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ARTS: King's College London faculty records

  • KFA
  • Collection
  • 1898-1995

The records of the Faculty of Arts/School of Humanities at King's College London comprise minutes, correspondence and other papers, 1898-1995. These notably include bound Faculty Board minutes covering academic issues such as teaching, examinations and staffing, 1898-1989; minutes of the Humanities Computer Users' Committee with supporting materials, 1990-1993; correspondence on the relationship between the School and the Library, including School of Humanities Library Committee minutes, 1989-1993; research grant applications, proposals and costings, financial forecasts and budgetary planning for the School, 1990-1993; statistics on staff-student ratios and examination results within the various constituent departments of the Faculty, 1982-1985; typescript memorandum relating to the relocation of the College to Bristol during World War Two and air raid protection, 1941; papers relating to the Graduate School of the Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture, 1994-1995; Faculty photographs of class intakes, 1965-1973.

King's College London Faculty of Arts

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

MORRISON, George Ernest (1862-1920)

  • K/PP140
  • Collection
  • 1668-1685

Papers, 1668-1685, from George Ernest Morrison's collection relating to the activities of Jesuit missionaries, principally in the Far East, including a legal document on Roman Catholic martyrs in Flanders, Japan, England and elsewhere, signed by the notary Hermanus Bex and others and with the great seal of the City of Liege, 1668, and correspondence and other documents concerning missions including transcripts of petitions protesting against the activities of the Vicars Apostolic, and in favour of the Jesuits, of Christians in Cochin China (Annam) and Indochina, 1681-1682.

Morrison, George Ernest, 1862-1920, foreign correspondent of The Times

SCULLARD, Professor Howard Hayes (1903-1983)

  • K/PP35
  • Collection
  • [1890-1900]

Papers, [1909] and 1930-[1975], relating to Scullard's published work, notably lists of contributors and articles for the first edition, [1938], and correspondence with contributors to the second edition, 1964-1965, of the Oxford classical dictionary (Clarendon, Oxford, 1949 and 1970); annotated photocopy of typescript of The elephant in the Greek and Roman world (Thames and Hudson, 1974), [1973-1974], with notes especially relating to illustrations, [1973-1974], and various offprints of articles on elephants in the ancient world, [1948-1950]; proof copies of Scipio Africanus in the Second Punic War (University Press, Cambridge, 1930), and Scipio Africanus: soldier and politician (Thames and Hudson, London, 1970), with a manuscript of the former, [1930], and notes, [1930-1970] on Scipio and Spain; incomplete typescript of a work entitled 'Scipio Africanus: politics and reform', [1970]; offprints of articles written by Scullard for the Encyclopedia Britannica (Encyclopedia Britannica Company, London and New York), 1967 and 1974; correspondence and notes relating to Roman history articles written by Scullard for Collier's Encyclopedia (P.F. Collier and Son, New York), 1960; school essay by Scullard on 'The comic element in the literature of Greece and Rome', [1909], and incomplete annotated typescript [on the same subject], [1930-1940], possibly part of Scullard's History of the Roman world from 753 to 146 BC (Methuen, London, 1935); papers, 1954 and [1973-1975], relating to Scullard's revision of A history of Rome down to the reign of Constantine (Macmillan, London, 1954) by Max Cary, including typescripts, annotated proofs, and a printed copy of the original work; a printed copy of the 3rd edition of A history of the Roman world from 753 to 146 BC (Methuen, London, 1963). Papers, [1925-1970], relating to Scullard's teaching career, including teaching and lecture notes on Greek and Roman history, [1926-1970]; typescript book lists and study schemes for courses on Ancient History and Ancient Political Ideas [at King's College London], [1958-1960]; notes taken by Scullard from lectures by Professor Frank Ezra Adcock, Professor of Ancient History at King's College, Cambridge, [1925-1951]; memorabilia, 1938 and 1976-1977, relating to New College, London, including programmes, menu, and reports relating to its closure in 1977. Publications by, or relating to, Scullard's father, the Reverend Herbert Hayes Scullard, Free Church Minister at Howard Congregational Church, Bedford, and Professor of Church History at New and Hackney College, London University, mainly comprising copies of Life of John Howard the philanthropist (1911), 1907-1911. Three photograph albums, containing photographs of a tour in Norway, British and French towns and cities, and views of the Lake District and Scottish Highlands, [1890-1900].

Scullard, Howard Hayes, 1903-1983, Professor of Ancient History

FIELD, Maj Harry Gooding (1866-1946)

  • K/PP112
  • Collection
  • 1866-1946

Typescript copy of the memoirs of Harry Gooding Field entitled 'Adventures in Finance', 21 Oct 1942, detailing his accountancy career working in Canada, the United States, Malaysia and Singapore, with copies of birth, marriage and death certificate and other official documents relating to Harry Gooding Field.

Field, Harry Gooding, 1866-1946, accountant

LEETE, David L (b 1918)

  • K/PP42
  • Collection
  • 1929

Two scrapbooks, 1938-1940, relating to student life at King's College London and at Bristol University during the evacuation of the College there, containing photographs, newspaper cuttings, programmes and Christmas cards; material relating to a 1990 reunion and a special degree presentation ceremony in 1992; bound copies of The King's Engineer , 1937-1941, and the King's College Review , 1937-1941; mounted photographs showing the Engineering finalists, 1940-1941, and the Engineering students returning from a parade to the Daily Herald offices with Reggie [the lion and King's College mascot], 1938, with a medallion presented to Leete for rescuing Reggie from kidnap by Bristol students during a Union Society debate, Nov 1940. Books relating to the history of King's College, namely King's College Engineering Society, 1847-1957 (Private, London, 1957), by William Oswald Skeat, and The Centenary history of King's College London, 1828-1928 , 1929, by Fossey John Cobb Hearnshaw.

Leete, David L, b 1918

MILLINGEN, Professor Alexander Van (1840-1915)

  • K/PP139
  • Collection
  • c1870s-c1900s

Papers of Alexander Van Millingen on history, architecture and archaeology, c1870s-c1900s (mostly undated), relating mainly to Constantinople and Byzantium but also to Biblical history, Greek and Roman history, history of philosophy and religion, early church history, and history of art, and including manuscript notes (some in notebooks), manuscript and typescript drafts, news cuttings, sketches, transcriptions and rubbings of inscriptions, and a few items of personal material, notably financial accounts and address books; photographs (some labelled as unpublished), plate proofs and sketches of buildings and monuments, and reproductions of inscriptions, including the walls of Constantinople and churches including Saint Eirene, Theodore, Theodosia, Sergios and Bacchos, Peter and Mark, Andrew in Krisis, Ioannes in Troullos, Christos in Chora, and Pantokrator (some items are endorsed with notes); photograph album of people and places in France, Germany, Italy, Austria, England, Montenegro, India, Tunis and Malta, 1889-1895 (where dated); plans of buildings, comprising the Egyptian obelisk in the Hippodrome, Constantinople, and the churches Saint Mary Mouchliotissa, Thekla, Mary Panachrantos, Peter and Mark, Mary Diaconissa, Theodosia, Saviour Pantepoptes, Theodore Thetiro, Mary Pammakaristos, John the Baptist of the Studion, the Church of the Myrelaion, the Monastir Mesjedi, the Refectory of the Monastery of Manuel, the Bogdan Serai, the Sanjakdar Mesjedi, and the Balaban Aga Mesjedi.

Millingen, Alexander, Van, 1840-1915, Professor of History

PRESTAGE, Professor Edgar (1869-1951)

  • K/PP74
  • Collection
  • 1881-1949

Papers of Edgar Prestage, 1881-1949, largely relating to his work on the history of Portugal, 16th-19th centuries. Letters to Prestage from various correspondents, 1886-1948 and undated, relate to a variety of subjects pertaining to his work, publications and translations, sources and interpretation, and also to acquaintances and contemporaries, other publications, and some personal matters such as correspondents' health and families, and include six letters from Fortunato de Almeida, 1917-1933 and undated; 24 letters from Joao Lucio de Azevedo, 1914-1933 and undated; 13 letters from Pedro Augusto de S Bartolomeu de Azevedo, 1910-1927 and undated; six letters from Henrique de Gama Barros, 1908-1925; five letters from Carlos Roma du Bocage, 1915-1918; three letters from Sir Richard Francis Burton, 1888-1889, and 12 letters from Lady Isabel Burton, 1894-1896, relating to Sir Richard's translation of Camoens; 22 letters from Julio de Castilho, 1908-1918; nine letters from Harold Castle, 1903-1906; six letters from Fidelino de Figueiredo, 1911-1918 and undated; eight letters from James Fitzmaurice-Kelly, 1905-1919; five letters from Anselmo Braamcamp Freire, 1905-1919; two letters from Pieter Geyl, 1923, 1926; letter from William Ewart Gladstone, 1893, congratulating Prestage on Letters of a Portuguese nun ; ten letters from Edward Heawood, 1922-1933; letter from Benjamin Jowett, 1887, explaining entrance examinations at Oxford; five letters from Margery Lane, 1927 and undated; six letters from Manuel de Oliveira Lima, 1910-1927; two letters, 1928, 1932, from Manuel II, King of Portugal, concerning the monarch's bibliography of early Portuguese books; eight letters from Jacinto Octavio Picon, 1911-1920; seven letters from Jacinto Inacio de Brito Rebelo, 1895-1908; eight letters from Jaime Batalha Reis, 1894-1896, 1904-1905, 1922; 12 letters from Francisco Rodrigues, 1913-1918, 1930 and undated; two letters from John Ruskin, 1886 and undated, on the study of architecture; seven letters from Antonio Maria Jose de Melo Cesar e Meneses, 5th Conde de Sabugosa, 1905-1913; five letters from Luis Teixeira de Sampayo, 1921-1928; letter from Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel, 1905, congratulating Prestage on Eca de Queiroz's The sweet miracle ; five letters from Georg Schurhammer, 1930-1936; five letters from Wilhelm Storck, 1894-1895; five letters from Herbert Thurston, 1905-1913; ten letters from Pedro Tovar de Lemos, 2nd Conde de Tovar, 1916-1927 and undated; 13 letters from Carolina Michaelis de Vasconcellos, 1895-1896, 1907-1922, and 11 letters from her husband, Joaquim de Vasconcellos, 1897, 1908-1925; six letters from Afonso Lopes Vieira, 1910, 1914, 1927 and undated; five letters from Tomas Maria de Almeida Manuel de Vilhena, 8th Conde de Vila Flor, 1925-1929 and undated; letter from Oscar O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, [1892], regretting he cannot send a copy of his unnamed play (perhaps Lady Windermere's Fan ) as it has not yet been published. There is also a letter of 1881 from Antonio Candido Goncalves Crespo to Maria Amalia Vaz de Carvalho (father and mother of Prestage's wife). Ephemera includes signatures of Gomes Eannes Azurara, William Wordsworth, [? Isaac] Disraeli and Samuel Wilberforce; Christmas cards; the visiting card of S T P Kruger, President of the Transvaal Republic, 1903; menus, including the House of Commons Coronation luncheon in Westminster Hall, 1902; a ticket to the coronation of Edward VII, 1902; and an invitation to a party at Windsor Castle, 1912. Otherwise the collection comprises research notes and transcriptions on various subjects and sources, including Restoration period Portugal; Sousa Coutinho; Portuguese in Africa, Brazil and Asia; the War of the Spanish Succession; 17th century Portuguese history, including diplomacy; the sermons of Father Antonio Vieira SJ; Portuguese bibliographies prepared by Prestage; annotated typescripts on the Portuguese in Abyssinia down to 1543, aspects and results of Portuguese colonisation, and Portuguese reminiscences (1948); Prestage's 'The Mode of Government in Portugal during the Restoration Period'; photographs of Portuguese fortresses in Morocco; notebook on 'Analyse das "Cartas Familiares" '; copies of letters of F de Sousa, including his embassies to France and Rome; copies of letters of Sir R Southwell, English ambassador to Lisbon; material relating to relations between Spain and Portugal; pamphlets and articles of Prestage; proofs for a chapter entitled 'L'Intevention Anglaise dans la Peninsule Iberique', in an envelope addressed to Prestage and labelled 'D Fernando & the Holy See by E Perroy'.

Prestage, Edgar, 1869-1951, Professor of Portuguese, historian

TOMALIN, Ruth (1919-2012)

  • K/PP110
  • Collection
  • 1938-2003

One file comprising a copy transcript of Ruth Tomalin's diary, May-Dec 1938 as a Journalism student at King's College London, with brief notes on College lectures attended and giving an interesting flavour of student life in London during the late 1930s with descriptions of West End theatre productions, parties and the geography of London; lecture notes in two notebooks, 1938; copies of press articles by Ruth Tomalin, 1938-1945; colour copy of the cover for Green ink (written as Ruth Leaver, Harrap, 1951); first edition of The sound of pens (written as Ruth Leaver, Blackie, London, 1955), which includes a fictionalised version of of King's College as 'Thames College' (pp 28-30); copy of Garden house diaries: life on a country estate, 1930-1945 (Ruth Tomalin, Quercus Press, Eastbourne, 2003).

Numerous publications include: All souls (Faber and Faber, london, 1952), The garden house (Faber and Faber, London, 1964), Long since (Faber, 1989), Away to the west (Faber and Faber, London, 1972).

Tomalin, Ruth, 1919-2012, author

AITKEN, William Francis (fl 1900-1936)

  • K/PP182
  • Collection
  • 1919-1936

Notebook entitled 'Literature' with alphabetical bibliography and shorthand notes on Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire; letter from Helen Waddell to Aitken, 11 Apr 1933, about a poem of Peter Abelard; manuscript and typescript notes on William Shakespeare; fragments of an article on an edition of Michel de Montaigne; file of printed material, mostly comprising undated lectures on Shakespeare by Cumberland Clark, article on Shakespeare's London by Wilson Benington, Pall Mall Magazine , Aug 1912, and related ephemera; file of press cuttings, mainly relating to book reviews on the works of Shakespeare and Shakespeare's London, 1919-1936.

Aitken, William Francis, fl 1900-1936, author and editor

BOWEN, John Edmund (b 1885)

  • K/PP87
  • Collection
  • 1911-1912

The papers of John Edmund Bowen consist of two manuscript notebooks containing notes on lectures delivered by Professor Joseph John Thomson, Cavendish Professor of Physics at Cambridge, 1911-1912. Bowen's notes consist of detailed summaries of Thomson's lectures on subjects including the discharge of electricity through gases, recombination of ions, recent developments in researches on light and electricity, scattering of electromagnetic radiation and the quantum theory of light.

Bowen, John Edmund, b 1885, Physics lecturer

BRITISH COMMITTEE FOR THE REUNIFICATION OF THE PARTHENON MARBLES

  • BCRPM
  • Collection
  • 1820-2004

Papers of the British Committee for the Restitution of the Parthenon (Elgin) Marbles, (BCRPM), 1820-2004 including press releases, copies of newspaper cuttings and correspondence chiefly between Eleni Cubitt and Anthi Poulos Jones, Chairman and General Counsel for the Committee on the Parthenon. Reports, newsletters and correspondence to government officials seeking support, the latter mainly from David Hill, Director of International Affairs for the Australian Committee for the Restoration of the Parthenon Marbles. Photocopy of Report from the Select Committee on 'The Earl of Elgin's collection of Sculptured Marbles' , Mar 1816. Correspondence and reports from Hansard relating to early day motions concerning the Marbles and brief lists of debates on the Marbles in Commons and Lords, 1816-1999. Correspondence and data relating to surveys of MPs on their support for the return of the Marbles, 1984 and 2001. Press releases, correspondence, reports and proceedings relating to the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee on 'Cultural Property: Return and Illicit Trade.' Correspondence, press releases and press cuttings relating to 'Parthenon 2004', campaigning for the British Government to agree for the temporary return and display of the Marbles to Greece in time for the 2004 Olympics. Correspondence, exhibition texts, list of photographs, etc, relating to the touring exhibition 'Stones of No Value, Monuments of the Gods', 1998-1999. Papers and reports relating to meetings of the UNESCO 'Intergovernmental Committee for promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of origin or its Restitution in Case of Illicit Appropriation', 1980-2003. Papers, correspondence and newspaper articles relating to publication of book by William St Clair, Lord Elgin and the Marbles , particularly on the controversy surrounding the restoration of the Marbles by the British Museum which removed their original surface finish, 1998-2001. Publications and press cuttings on the Parthenon marbles, 1998-2003. Photographs, chiefly of BCRPM exhibitions. British Museum study on cleaning the Marbles, 1932. Papers relating to exhibitions and other BCRPM publicity and financial papers including accounts, 1993-2001.

British Committee for the Restitution of the Parthenon Marbles

BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES: King's College London Environmental Research Group records

  • KSBHS/ERG
  • Collection
  • 1993-2005

Collection comprises data gathered by the Environmental Research Group, 1993-2005, on air quality in the following regions and counties: Greater London, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Sussex and Kent. Also, annual reports of the London Air Quality Network, Air Quality in London , (South East Institute of Public Health), Feb 1944-2005.

King's College London School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Environmental Research Group

COLEMAN, Millicent Lucy (1910-1990)

  • K/PP88
  • Collection
  • 1842-1989

The papers of Kathleen and Millicent Coleman comprise three classes of material: the private papers of the sisters and the Coleman family, 1842-1957; records relating to the National Children's Home, 1935-1981 largely CLOSED; and the Pestalozzi Village Trust, 1948-1989. Personal papers include a diary and pharmacopoeias, correspondence, examination certificates, photographs and printed books, 1842-1957, notably including a detailed manuscript medical diary describing life on board ship and a medical practice in Africa, 1842-1844, probably compiled by John Albert Sidney Coleman, grandfather of Kathleen and Millicent Coleman; pharmacopoeias containing remedies and prescriptions, with printed pharmacopoeias, compiled by Mark Coleman and others, reflecting the transition of the Coleman family business from patent remedies to modern pharmacy, 1851-1894; correspondence with Kathleen and Millicent Coleman, mainly descriptions of daily life in the National Children's Home and describing psychological testing of the children, 1927-1948 (CLOSED); family correspondence and legal documents including letting agreements and deeds of partnership, the will of Mathew Coleman, the sisters' great uncle, and relating to their father and his career, letters containing family news and gossip, 1845-1928; examination certificates and prize lists relating to the education of Kathleen and Millicent Coleman, 1922-1933; photographs of the Coleman family during the 1890s, during World War One and of Kathleen and Millicent Coleman on holiday, [1928], of Lady Eleanor Holles School, 1921-1933, group photographs of students and staff in King's College London Department of History, 1929-1955, photographs of various National Children's Home establishments, 1934-1957; a small collection of printed books concerned with the history, customs and government of London and the Home Counties, [1945-1985] (Boxes 70-74, now on open access in the Archive reading room).

The CLOSED records of the National Children's Home, 1935-1981, notably comprising Vocational Guidance Record Sheets, consisting of files on individual children that included intelligence test results, memory tests and individual comments, arranged in alphabetical order, 1938-1964 (Boxes 1-23); test results and evaluations of named children for tests organised by the National Institute of Industrial Psychology including the Porteus Maze Test and scoring sheets, 1957-1960 (Boxes 24-28); psychological evaluations of children at different branches of the children's home, notably in Cardiff, Harpenden, Nottingham and Glasgow, including individual test results and assessments with broad statistics and educational recommendations by visitors, 1942-1963 (Boxes 29-40); pupil record cards containing biographical information, aptitude tests and psychological test results for children at various homes, [1948-1960] (Boxes 41-42); material relating to the Brentwood College of Education including a working party on syllabuses, staff lists, the relationship with the University of London Institute of Education, manuscript notes and some psychological test results of children engaged in the so-called Gifted Child Study, 1971-1974 (Boxes 43-44); material relating to vocational aptitude and the placement of older children in trades and professions such as the armed forces and Civil Service, notably including psychologists' reports, 1935-1965 (Boxes 45-56); questionnaires of 18 year-old former residents conducted in 1954-1956 (Box 57); material relating to European refugees resident in the NCH including named children and correspondence with the Central Committee for Refugees, 1942-1949 (Boxes 58-59); general correspondence with Millicent Coleman relating to local authorities, staff and the emigration of children to Australia, 1951-1962; manuscript visitation report book assessing particular homes, 1946-1949; report on the incidence of enuresis (incontinence) in homes, 1946-1950; publicity material mainly created at the time of the centenary and on other children's charities, 1951-1981; careers and apprenticeship literature, 1938-1954; photographs and negatives of students and buildings, 1938-1939 (Boxes 60-62); psychological testing materials including test cards displaying words and pictures, [1958] (Boxes 63-69).

The records of the Pestalozzi Village Trust, 1948-1989, comprise typescript notes compiled by Millicent Coleman, who served on its governing Council. These consist mainly of Council minutes and supporting material, 1948-1989; Committee minutes including Finance and Management Committees, 1953-1985; Annual Reports and Accounts, 1961-1974; policy reports on the development and strategic direction of the Village, 1959-1973; correspondence with Millicent Coleman regarding Trust business and liaison with the National Children's Home, 1953-1985.

Coleman, Millicent Lucy, 1910-1990, psychologist

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-

FURNIVALL, Frederick James (1825-1910)

  • K/PP132
  • Collection
  • 1760

Papers, 1841-1967, including: correspondence and papers relating to Furnivall's family, his inheritance and the family home, Great Fosters House, Egham, Surrey, 1865-1926; papers relating to Furnivall's university education, including notes of Professor Thomas Graham's lectures on chemistry and Professor Henry Malden's lectures on the Greek language, University College London, 1841-1842; personal accounts, invoices and receipts, 1863-1908; correspondence to and from friends and acquaintances, 1865-1910, including William Woodham Webb, Walter Brindley Slater, George Edward Cockayne, Thomas Arnold and Beatrice Harraden; Teena Rochfort-Smith. A Memoir , publication paying tribute to Furnivall's mistress, 1883; photographic images of Furnivall, 1876-[1910]; papers relating to the study of philology and the Philological Society, 1858-1909, notably letters and publications concerning the New English Dictionary , 1859-1909; journals, correspondence, lecture notes and printed material relating to the Working Men's College, education and social reform, 1842-1912; papers relating to the Early English Text Society, 1865-1910, notably letters from Walter William Skeat concerning the editing and publication of William Langland's Piers Plowman , 1866; correspondence, proofs, notes relating to the Chaucer Society, 1866-1900; papers relating to the Ballad Society, 1867-1875, principally correspondence and proofs concerning the publication of Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript , 1867-1868; correspondence and notes regarding the formation of the proposed Lydgate and Occleve Society, 1872; correspondence, publications and proofs relating to the New Shakspere Society, 1873-1886; articles and printed circulars relating to an acrimonious dispute with Algernon Swinburne, 1876-1881; notes of lectures on Shakespeare and Elizabethan literature given by Furnivall, John Llewellyn Davies, John Wesley Hales, George MacDonald and William Spalding, 1874-1876; papers relating to the Browning Society, 1881-1967, notably Woodburytype image of Robert Browning, 1881; Browning Society proceedings, entertainment programmes and papers, 1884-1892; two letters from Robert Browning, 1874-1888; letters from Alma Forman [Alma Murray] concerning the Browning Society's theatre productions, 1885-1888; correspondence relating to a lawsuit brought by Leonard Outram, 1886-1888; prospectus, reports, letters and newspaper cuttings relating to Shelley and the Shelley Society, 1886-1892; publications relating to Thomas James Wise's Ashley Library, 1887-1895; correspondence relating to fundraising for the Maurice Rowing Club, 1886-1887; correspondence and newspaper cuttings relating to the debate over the superiority of sculls over oars, 1886; letters, memoranda and bills of sales relating to the purchase and repair of boats and sculls, 1886-1889; photographic postcards of the Hammersmith Girls Sculling Club [later the Furnivall Sculling Club], 1907; leaflets, prospectuses and letters relating to other societies, 1870-1910; obituaries and memorials to Furnivall, 1910-1949; miscellaneous material including Genuine and Curious Memoirs of the Famous Captain Thurot by John Francis Durand. (London: J Burd & J Williams, 1760) and Pigot & Co's New Map of the Environs of London Extending 14 Miles round St Paul's in Every Direction , 1832.

Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910, scholar, editor and oarsman

BOXER, Professor Charles Ralph (1904-2000)

  • K/PP78
  • Collection
  • 1904-2000

Copies of papers and photographs relating to Boxer's life and military and academic careers, 1904-2000, including correspondence and cuttings from the Portuguese press, 1963-1964, relating to the criticism by Dr António Oliveira Salazar, Prime Minister of Portugal, and Professor Armando Cortesão, of Boxer and his book Race Relations in the Portuguese Colonial Empire, 1415-1825 , for proposing that Portugal had practised racial discrimination during its colonial expansion; letter of goodwill from Hisaakira Kano, Chairman of Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (Japanese Society for International Cultural Relations), 4 Jan 1949; letter to Amanda Boxer from Richard Laurence Ollard, author, 8 May 2000, on Boxer declining the award of CBE; Homenagem ao Professor Charles Ralph Boxer. A tribute to Professor Charles Ralph Boxer (Centro de Estudos do Mar and Associão Fernão Mendes Pinto, Figueira de Foz/Montemor -o-Velho, 1999); Charles Ralph Boxer, 1904-2000 (commemorative booklet published by King's College London, 2000); 'In memoriam Charles Ralph Boxer' by Dr Frank Lequin, offprint from Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia and Oceania , vol 156.4, Leiden, 2000; obituaries on Boxer from The Guardian , The Independent , and the Jornal de Coimbra and obituary of Emily Hahn, [ The Guardian ], Feb 1997; copies of pages from the 'Codex Lynch' and Marsden Mss, held by King's College London Archives, relating to the Portuguese East India Company, 1629-1633, and to the Jesuit mission in the Moghul Empire, 1668; copies of dustjackets of a selection of books written by Boxer; photographs, 1904-[1999], including Boxer in China, Japan, Siam, 1938, as a POW in Hong Kong [1942], his marriage to Emily Hahn, 1945, and his receiving honorary degree at Liverpool, 1966, and Order of Santiago da Espada, Portugal, 1990; copy of speech given by José Gregório Faria, Ambassador of Portugal, at a memorial reception for Boxer held at King's College London on 11 Jul 2000, with commemorative booklet.

Boxer, Charles Ralph, 1904-2000, Professor of History

HANBURY, William (d 1768)

  • K/PP134
  • Collection
  • 18th century

Manuscript volume, 18th century, entitled 'Britannia', containing topographical descriptions of places in England and Wales including parts of Wiltshire, Somerset, Shropshire and Cheshire. Towards the end of the volume places in various counties are listed, according to whether the author has visited them, but are not described. At the front of the volume are various financial accounts, perhaps recording expenses incurred while travelling.

Hanbury, William, d 1768, topographer

UNDERHILL, Evelyn (1875-1941)

  • K/PP75
  • Collection
  • 1874-1997

Papers of and relating to Evelyn Underhill, 1874-1997 and undated, comprising personal correspondence of and concerning Underhill, 1888-1969 and undated, the correspondents including Baron Friedrich von Hugel (three letters, 1911-1916), Underhill's husband Hubert Stuart Moore (117 letters from Underhill to Moore, 1890-1912 and undated, and 30 letters from Moore to Underhill, 1898-1906 and undated), Rabindranath Tagore (typed transcripts of 10 letters from Underhill to Tagore, 1913-1914), and members of the Underhill family, the subjects ranging from Catholicism, travels in Italy, Switzerland and France, publications and lectures, spiritual matters and advice, mysticism, health, and World War Two; correspondence, 1907-[1954], with various publishers concerning Underhill's publications (some posthumous) and broadcasts, including copyright, costs, sales and royalties; manuscripts and typescripts containing proposed holiday itineraries and recording Underhill's impressions while travelling in Italy, Switzerland and France, 1898-1899, 1901-1907; poetry, 1917-1923 and undated, including some work which was published; a speech at King's College London on being elected a Fellow, 1927; an article on 'The Fountain of Life: an iconographical study', published in 1910; material relating to spiritual development, 1921-1939, mainly under the guidance of Baron Friedrich Von Hugel and including transcripts of his letters, 1921-1924, and other items on spiritual advice, confessions, goals and progress; papers relating to retreats and religious writings, 1924-1932 and undated, including notebooks and texts of addresses; printed material by and concerning Underhill, 1926-1941, 1990, including some of her publications; press cuttings, 1891-1949, mainly reviews of Underhill's work but also including early published pieces; sketchbooks and drawings, 1892-1911 and undated, including sketches and watercolours of marine scenes in Britain, ecclesiastical subjects, and Italian and French architecture; photographs, c1925-c1930s and undated, including a photograph and negatives of Underhill (one at Pleshey), a portrait of Baron Von Hugel, marine views, and views of French and Italian castles and towns; material relating to the Underhill family, 1874-1940, including the marriage certificate of Evelyn Underhill's parents, 1874, a family tree, c1891, a copy of Evelyn Underhill's will, 1940, and details of books in Dr Williams's Library, London, which originated from Underhill's library; obituaries of and articles about Underhill, 1941-1997, including theses, bibliographies, memoirs, biographical material and reflections on her work; newsletters of the Evelyn Underhill Association, 1992-1997.

Underhill, Evelyn, 1875-1941, Christian mystic

LEATHES, Philip Hammersley ([1770]-1838)

  • K/PP119
  • Collection
  • [1350-1863]

Collection comprises correspondence with Philip Hammersley Leathes, manuscript papers, diaries, devotionals, dictionaries and pedigree rolls, title deeds and indentures, printed books and pamphlets, catalogues and the manuscripts of the architect, John Carter, [1350-1863]. Notably including correspondence from George Nayler of the College of Arms and Nicholas Carlisle, Secretary of the Society of Antiquaries, relating to publications of the Society, discoveries of antique brass plate, and the exchange of manuscripts between antiquaries, [1790-1838]; loose manuscript papers collected by Leathes, describing ornamentation in early printed devotionals, a fictional narrative entitled 'The amorous Jill: A tale', narrative of the Lisbon earthquake of 1755, notes relating to the observation of comets, including the comet of 1811, copies of charters of the reigns of Edward IV and Henry VII, papers relating to the Portland Vase, British Museum, fragments describing inscription on newly discovered brass plate, 1747-1829; pedigree rolls tracing the lineage of the English Crown, [1450, 1762]; manuscript volumes including collection of biblical extracts, liturgical handbook, autograph book with colour illustrations, antiquarian ephemera such as funeral memorials, armorials and the creation of nobles, volume by Francis Harrison entitled, 'The elements of navigation' with colour charts, tables and illustrations, dictionaries of Celtic and Saxon words, notes on the teaching of mathematics, commonplace book drawing on ancient and modern authors, manuscript diary including progress of architectural tour of Europe; title deeds and indentures for families in Nottingham, Southampton, London and Hungerford, residency certificates in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire, 1650-1751; printed books and pamphlets on the subjects of antiquarianism, genealogy and architecture, 1778-1853; manuscripts of John Carter, architect, acquired at his death in 1817 by his executor, Leathes, notably including autobiographical notebooks by Carter describing architectural subjects and tours, commonplace book, correspondence with Leathes, loose notes on linguistics and the ships of the Russia Company, obituaries of Carter and sale catalogue from his estate, 1700-1818; manuscript catalogues and display captions relating to the Leathes' papers, King's College London, 1819, 1837.

Leathes, Philip Hammersley, [1770]-1838, antiquarian

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