SER5). <em>iota< em=""></em>iota<>

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985

SYLLABUSES & PROSPECTUSES: Queen Elizabeth College printed material

  • Q/SYL
  • Collection
  • 1909-1985

Queen Elizabeth College Syllabuses and Prospectuses comprises a set of the Department/College's prospectuses for prospective students, with brochures covering the work of particular courses and specific qualifications and degrees, including Nutrition, Biology, Physiology and Mathematics, 1909-1985 (Ref: Q/SYL)

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985

LIBRARY: Queen Elizabeth College administrative records

  • QAL
  • Collection
  • 1905-1986

The records of Queen Elizabeth College Library include minutes, correspondence and publications, 1905-1986; notably an incomplete series of Library Committee minute books, 1905-1977 (Ref: QAL/M); loose minutes, correspondence and other papers concerned with the management and operation of the Library, in particular working party notes, policy documents, Library Committee papers, donations, accessions lists, finance, redevelopment, computing, and relating to the teaching of physics and social studies, 1962-1986 (Ref: 1992/QAL/F, QAL/F1); correspondence and architectural plans relating to the planning and development of a proposed new library, statistics and inspections, 1971-1979 (Ref: 1999/QAL); publications including copies of articles from a wide range of physiological and medical journals, mainly concerning obesity, hormonal and metabolic balance with the results of studies carried out on humans and rodents, 1912-1975 (Ref: QAL/PUB1); papers relating to catering, domestic planning and appliances, including on electric cookers and refrigerators, [1963-1970] (Ref: QAL/PUB2); Harrow Consumer Group publications including its magazine, Query, 1967-1971 (Ref: QAL/PUB3); publications concerned with recipes and diet and kitchen hygiene [1915-1960] (Ref: QAL/PUB4); pamphlets, brochures and other publications issued by the Government of Malawi and organisations in Rhodesia and Nigeria, on nutrition, health education, agricultural development and farming practices, 1969-1973 (QAL/PUB5).

Queen Elizabeth College Library, 1953-1985