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WRIGGLESWORTH, John M (1941-2005)

  • C/PP5
  • Collection
  • 1963-1985

Papers of John M Wrigglesworth, 1963-1985, comprise records reflecting his role at Chelsea College, as Chair of the Association of University Teachers (AUT) and reflect his commitment to the College and biochemistry. The collection notably includes material regarding the threat of College closure (it eventually merged with King's College in 1985), including a copy of the petition by members of Chelsea College acting through the AUT, regarding six resolutions affecting the future structure and activities of the College, [1982]; the answer of the College to the petition of some of its members concerning the discontinuance of certain academic departments, [1982]; typewritten results of a College assembly regarding the proposed closure of the Liberal Education Department, 1982; correspondence between Laurie Sapper of the AUT and Norman M Waldron of the Chemistry Department of Chelsea College, regarding a petition concerning redundancy.

The collection also includes minutes of the Senate, October 1981-February 1982; Chelsea College of Science and Technology , 1963, a history of the College and its departments and a typewritten list of research degrees awarded in Biochemistry at Chelsea College, arranged by year of award. Also including two black and white photographs of groups of people, one inscribed 'Some aspects of modern biochemistry!!', the reverse of the photograph reads 'Swinburne, Stevens, Prenton, Howalt and David Peg', the second 'Stevenson, Martin, Jean, Spencer, Mrs Beard, Miss Young from Lyn Fitschen'.

Wrigglesworth, John M, 1941-2005, lecturer

REGISTRY: Chelsea College student records

  • CAR/FP
  • Collection
  • [1968]-1989

Chelsea College Registry undergraduate and postgraduate student files, 1979-1989 (Ref: CAR/FP), student record cards, [1968-1977] (Ref: CAR/FPC). File information varies, but typically contains some correspondence, an application form giving name, department, date of birth, address, year of entry, nationality, course title, previous education, student number, photograph, names of referees and source of finance. Some also contain transcript information giving course codes and marks, others include a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) file, or a withdrawal form, if applicable. Information contained on record cards typically includes name, date of birth, nationality, parents' occupation, matrimonial status, USR number, date of entry, field of study, permanent address, qualification sought, department, session, results, tutor, scholarships, qualification obtained, previous education and a photograph. Registry student information also includes University registrations, 1903-1936, 1946-1971 (Ref: CAR/RE).

Chelsea College Registry, 1972-1985

WORDSWORTH, Rt Rev John (1843-1911)

  • K/PP123
  • Collection
  • 1881-1911

Papers of John Wordsworth, 1881-1911, comprising manuscript texts of 395 sermons delivered at King's College London and elsewhere, 1881-1904, each annotated with dates and places of delivery; letters to the Reverend Henry Julian White concerning Wordsworth, copies of Wordsworth's obituaries, 1911; manuscript notebook, possibly by Wordsworth, concerning doctrinal themes, largely relating to the training and work of the clergy.

Wordsworth, John, 1843-1911, Bishop of Salisbury

WHITE, Margaret Mary (1914-1979)

  • K/PP155
  • Collection
  • 1929-c.1930

Papers of Margaret Mary White, 1929-1930, reflecting her training as a Civil Service telegraphist. Notably comprises documents relating to her time at St George's College including White's handwritten essays, 1929; report for Margaret White, 1930; application form for writing assistants examination, 1930; Journals, 1929-1930; St George's College Old Students' Association Application Form, 1930; college prospectus, 1930; St George's College Civil Service Series Writing Exercises, [1930]; handwritten notes on assignments for evening classes for open clerical class, writing assistants, limited clerical class and typists, 1930; English examination papers, [1930] and Civil Service Commission Examination papers for English, Geography, Handwriting, and Spelling, [1930]; Civil Service Commission offer of employment as female telegraphist, 1930; This collection also includes a photocopy of a photograph of White.

White, Margaret Mary, 1914-1979, student at St George's College

WILKINSON, Professor George Randall (1927-1989)

  • K/PP33
  • Collection
  • [1949]-1988

Papers, [1949]-1988, mainly relating to the teaching of physics at King's College, London, notably teaching notes, handouts and offprints of articles for use in lectures and tutorials, on subjects including Raman Spectroscopy, Microwave and Physics Frequency Spectroscopy, Solid State Physics, Hydrograph Bonding, and Modern Physics, [1950-1986]; two copies of the King's College London Physics Department Second Year Laboratory Manual; correspondence relating to references provided by Wilkinson [for his students], 1979-1988; notes, correspondence and papers relating to physics and chemistry syllabi, [1964-1971], including proposals for physics teaching; papers, [1949]-1969, on examination of students of chemistry and physics, including King's College and University of London exam papers, [1949-1966], and examples of physics exam questions at other London colleges, 1964; agenda, minutes and reports of King's College and Queen Elizabeth College Physics Department Staff Meetings, [1981-1987]; reports of the Development Planning Committee, 1969-1971; Annual Reports of the Physics Department Spectroscopy Group, 1959-1960 and 1962-1966. Papers relating to research funding, notably reports by Wilkinson on research proposals submitted to the Science Research Council, [1973], [1978], and [1981-1986]; files of correspondence and papers relating to Wilkinson's PhD students, notably David Meade and K J Dean, 1978-1985; papers relating to Science Research Council grants made to Wilkinson, [1950-1989]. Named files, containing correspondence, drawings, photographs and papers on various scientific subjects, especially relating to Raman Spectroscopy, largely containing offprints of articles by Wilkinson and others, [1960-1980]. Files of correspondence and papers relating to academic papers and articles written by Wilkinson, including a speech to the Indian Raman Conference; an article with W F Sherman and J S Budenheimer on 'High pressure studies on Hexamethyl Benzene'; the 'Chinese University Development Project Panel and Commission Report on solid state spectroscopy in physics at Sichuan University, Chengdu, China', May 1985; correspondence and proofs relating to a chapter by Wilkinson and W F Sherman on Raman Spectroscopy; correspondence with the Reverend Stanley H Williams concerning a proposed biography of W E Williams; correspondence with Pergamon Press relating to a new edition of the Encyclopedia of Physics . Papers, notes and drawings relating to scientific equipment, including a Dovesbury Synchrocyclotron, 1980-1981, a Spex Laser, 1978, a Carey 81 Laser, and an Ionised Argon Laser, 1954 and 1967. Personal files include information regarding Professor Sir John Randall, Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry at King's College, [1984], correspondence and papers relating to the Perkin Elmer Prize, 1987, copies of book reviews by Wilkinson, and a list of his papers published before 1978. The collection also contains 4 boxes of glass slides showing sample spectra.

Wilkinson, George Randall, 1927-1989, Professor of Physics

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

  • KAP
  • Collection
  • 1863-1997

The records of the Principal's Office, King's College London, comprise minutes, correspondence and memoranda, 1863-1997. These notably include minutes of the Delegacy of King's College School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1989-1990, and various committee minutes including those of the Health and Welfare Committee, Joint Medical Advisory Committee and the Committee for the London Institutes for Advanced Study, 1974-1990; a run of general correspondence relating to College business including staff salaries, property, events, scholarships and relations with other universities, 1944-1979; but also more specifically, personal correspondence with Principal Richard William Jelf, 1863-1864; correspondence and papers on quinquennia and outlining the strategic direction of the College and constituent academic departments, including merger negotiations and the College Charter, 1933-1992; Principal's files relating to named departments, faculties and schools, including the United Medical and Dental Schools Merger, 1988-1997; correspondence on students including named individuals, the Student's Union and some pass lists, 1946-1979; correspondence concerning staff appointments, including professorial and other senior vacancies such as Secretaryship and Principalship, individual Chairs, salary scales, sabbaticals and staff-student relations, 1920-1997, correspondence concerning scholarships and awards, 1988-1997; papers relating to College property including proposals for the redevelopment of the College in Bloomsbury, expansion into Somerset House, Strand, and student residences, 1920-1985; minutes and correspondence concerning College libraries including the Ronald Burrows Memorial Library, 1931- 1977; correspondence and papers on the management of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, including with donors, 1977-1994; correspondence concerning hospitality and entertainment including Fellows' dinners and graduations, public and inaugural lectures, orations, royal visits and student events, 1946-1997; correspondence and papers charting the relationship of King's with the federal University of London, including Heads of Schools and reports on teaching, post-war reconstruction and the future of Goldsmith's College, 1943-1987; assorted memoranda, 1896-1978.

King's College London Principal's Office, 1831-

REGISTRY: King's College London student records

  • KAR/FP
  • Collection
  • 1937-1991

King's College London undergraduate student files, 1937, 1941, 1949-1951, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963-1967, 1969-1972, 1976-1991 (Ref: KAR/FP), postgraduate student files, 1958, 1967, 1969-1971 (Ref: KAR/FPPG), Postgraduate Certificate of Education PGCE student files, 1978, 1981-1985, 1987-1988 (Ref: KAR/PGCE), PGCE enrolment forms, 1987-1988 (Ref: KAR1/FP), European Young Lawyers Course student files, 1983-1985 (Ref: KAR/EYLC). This series covers all subjects and includes withdrawals and non-award students. Files for students whose degree spanned the merger of King's with Chelsea and Queen Elizabeth in 1985 have been incorporated into this series. Undergraduate records from 1937-1972 consist mainly of a letter of confirmation. Later files for both undergraduates and postgraduates contain a Universities Central Council on Admissions (UCCA) form, enrolment forms and course unit registration forms. Many undergraduate files for 1986 contain only enrolment forms for the final year.

King's College London Registry, 1914-

REGISTRY: King's College London student lists

  • KAR/CL
  • Collection
  • 1985-1989

KQC (King's, Queen's and Chelsea) student listings and University of London transcript printouts, 1985-1989. Information typically contained on the transcripts includes name, matriculation number, date of birth, nationality, home and term-time address, previous education, transferrals, major and minor subjects, marks, value, degree awarded, date of award and comments.

King's College London Registry, 1914-

STEEVENS, Arthur Ewart (1906-1973)

  • K/PP250
  • Collection
  • 1925 - 1930

Plans, photographs and promotional literature, 1925-1930, relating to Steevens' work as Clerk of Works, Bush House West Wing (later renamed North West Wing) extension, 1927-1928.

Steevens, Arthur Ewart, 1906-1973, architect and builder

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