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BARTLETT, Hardington Arthur (d 1920)

  • K/PP80
  • Collection
  • 1907-2000

The collection comprises copies of printed material, 1907-1984, including history of Perry and Co, builders and contractors, with list of completed building projects, photographs of founders, and notes on the company's projects including St Thomas's Hospital, London, Tower Bridge and numerous Underground railway stations including Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus, [1907]; copy of article on the Perry & Co employee, Sir Herbert Henry Bartlett, by Sir Basil Bartlett, printed in David Jeremy ed., Dictionary of business biography (London, 1984); manuscript pedigree describing the relationship between the Robinson and Bartlett families, to whom the donor was related, [2000].

Bartlett, Hardington Arthur, d 1920, engineer

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

BRENT, V Adm Harry Woodfall (1834-1911)

  • K/PP127
  • Collection
  • 1854-1887

Records comprise a Watchbill for HMS ALGIERS, 1854, (entries by Brent); personal notebook from HMS BELLEROPHON kept by Brent, 1867-1870; Stationbill for HMS BELLEROPHON, 1868-1869; Captain's Night Order books for HMS AMETHYST, HERCULES and BLACK PRINCE, 1883-1887 (entries by Brent).

Brent, Harry Woodfall, 1834-1911, Vice Admiral

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

BROWNE, Bertha (fl 1839-1840)

  • K/PP192
  • Collection
  • 1839-1840

Notebook compiled by Bertha Browne, 1839-1840, containing miscellaneous extracts and themes for religious contemplation, including notes taken from a lecture course delivered by Hugh James Rose, Principal of King's College London, on 'The evidence of Christianity' in the session 1836-1837.

Rose, Hugh James, 1795-1838, theologian and author

BULLOUGH, Geoffrey (1901-1982)

  • K/PP173
  • Collection
  • [1957-1975]

Papers of Geoffrey Bullough, [1957-1975] contain typescript proofs of publications edited by Bullough. The collection contains annotated galley proofs from Bullough's Narrative and dramatic sources of Shakespeare (Columbia U.P, 1957 and later editions), notably including two copies of The Tradegie of Antonie by Robert Garnier, translated by Mary Herbert (1595) and two copies of The Troublesome raigne of King John (anonymous, 1591); carbon copy of The Taming of the Shrew [edited 1957-1975], which includes pencil annotation 'check this with original text'; annotated photocopy of Rosalynde. Euphues Golden Legacie by Thomas Lodge, (1592) [edited 1957-1975], perhaps suggesting that Bullough intended to edit this work; University of London BA examination paper for internal and external students in English, 1974 and University of London BA general examination paper for external students in Middle English 1300-1525, 1974.

Bullough, Geoffrey, 1901-1982, Professor of English

BURGON, Thomas (1787-1857)

  • K/PP124
  • Collection
  • 1811-1814

Manuscript travel diary of Thomas Burgon, 1811-1814, comprising descriptions and occasional thumbnail sketches within text mainly relating to archaeological expeditions to sites of ancient Greek and Byzantine civilisation in Turkey and Greece including accounts of visits to: Sardis and Thyatira, 25 Oct-1 Nov 1811; Teios, 14-18 Feb 1812; Phocoea, Chios, Andros, Thoricus, Eleusis, Plataea, Thebes and Tanagra, 13 Mar-18 June 1813, including account of excavations in Athens, 12 Apr-31 May, 8 June 1813; lakes near Burnabat, 21 Oct 1813; Tenos, Athens, Kenchreai, Corinth, Sicyon, Patras, Zante, Ithaca, Messina, Catania, Syracuse and Naples visited Burgon’s journey back to London, 11 Mar-23 Nov 1814; list of artefacts, some with thumbnail sketches, found whilst on an archaeological dig in Athens, April 1813.

Burgon, Thomas, 1767-1837, merchant, antiquities collector and numismatist

PRINCIPAL'S OFFICE: King's College London office files of Ronald Montagu Burrows

  • KAP/BUR
  • Collection
  • 1912-1920

The Office of the Principal supports the academic and administrative work of the College's chief officer. Ronald Montagu Burrows was Principal of King's from 1913 until 1920, following a distinguished career as Professor of Greek at University College, Cardiff (1898-1908) and the University of Manchester (1908-1913). The collection comprises Principal Ronald Montagu Burrows' office files including correspondence, memoranda and accounts, 1912-1920. These include correspondence relating specifically to the impact on the College of World War One, including war grants, War Office classes, war-work by staff, lists of student casualties, the Officer Training Corps (OTC), the special constabulary, War Relief Council, erection of a war memorial, lists of refugee students, their status, examinations taken and the hospitality they enjoyed; reports and correspondence relating to the teaching and assessment of individual subjects or departments including Anatomy, Chemistry, Chinese, Day Training, Engineering, Law, Modern Greek, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Theology, 1913-1919; correspondence relating to scholarships, studentships and medals, 1913-1917; correspondence on staff, notably academic appointments and pensions, and the establishment of new chairs, 1913-1918; correspondence relating to public lectures, 1913-1918; correspondence concerning Egyptian students at King's including lists of names, 1914-1915; correspondence and accounts of King's College for Women including the transference of many of its functions to King's College in the Strand, 1915-1917; correspondence relating to the Westminster Training College, Horseferry Road, 1913-1917; typescript accounts of the Plantanes Hall of Residence [King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill], 1913-1915; estimated accounts of King's College London, 1913-1919; incomplete examination pass lists, 1914-1918; framed photograph of Eleutherios Venizelos, Greek Statesman, [1913-1920].

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

BYZANTINE AND MODERN GREEK STUDIES: King's College London departmental student records

  • KDBMG/FP
  • Collection
  • 1972-1993

King's College London Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies undergraduate student files, 1974-1993 (K/BMG/FP), postgraduate student files, 1972-1993 (K/BMG/FPPG). Undergraduate files typically contain an UCCA (Universities Central Council on Admissions) form, enrolment forms, some termly reports, correspondence, references, attendance/mark sheets and course unit registration forms. Postgraduate files include an application for admission as a postgraduate student, postgraduate reference form and correspondence.

King's College London Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies

STUDENTS: Chelsea College microfilm student records

  • C/MF
  • Collection
  • [1923-1971]

Chelsea College student files, [1923-1971] (reels 1-33). Information contained typically includes name, date of birth, nationality, secondary education, department, main subject, qualification sought, session, full or part time, subjects, tutor, results, scholarships, permanent address and degree awarded. Some records also give other educational institutions attended, GCE and 'A' Level results, subjects and marks. This series also includes examination question papers, 1967-1974, 1976-1977 (reels 34-36, 39), BSc degree classifications, 1968-1972 (reel 37), BSc degree pass lists and mark sheets, 1972-1973 (reel 38). The BSc pass list gives name, field of study, course codes and some marks. The BSc mark sheet contains name, course, examiner's name, session, result, value including pass mark and course work percentages, and final degree classification.

Chelsea College Registry, 1972-1985

SERIALS & PERIODICALS: Chelsea College printed material

  • C/SER
  • Collection
  • 1904-1983

South-Western Polytechnic, Chelsea Polytechnic, Chelsea College of Science and Technology, and Chelsea College Serial Publications, 1904-1983. This class of material comprises College magazine and journal periodicals, and provides a snapshot of the academic and social life of students and staff from the early phase of the Polytechnic until shortly before the merger with King's in 1985, and includes the South Western Polytechnic Journal , 1904-1906; The Magazine of the Chelsea Polytechnic , 1929-1939; Chelsea College of Science and Technology Gazette , 1962-1969; The Bell , the magazine of the Chelsea Pharmacy Association, 1953-1968; and New Leaf , the Humanities Society journal, 1973-1982.

Chelsea College, 1972-1985

TITLE DEEDS: Chelsea College legal documents

  • CA/T
  • Collection
  • 1891-1985

Chelsea Polytechnic, Chelsea College of Science and Technology and Chelsea College Title Deeds and Legal Documents, 1891-1985. This comprises title deeds and leasehold agreements to Chelsea property including the original South-Western Polytechnic site, 1891-1899, in King's Road and High Street Kensington, 1962-1984, and a register of deeds, 1972-1985; Grant of Arms to Polytechnic, 1922

Chelsea College, 1972-1985

CHEMISTRY: Chelsea College departmental student records

  • CDC/FP
  • Collection
  • [1940-1980]

Chelsea Polytechnic/College Chemical Department 'locker forms', 1943-1968 (Ref: CDC/FP), Department of Chemistry student record cards, [1940-1980] (Ref: CDC/FPC). Locker forms for early years contain a greater quantity of biographical data. Information typically includes name, date of entry, examination date, course proposed, subjects, occupation, employer's name, address and business, exams passed, number of years in Chemistry, proposed career and country of origin. Occasionally they include a timetable of subjects taken, giving day and time, whether in the evening or part-time during the day. Information contained on record cards typically includes name, country of origin, session dates, field of study, course units and values, address, details on previous education, and some also include a photograph.

Chelsea College Department of Chemistry

DENDY, Professor Arthur (1865-1925)

  • K/PP6
  • Collection
  • 1886-1925

Correspondence, 1887-1925, mainly between Dendy and fellow academics relating to the morphology and classification of sponges, notably with George Parker Bidder, President of the Marine Biological Association of the UK; Professor William John Dakin, Professor of Zoology, University of Liverpool; Francisco Ferrer Hernandez, Musea de Gencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain; Professor William A Haswell, Emeritus Professor of Biology, University of Sydney, Australia; Ernst Hentschel, Zoologisches Museum, Hamburg, Germany; William Abbott Herdman, University of Liverpool; Professor Sydney John Hickson, Emeritus Professor of Zoology, University of Liverpool; Randolph Kirkpartick, Natural History Museum, London; Professor James Herbert Orton, Emeritus Professor of Zoology, University of Liverpool; Joseph Pearson, Director of the Columbo Museum, Ceylon; and Edgar Thurston, Superintendent of the Government Museum, Madras, India. The correspondence also includes letters, 1919-1921, relating to the establishment of a research grant in memory of Harold Row, Dendy's assistant. Papers, 1886-1899, relating to sponge collections, particularly specimens in Australia and New Zealand, and including the dredging records for Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia, 1887-1890. Lecture notes written by Dendy, [1903-1925], including handwritten texts of lectures on 'Echinodermata', 'The development of starfish', 'Holothurioidea', 'Class Gastropoda', 'Mytilus', 'Anodarta cygnea', 'Helix', 'Mollusca', and 'Merozoa', and typescript texts of public lectures including 'The stream of life', given at a Citizens' Lecture in Edinburgh, 1921, and 'The evolution theory today', given at the Liverpool Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1923. Working notebooks, [1886]-1912, mainly containing scientific experiments and observations relating to sponges, notably the Challenger Amphipoda and the Grantia Compressa, and notes on the topographical distribution of, and biographical references to, sponge specimens. Two notebooks, 1917-1919, recording experiments and observations during Dendy's membership of the Royal Society's Committee for the Investigation of Grain Pests. Papers, 1892, relating to The Victorian land planarians [1894] by Dendy, comprising a volume of annotated and revised extracts from that work, and a letter to Dendy from Thomas Steel concerning flatworm species. Printed obituaries of Dendy, 1925-1926. Papers relating to the study of lizard-like reptiles commonly known as Tuatara (the scientific name being Sphenodon), [1897]-1910, including correspondence, 1908-1910, between Dendy and Edward Bles, Elliot Smith, Annie Howes and [William Thompson] Sedgwick, and catalogues, notes and photographs of Tuatara embryos.

Dendy, Arthur, 1865-1925, Professor of Zoology

DYCE, William (1806-1864)

  • K/PP77
  • Collection
  • 1843

Charcoal sketches of capitols and other sculpted architectural details, 1843.

Dyce, William, 1806-1864, artist

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

EVENING CLASS: King's College London departmental records

  • KDEV
  • Collection
  • 1858-1939

The records of the Evening Classes Department at King's College London consist of staff committee minute books, 1858-1939, and minutes of the Joint Committee of King's College London and the Carpenters' Company, 1890-1912.

King's College London Department of Evening Classes

FRANKLIN, Reginald George (b 1899)

  • K/PP131
  • Collection
  • 1924

Report to the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research entitled 'The photochemical interaction of hydrochloric and oxygen', 1924, comprising research conducted by Franklin at King's College London, under the supervision of Professor Arthur John Allmand, Professor of Chemistry, Dec 1922-Jul 1924.

Franklin, Reginald George, b 1899

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

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