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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

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

  • KAS/AC2
  • Collection
  • 1830-1983

Correspondence, reports, minutes, accounts and papers relating to Academic Schools, Faculties and Departments concerning appointments, buildings, bequests, mergers, equipment, finance, scholarships and endowments, courses and examinations, research grants, staff appointments, fees, admissions, students and grants, 1830-1841, 1851-1983, comprising Faculty of Education, 1965-1982; Faculty of Engineering, 1882-1982; Faculty of Medicine, 1923-1930, 1946-1955, 1972-1981; Faculty of Natural Science, 1940-1955, 1969-1975; School of Slavonic Studies, 1915-1937; Faculty of Theology, 1977-1983; Departments of Anatomy, 1900-1913, 1932, 1936-1948, 1966-1981; Arabic, 1894-1904; Architecture, 1890-1914; Arts, 1856-1860, 1897-1917, 1939-1956, 1971-1981; Biochemistry, 1936, 1965-1981; Biological Sciences, 1967-1976, 1983; Biophysics, 1948, 1952, 1962-1982; Botany, 1916-1918, 1923-1936, 1962-1977; Plant Sciences, 1977-1981; Chemical Engineering, 1965; Chemistry, 1897-1918, 1940-1945, 1960-1983; Civil Service Classes, 1892-1918; Classics, 1909-1917, 1970-1982; Commerce, 1872, 1918; Day Training College, 1890-1947; Department for the Training of Teachers, 1914-1939/40; Education Department 1939/40-1952/53; Engineering, 1882-1883, 1890-1980; Civil Engineering, 1977-1983; Mechanical Engineering, 1977-1981; Electrical Engineering, 1978-1981; English, 1840, 1893-1918, 1926, 1931-1934, 1959-1980; Evening Classes, 1896-1916, 1921-1929; French, 1946-1982; Geography, 1951-1953, 1961-1982; Geology, 1896-1918, 1965-1981; German, 1902-1958, 1977-1982; Modern Greek, 1917-1919, 1927, 1945-1946, 1961; Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 1961-1977; Histology, 1918; History, 1877-1878, 1909-1918, 1938-1948, 1968-1977, 1981; Human Environmental Studies, 1973-1983; Icelandic, 1914; Italian, 1903, 1915-1918; Journalism 1923-1931, 1936-1939, 1944-1946; University of London Board of Laws, 1900-1952, 1971-1983; Mathematics, 1872, 1906, 1969-1982; Medicine, 1834-1837; 1851-1984; Metallurgy 1919; Music, 1962-1981; Natural Science, 1890-1917; School of Oriental Studies, 1895-1917; School of Chinese, 1899-1916; Palaeography 1972-1976; Pharmacology, 1925, 1966-1982; Philosophy, 1965-1966, 1971-1975, 1981; Physics, 1896, 1904-1918, 1926-1982; Physiology, 1891-1919, 1926, 1935-1939, 1949-1981; Economic Science and Statistics, 1851, 1904-1916, 1931; Portuguese, 1913-1924, 1948-1960, 1958-1982; Psychology, 1902-1904, 1914-1917, 1939-1947; Public Health, 1894-1917; Bacteriology, 1898-1902, 1910-1917, 1923-1925; Spanish, 1913-1922, 1937-1952, 1966-1970, 1977-1982; Theology, 1830-1841, 1862, 1864, 1888-1983; War Office Classes, 1916-1925; War Studies, 1959-1981; Zoology, 1905-1914, 1918, 1925, 1965-1970, 1977-1981.

King's College London College Secretary, 1828-

STUDENTS: King's College London signature books

  • KA/SB
  • Collection
  • 1831-1974

King's College London Students' Signature Books acknowledging individual agreement to be bound by the College rules and regulations, including General Literature and Science signature books, 1831-1930 (KA/SB1-3), Medical students' register of matriculations, 1838-1943 (KA/SB4-6), Theological students' register of matriculations, 1846-1974 (KA/SB7), Evening Classes signature book, 1865-1875 (KA/SB8), Science, 1905-1925 (KA/SB9), Arts, 1906-1920 (KA/SB10). Information typically includes, date of entry and signature of student, some volumes include the name of witness and department. Vocational theological students were also required to subscribe to the Thirty Nine Articles.

King's College London, 1829-

ENGINEERING: King's College London faculty records

  • KFE
  • Collection
  • 1840-1974

The records of the Department and Faculty of Engineering at King's College consist mainly of minute books, correspondence and some printed publications, 1840- 1974. These include the principal set of departmental and faculty minute books, 1844-1974; correspondence with the Dean of the Faculty and others on academic and departmental matters including students, syllabuses, financial awards, the College Library, 1st year students’ examination scripts for manufacturing arts, 1875; co-operation with University College London and some strategic planning including quinquennia, 1964-1973; manuscript 'surveying equipment book' with lists of equipment used at various locations including Vale of Health, Hampstead, the Old Vic Theatre and Dorking, Surrey, 1925-1965.

King's College London Faculty of Engineering

ANATOMY: King's College London departmental records

  • KDA
  • Collection
  • 1923-1980

The Department of Anatomy and Human Biology collection comprises an account book, consisting mainly of details of accounts with laboratory equipment suppliers, 1923-1951, and minutes of the Technical Assistants' Committee, a technical staff liaison body, 1950-1980.

King's College London Department of Anatomy

CHEMISTRY: King's College London departmental records

  • KDCH
  • Collection
  • 1906-1986

The records of the Chemistry Department, King's College London, comprise minutes, correspondence, cash books, student progress reports, laboratory experimental reports, syllabuses, photographs and publications, 1906-1985. These notably include committee and staff minutes, 1952-1982; correspondence relating to staff appointments and pay awards, 1951-1972; correspondence and photographs relating to alumni, 1924-1979; grant application reports for proposed projects, 1976-1980; working party reports of a joint committee of chemistry departments in the University of London, 1979-1982; cash books, 1923-1931, 1959-1967; mark books for students' laboratory experiments, 1919-1960; laboratory reports of chemistry experiments carried out by students, 1906-1983; syllabuses and course unit synopses, 1960-1985; photographs of students, staff and laboratories, [1910-1980]; printed publications on chemical laboratory apparatus, 1947-1953; student files, 1946-1986 (Ref: KDCH/FP); student record cards, [1910-1928] (Ref: KDCH/FPC); class files, 1972-1984 (Ref: KDCH/1-9); and tutee reports, 1976-1979 (Ref: KDCH/10-13).

King's College London Department of Chemistry

EDUCATION: Chelsea College Schools Council Integrated Science Project records

  • C/SC
  • Collection
  • 1968-1984

Records, 1968-1984, of the Schools Council Integrated Science Project (SCISP), created by the senior members of the SCISP team, comprising papers of the SCISP consultative committee, 1969-1981, including minutes and other meeting papers, correspondence, comments on the trials course material, and publicity; papers relating to Phase 1 and Phase 2 trials schools, 1970-1979, largely correspondence with and feedback from individual schools; correspondence files concerning implementation of the scheme in schools participating in Phase 3 of the Project, 1970-1983, including correspondence of the Project Co-ordinator with the Area Co-ordinator, Area Local Education Authorities, and Area Schools; papers relating to Area Co-ordination, 1970-1982, including minutes and other meeting papers; correspondence and papers, 1968-1982, including material relating to the SCISP Advisory Group, financial and administrative matters, personnel files, the preparation of the course and teaching material, apparatus, correspondence with individual colleges of education requesting information and material, publicity, participants, the acceptability of the qualification, and SCISP overseas; papers relating to SCISP and other conferences, 1971-1979; papers relating to SCISP publications on Patterns (pupils' and technicians' manuals and teachers' guide), background books, Exploring Science and others such as SCISP leaflets and Newsletters , 1970-1983, including trial versions and supporting papers; papers on assessment, 1968-1984, including meeting papers of the SCISP Assessment Working Party and correspondence with the Associated Examining Board; papers on SCISP in Northern Ireland, 1969-1975, including feedback; papers on evaluation and feedback, 1970-[1982], including feedback from schools and pupils, data on their performance, and evaluation of course content; correspondence on acceptability of the SCISP O-level with professional and educational organisations, 1970-1984; papers on Mode 3 CSE based on SCISP, 1974-1982, including planning and reports; reports, 1977, of the Schools Council Syllabus Steering Groups on various subjects, relating to proposals for reform of sixth-form curricula and examinations and the replacement of A-levels with N- and F-levels; miscellaneous Schools Councils publications, 1971-1983, some including sections on Nuffield Science Projects; publications of the Schools Council's Project Technology, 1969-1971, offering guidance to schools wanting to include technology studies in their curriculum; publications, 1968-1973, and reports, 1971-1973, of Science 5/13, a project sponsored partly by the Schools Council and the Nuffield Foundation to assist teachers in helping children aged between five and thirteen to learn science; publications, 1965-1974, of miscellaneous bodies, including the British Petroleum Company Ltd, Nuffield Foundation Science Teaching Project, the Peak Park Planning Board and Unilever Ltd, on various scientific topics.

Chelsea College, Schools Council Integrated Science Project

DAVSON, Hugh (1909-1996)

  • K/PP98
  • Collection
  • 1951-1980

The papers of Hugh Davson comprise correspondence, working papers and printed reports, 1950-1988; including correspondence with the Medical Research Council, notably project applications and progress reports, 1951-1978; concerning Davson's publications, with reviews, 1962-1978; with the Wellcome Trust, 1974-1980; descriptions of recent research on the eye, 1970-1978; correspondence between Davson and colleagues in the United Kingdom, Europe and North America, mainly on administrative and publishing matters, including grant applications, conference organisation and reviews of new articles and books, 1958-1980.

Davson, Hugh, 1909-1996, physiologist

INSTITUTE OF PSYCHIATRY: Schedules for clinical assessment in neuropsychiatry (SCAN) records

  • IOP/SCAN
  • Collection
  • 1986-1995

The Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN) were developed under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) and its International Classification of Diseases as a common set of standards to assess, measure and classify psychiatric disorders. The prototype was devised in 1980 and subsequent components such as training manuals, schedules, results of field trials and glossary were published up until 1998. SCAN is used as a classification and reference tool by psychiatrists and comprises a structured interview, encoding and computer programme to produce a standard diagnostic presentation. The records of the Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN) at King's College London Institute of Psychiatry are made up of editorial committee papers, data tables, statistical data, notes of meetings and other correspondence and papers, 1986-1995. These include correspondence with Geoff Der of the Social Psychiatry Unit at the Institute, 1988-1995; editorial committee papers, 1986-1994; notes on international meetings arranged by Geoff Der relating to SCAN, 1989; field trial data in hard copy and floppy disks, [1989]; training manuals, reviews of statistics and other supporting literature, 1987-1991.

King's College London Institute of Psychiatry

GEOGRAPHY: King's College London departmental records

  • KDGG
  • Collection
  • 1930-1996

The records of King's College London Department of Geography include staff committee minutes, correspondence, working papers and publications, 1930-1996; most notably departmental staff committee minutes, 1980-1993; papers relating to the organisation and reorganisation of the department and the implications for geography of the merger of King's with Queen Elizabeth and Chelsea Colleges, 1967-1988; papers relating to the Faculty of Arts, King's College London, 1987-1989; papers relating to research income in the department, 1983-1996; correspondence on appointments to the staff and concerning personnel in general, 1990-1994; staff-student committee minutes, 1969-1990; correspondence with the London School of Economics, 1981-1989; correspondence and statistics relating to the Board of Examiners and examination results, 1980-1987; correspondence concerning proposals for new Domesday survey, 1982; papers including correspondence, typescript reports and printed pamphlets on overseas field expeditions, 1982-1984; minutes, correspondence and safety guidelines relating to the Management Committee of the Rogate Field Centre, the biological, geographical and geological study centre opened in West Sussex in 1968, 1968-1993; working papers and enrolment forms concerning the European Community ERASMUS programme to facilitate co- operation between European universities, 1991-1996; teaching schedules, course information and syllabuses, 1967-1990; minutes, correspondence and printed reports of the King's College and London School of Economics Joint School Society, 1980-1992; MSc thesis by David Linton, lecturer in Geography at King's College, on drainage in Wessex, 1930; typescript copy of a draft of book by Professor John Thornes and Professor Denys Brunsden entitled Geomorphology and time (London, 1977); offprints of articles by David Linton and other members of staff including in the Scottish geographical magazine and Geographical journal on topics ranging from glaciation and drainage to human populations, 1932-1971; printed reports and bibliographies concerning Geography departmental expeditions and the published work of Sidney William Wooldridge, Professor of Geography, King's College, 1964-1966.

King's College London Department of Geography

LIFE SCIENCES: King's College London faculty records

  • KFLS
  • Collection
  • 1976-1998

Faculty of Life Sciences/School of Life Sciences material at King's College London comprises minutes, correspondence, memoranda and personnel files, 1976- 1998. These notably include the School general files, 1990-1994; Divisional Executive Committee minutes, 1989-1996; papers relating to the strategic direction of the Faculty and School including the Subject Area Review Committee (SARC); typescript Strategic Plan, 1989-1993; minutes of the King's College London Academic Policy Group, 1990-1994; minutes of the King's Planning and Resources Committee, 1989-1994; papers relating to the merger of King's with the United Medical and Dental Schools, 1991-1993; minutes of the Academic Committee of the School of Biological Sciences, 1976- 1984; papers relating to the Interdisciplinary Research Centre, 1988-1989; correspondence concerning the establishment and function of the Centre for Mental Health Services Development, 1992-1993; correspondence on the International Centre for Underutilised Crops, King's College, 1991; research funding memoranda, correspondence and reports, notably with the Science and Engineering Research Council, 1988-1994; correspondence concerning student prizes in the Faculties of Natural Science and Engineering, 1978-1990; papers relating to a legal case involving the Department of Biochemistry, 1987; Divisional staff appointments, 1987; some staff personnel files, 1979-1998.

King's College London Faculty of Life Sciences

PHYSIOTHERAPY: King's College London departmental records

  • KCPR
  • Collection
  • 1978-1990

The records of physiotherapy research at King's College consist of correspondence, minutes and research survey material, 1978-1990. These notably include correspondence with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy regarding grants, conferences and comparisons between the international provision of physiotherapy services, 1985; relating to the tenth anniversary celebrations of the Society for Research in Rehabilitation, hosted by the King's College Centre for Physiotherapy Research, and also comprising invitations, abstracts of conference papers and copies of the booklet entitled The first decade, 1978-1988 (London, 1988), 1988; correspondence concerning the content of the journal, Physiotherapy practice and its publisher, Churchill Livingstone, 1985-1988; minutes of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Electrotherapy sub-committee, 1988-1989; completed survey material relating to the National Survey of Equipment in Physiotherapy Departments, set up by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and co-ordinated by the Centre for Physiotherapy Research, with correspondence, tables of statistical data and questionnaires completed by health authorities and equipment manufacturers, 1986-1988; completed questionnaires for the related survey of electrotherapy equipment among private practitioners, 1986; completed patient questionnaires concerning mobility and disability for the Care of Elderly project; completed survey questionnaires and statistics for the project entitled 'The Role of Physiotherapy in the Care of Adults with Learning Difficulties (Mental Handicap)'; bibliographies of physiotherapy publications, 1982-1986.

King's College London Department of Physiotherapy

CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE AND HISTORY: King's College London departmental records

  • KDCD
  • Collection
  • 1960-1985

The records of the Department of Christian Doctrine and History, 1960-1984, contain minutes and meeting papers of Department, Faculty and University of London Board of Studies, correspondence and assessment sheets; notably including University of London Board of Studies in Theology minutes, agendas and correspondence, 1981-1982; Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies minutes and papers, 1981-1984; correspondence and papers relating to staff appointments, 1960-1982; Department of Christian Doctrine and History staff meeting minutes, agendas and related papers, 1969-1984; correspondence relating to departmental public lectures, 1980-1983; King's College Association of University Teachers minutes and correspondence, 1982-1985.

King's College London Department of Christian Doctrine and History

STUDENTS' UNION: King's College London records

  • KU
  • Collection
  • 1874-1994

Records, 1874-1994, of King's College London Union Society, Students' Union, and other student societies, including minutes of Union Society general meetings, 1895-1981 (Ref: KU/M1), Union Society Executive, 1919-1983 (Ref: KU/M2), Union Society Finance Committee, 1918-1975 (Ref: KU/M3), United Common Room general meetings and committee, 1908-1949 (Ref: KU/UCR/M), and Women's Common Room and consultative meetings, 1920-1947 (Ref: KU/WCR/M); records of various sports clubs and charitable and cultural societies, 1874-1982 (Ref: KU/SO); ledgers, 1923-1939 (Ref: KU/L); cashbooks, 1895-1965 (Ref: KU/CB); handbooks of the Union Society, 1914-1975, and Students Union, 1975-1992 (Ref: KU/HAN); invitations, replies to invitations, and other messages, including material relating to the Royal Family, 1946-1970 (Ref: KU/FS); various printed ephemera, 1982-1994, including material on clubs and societies, Student Union finance, committees, and elections (Ref: KU/EPH); boat club photographs, 1921-1947 (Ref: KU/PH). Papers and correspondence, 1963-1994 but dating mainly from the late 1970s onwards, include officers' reports, Students' Union administration and finance, accounting, committees, elections, campaigns, the shop, bars, and other facilities, welfare, societies, events and other services, the National Union of Students, University of London General Union Committee, and organisation and affairs of King's College London and the University of London.

King's College London Students' Union

DEAN'S OFFICE: King's College London records

  • KAD
  • Collection
  • 1907-1987

The records of the Dean's Office at King's College London comprise minutes, correspondence, papers and reports, 1907-1987. These include minutes of the Conference of Principals of Theological Colleges, of which the Dean was a member, 1907-1932; minutes of meetings of Associates of King's College to elect Council members, 1911-1972; general correspondence covering a wide variety of College business including College finances, the University of London Board of Studies in Theology, the organisation of the AKC programme, the training of ordinands, external examiners, scholarships and prizes, staff applications and proposed appointments, public lectures and sermons, the publication of books by staff, Church music and art including the maintenance of the Chapel, the Student Christian Movement, the University of London Chaplaincy, King's Theological Society, and the theological College at Warminster, 1916-1987; reports considering the direction and future of Warminster College, 1945-1968; papers on the King's College Hostel, Vincent Square, including plans, newspaper cuttings and a pamphlet, 1918-1951; the Annual Giving Campaign reports and minutes of meetings, 1962-1965; reports dealing with arrangements for the 150th anniversary of the College, 1978-1979.

King's College London Dean's Office, 1903-

DEVELOPMENT OFFICE: King's College London administrative records

  • KADO
  • Collection
  • 1978-2001

The records of the King's College London Development Office consist of minutes, correspondence and papers, 1978-2001. These comprise especially the Development Trust minutes and correspondence, 1982-1983, memoranda, 1979-1982, Steering Committee and Executive Committee papers, 1978-1983, other working papers, 1980-1983, correspondence with donors, 1986-1996, financial information, 1980-1989; Academic Campaign Committee minutes, correspondence and discussion papers, 1997-2001; King's Initiative Group minutes, 1993-1994; Millennium Lottery Fund applications, 1995-1997; Heritage Lottery Fund grants and information, mainly printed brochures, 1997; Getty Grant Program applications, 1994; Joint Infrastructure Fund (JIF) applications, 1998; External Relations Strategic Development proposals, 1987-1996; papers on fund-raising in South Africa, 1982-1983, Australia, 1988-1993, Canada, 1984-1988, and the University of Texas, 1980-1982; Annual Dinner papers, 1983-1987; war years reunion papers, 1990; Student Liaison Committee papers, 1988-1991; Working Party on Social Facilities at King's, 1988-1989; correspondence relating to the possible use of St Mary-Le-Strand as College Chapel, 1990; fund-raising for a College nursery, 1985-1986; King's College London Association (KCLA) Annual General Meeting minutes, 1982-1993, and Executive Committee minutes and correspondence, 1994-1998; strategy, 1985-1992; KCLA invoices and other financial information, 1993-1994; correspondence of KCLA Theology Branch, 1986-1991, Medicine and Dentistry Branch, 1992, and Physiotherapy, 1992-1993; King's College London Engineers' Association reunion papers, directory of members and newsletters, 1985-1993.

King's College London Development Office

EDUCATION: King's College London departmental records

  • KFD
  • Collection
  • 1890-1994

The records of the Education Department of King's College London consists of minutes, correspondence, pass lists, exam papers, printed pamphlets and photographs, 1890-1994; notably including King's Scholars' Common room minute book, 1911-1912; minutes of the Education Society, 1921-1927, 1957-1971; correspondence concerning academic planning at King's, 1982-1983; correspondence relating to the All India Science Education Project, 1983-1986; correspondence relating to the Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, 1983-1994; minutes and correspondence of the University of London Board of Educational Studies, Higher Degrees Committee, 1989; correspondence relating to the MEd in Science Education, 1974-1979; material relating to the 150th anniversary celebrations of the College, 1979; typescript of annual report of the Department of Education, with statistics and summary of departmental performance, 1927-1968; registers of attendance of students in the Day Training Department, 1890-1911; logbook of the Day Training Department with correspondence, 1890-1910; notes on Day Training College practical work experience, 1895-1927; examination question papers, 1925-1979; photographs of students and staff, 1930-1958; examination results, 1934-1970; programmes of plays performed by members of the Department, [1947-1969]; copies of journals including Minerva , the Education Society magazine, 1957.

King's College London School of Education, 1985-

HEY, Professor Donald Holroyde (1904-1987)

  • K/PP25
  • Collection
  • 1930-1971

Papers covering Hey's career, 1930-1971, including scientific papers, lectures, notes relating to departmental administration, and papers by others. File of correspondence, 1936-1937, chiefly with Professor William Alexander Waters, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Durham, relating to Waters' investigations into reactions involving free radicals and the subsequent publication of a paper on the same in Chemical Review , and including a draft and final version of Waters' paper on 'Decomposition reactions of the Aromatic Diazo Compounds', read to the Royal Society of Chemistry in Dec 1936.

Hey, Donald Holroyde, 1904-1987, Professor of Chemistry

LAW: King's College London faculty records

  • KFL
  • Collection
  • 1964-1993

The collection of the King's College London School of Law comprises correspondence, minutes and papers, 1964-1993; notably including correspondence relating to Defence Legal Studies at King's, 1966 (ref: KFL/FS1); correspondence relating to prizes, sponsorships and scholarships, 1966-1992 (ref: 1995/KFL); correspondence, minutes and papers relating to regulations, course content and schedules and the staff-student liaison committee, 1968-1985 (ref: KFL/FS1-5); general correspondence and accounts of The Human Rights Trust, 1968-1985 (ref: 1992/KFL); papers concerning the teaching of human rights in schools and especially Council of Europe recommendations on the subject, 1970-1986 (ref: 1992/KFL); correspondence concerning the Chair and Centre for European Law, 1972-1976 (ref: KFL/FS2); papers, proceedings and seminar materials on the rights of prisoners and the protection of religious liberty, 1975-1987 (ref: 1992/KFL); correspondence relating to European Economic Community grants directed towards the teaching of human rights, 1977-1981 (ref: 1992/KFL); academic staff files, 1964-1993 (ref: 1995/KFL/FPA).

King's College London School of Law

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