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HOLDSWORTH, Edna (fl 1913-1928)

  • Q/PP2
  • Collection
  • 1913-1928

The papers of Edna Holdsworth, 1913-1928, comprise one file of correspondence and prospectus information relating to the student record of Edna Holdsworth, nee Johnson, who studied Household and Social Science at King's College for Women, Kensington, notably application letters, references and some printed information booklets and examination papers, 1915-1916.

Holdsworth, Edna, fl 1913-1928, nee Johnson, student

ADDRESS BOOKS: King's College for Women student records

  • KWA/RAD
  • Collection
  • 1894-1955

King's College for Women student address books, 1894-1917 (Ref: KWA/RAD), student address book, 1908-1955 (Ref: Q/RAD1). Information typically includes student addresses and courses being taken.

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985

BALL Edna Florence (1906-1984)

  • K/PP10
  • Collection
  • 1927-1931

Examination question papers and marked scripts for BSc General, together with question papers for the non-theological Association of King's College for Women, 1927-1929; various ephemera, 1927-1931, including notes and ticket for presentation ceremony and ticket for the unveiling of the war memorial tablet at Mitcham Athletic ground in London.

Ball, Edna Florence, 1906-1984, teacher

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

REGISTRY: Queen Elizabeth College student records

  • QAR/FP
  • Collection
  • 1918-1987

Household and Social Science Department, King's College for Women, King's College of Household and Social Science and Queen Elizabeth College student files, 1918-1987 (Ref: QAR/FP), Queen Elizabeth College student record cards [1960-1985] (Ref: QA/FPC). The level of information contained varies, but undergraduate files typically give the name and address of students, student number, transcript printout, 'A' Level results, description of course, course units and examination results for each session, value and grades, title of course, notification of student grant, total awarded and amount paid each term. Later files also include UCCA (Universities Central Council on Admissions) forms. Information contained in postgraduate files includes enrolment form, letter of acceptance, admission form, transcript information, Federal Government Scholarship form and correspondence. The record cards supplement the file series and generally include name, student number, photograph, nationality, date of birth, dates of entry and leaving, address, previous education, course units, values, grades and final degree result.

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985

PERSONNEL: Queen Elizabeth College staff records

  • QA/FP
  • Collection
  • 1909-1985

Staff files, 1909-1985, of Queen Elizabeth College and predecessor bodies, comprising Academic and Academic related staff files, 1909-1985 (Ref: QA/FPA); Manual and Technical staff files, 1919-1985 (Ref: QA/FPT); Clerical and Secretarial staff files, 1922-1985 (Ref: QA/FPC). Academic staff includes professors, lecturers, research staff and academic related staff such as senior administration officers and professional staff such as librarians. The Manual and Technical staff files include porters, catering and kitchen staff, laboratory and research technicians, cleaners, carpenters, nurses, telephonists and receptionists. The Clerical and Secretarial staff files include bursars, typists, clerks, secretaries, library assistants, administrative assistants and computer operators.

Queen Elizabeth College, Personnel Department

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

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

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

ATKINS, Sir John (1875-1963)

  • Q/PP1
  • Collection
  • 1911-1963

The papers of Sir John Atkins, 1911-1963, comprise memoranda and correspondence illustrative of the strategic development of the College through its various stages from its establishment as an independent institution in 1915 to the retirement of Atkins as Chairman of the College's Executive Committee in 1958, including draft speeches and notes on the history of the College.

Atkins, Sir John, 1875-1963, Knight, physician

FINANCE: Queen Elizabeth College records

  • QAF
  • Collection
  • 1913-1985

Financial records of Queen Elizabeth College and predecessor bodies, 1913-1985, comprising general ledgers, 1934-1973, departments ledgers, 1916-1953, College bodies ledgers, 1924-1954, pensions ledgers, 1924-1980, and Trusts ledgers, 1913-1984 (Ref: QA/L); general journals, 1914-1973, and pensions journals, 1931-1964 (Ref: QA/J); general cash books, 1934-1981, departments cash books, 1916-1953, College bodies cash books, 1924-1953, pensions cash books, 1921-1978, and Trusts cash books, 1913-1985 (Ref: QA/CB); general petty cash books, 1942-1973 (Ref: QA/PCB); wages books, 1946-1977 (Ref: QA/WB); salaries books, 1937-1969 (Ref: QA/SAB); student fees books, 1958-1975 (Ref: QA/SFB); committee books (accounts), 1964-1975 (Ref: QA/ACC); and accountant's records, 1923-1982, including statements of account and correspondence files, the subjects including College property, staff and pensions (Ref: QAF).

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985

MANSBRIDGE, Elsie Maria (1918-fl 1940)

  • Q/PP 5
  • Collection
  • 1937-1940

Papers of Elsie Maria Mansbridge [1937-1940] contain notebooks and textbooks from Mansbridge's studies at Queen Elizabeth College; specifically two leather bound note books printed with 'King's College of H.&S.S.' containing physiology notes, graphs and diagrams taken by Hedin [1936-1940]; one leather bound notebook labelled 'household arts and laundry, volumetric analysis, first year degree' [1937]; one large purple bound notebook labelled 'E.Hedin 2nd year degree gravimetric analysis' [1938]; one large green notebook engraved 'sectional book' and labelled 'Hedin Physics KCHSS Group B' containing notes and diagrams. The collection also contains first, second and fourth year exam papers, 1937-1940 and books concerning household studies and chemistry, many of which were written by members of staff from King's College London.

Mansbridge, Elsie Maria, nèe Hedin, 1918-fl 1940, student

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

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

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

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

COMMITTEES: Queen Elizabeth College governing body records

  • QA
  • Collection
  • 1911-1985

Minutes, 1911-1985, of Queen Elizabeth College and predecessor bodies, created by the Executive Committee, 1911-1929, and Council, 1929-1985 (Ref: QA/C/M); sub-committees of the Executive Committee and Council, 1911-1922, on appointments, buildings, scholarships, and the future of the Household and Social Science Department after 1922 (Ref: QA/CS/M); Finance Committee, 1917-1985 (Ref: QA/F/M), and Finance Sub-Committee, 1912-1913, 1916-1917 (Ref: QA/FS/M); Board of Principal Teachers, 1915-1918, and Academic Board, 1918-1985 (Ref: QA/AB/M); Timetable Committee, 1971-1985 (Ref: QA/TC/M); College Board of Examiners, 1968-1985 (Ref: QA/CB/M); Luncheon Club Committee, 1931-1975 (Ref: QA/LC/M); Academic Meetings, 1918-1984 (Ref: QA/AM/M); Trust Fund Committee, 1916-1939 (Ref: QA/TF/M); Organizing Committee, 1916-1917 (Ref: QA/OC/M); House Committee, 1917-1985 (Ref: QA/HC/M); agendas, minutes and papers of other committees, 1935-1985, the subjects including syllabi, development, salaries, examinations, grants, buildings, safety, and sports facilities (Ref: QA/MP); minutes of the Queen Elizabeth College Association of University Teachers local association, 1922-1985 (Ref: Q/AUT).

Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985