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CALENDARS: King's College London publication

  • K/CAL
  • Collection
  • 1832-1986

King's College London Calendars, 1832-1986. This series is one of the most important and accessible sources of biographical information on students and staff, an illustration of the changing content of courses, lectures and syllabuses and of the evolution of the administrative structure of the College since its inception. The level of information varies: the earliest and most recent calendars and those published during the two World Wars, for example, contain less detailed information than the period between 1848 and 1976. The first calendar, 1832-1833, contains a table of contents, texts of the sermon preached at the opening of the College and the texts of public lectures, some of which are the only copies extant in the College Archives. The bulk of the series typically consist of a table of contents; calendar of term dates and events; general information on all departments within the College; lists of Governors, the Council, the Delegacy, Professorial/Academic Board members, academic staff, masters, associates, scholars, fellows and prize winners and university distinctions; outlines of lecture courses, syllabi, examination question papers; fees; some texts of lectures and addresses; rules and regulations; and annual reports of the Council and Delegacy. Indices begin in 1846. Comprehensive lists of all students and pupils begin in 1847 and refer to those who enrolled during the previous academic session. Lists of senior academic staff for each department begin in the earliest calendars and additional consolidated alphabetical lists of past and present staff are printed from 1880. The calendar for 1882 contains a copy of the King's College London Act to amend the constitution. Descriptions of associate grammar schools are included up until 1892, and brief descriptions of College societies are given from 1896. The 1903 calendar contains the King's College London Acts of 1882 and 1903. Calendars from 1909 include a copy of an outline history of the College. Lists relating to King's College School's masters or pupils end in 1912. The calendar for 1915 includes tables of past and present members of the College on active service. Calendars from 1942-1943 through to 1947-48 also include a roll of honour of those members of the College killed whilst on active service. The 1948 calendar contains the second version of the history of King's College. From 1964 onwards there is no full list of students in attendance, but information includes a general index and index of names, and the third version of the College history. The printing of Annual Reports ceases in 1976. The 1980 calendar contains the fourth history of King's, and the fifth version of the history appeared in 1984. The 1985 calendar is typical of later volumes, comprising a contents page giving historical background, general information, administrative, committee, faculty and departmental structure, and an alphabetical list of staff. Following the merger of King's with Queen Elizabeth and Chelsea Colleges in 1985, the publication of calendars was discontinued.

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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.

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ATTENDANCE: King's College London student registers

  • KA/RAT
  • Collection
  • 1847-1964

King's College London attendance registers for mixed faculties, 1847-1855, 1891-1904 (Ref: KA/RAT/GEN), African Languages, 1915-1917 (Ref: KA/RAT/KSOA), Chinese, 1909-1917 (Ref: KA/RAT/KSC), Classics, 1909-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDCL), Education, 1908-1939 (Ref: KA/RAT/KFD), English, 1906-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDE), French, 1912-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDF), German, 1910-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDG), History, 1909-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDH), Italian, 1868-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDI), Matriculation and Preliminary, 1906-1939 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDPM), Military Studies, 1928-1942 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDW), Modern Greek, 1916-1939 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDBG), Philosophy, Logic and Ethics, 1915-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDPH), Political Economy, 1912-1917 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDPE), Portuguese, 1912-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDP), Russian, 1914-1932 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDR), Slavonic Studies, 1916-1932 (Ref: KA/RAT/KSS), Spanish, 1912-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDS), Faculty of Arts, 1910-1911, 1914-1922 (Ref: KA/RAT/KFA), Board of Education, 1911-1921 (Ref: KA/RAT/BE), Engineering, 1904-1962 (Ref: KA/RAT/E), Criminal Law, 1912-1957 (Ref: KA/RAT/L), Mathematics, [1903]-1905, 1911-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/KDMT), Medical, 1839-1841, 1873-1880, 1887-1894, 1900-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/M), postgraduates, 1914-1916, 1918-1919, 1921-1925 (Ref: KA/RAT/PG), Psychology, 1910-1912, 1915-1939 (Ref: KA/RAT/PY), Science, 1904-1963 (Ref: KA/RAT/S), Theology, 1848-1868, 1906-1964 (Ref: KA/RAT/T). Information is contained on loose sheets and typically includes name, admission card number, lecturer's name, day and time of lectures and attendance divided by term and day.

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SYLLABUSES & PROSPECTUSES: King's College London printed material

  • K/SYL
  • Collection
  • 1828-2012

King's College London Prospectuses and Syllabuses include: an incomplete run of general undergraduate prospectuses, 1854-1897, and complete, 1964-2000; incomplete general postgraduate prospectuses, 1971-1975, and complete, 1977-2000; bound volumes of detailed prospectuses for specific departments and faculties, 1964-1973, 1975-1978; loose detailed prospectuses for specific departments and faculties including Evening Classes, 1863-1918, Arts/Humanities, 1913-2011, Classics, Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies, 1918-1995, History, 1913-1999, War Studies, 1985-2010, Architecture, 1908-1909, Modern Language Departments, 1917-2007, Philosophy, 1980-1982, Engineering, Electronic/Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 1843-1844, 1917-1919, 1960-2006, Journalism, 1937-1940, Theology, 1897-2009, Education, 1969-2012, Laws, 1917-1918, 1978-2012, Life Sciences in general and specific departments, 1968-2008, Medical Sciences, 1900-2010, Music, 1965-2000, Natural Sciences in general and specific departments, 1840-2009, Physical Sciences in general and specific departments, 1985-2012 (Ref: K/SYL, K/EC/SYL, KFA/SYL, KDJ/SYL, KDMA/SYL, KDW/SYL, KFE/SYL, KFED/SYL, KFL/SYL, KFLS/SYL, KFM/SYL, KFMS/SYL, KFN/SYL, KFPS/SYL, KFT/SYL).

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CERTIFICATES: King's College London

  • K/CERT
  • Collection
  • 1829-2011

King's College London Certificates, 1829-1954, comprise completed and blank degree certificates for some King's students, mainly AKC and Engineering students, various attendance and registration cards for courses and a certificate of one share in King's College, 1829-1954.

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SERIALS & PERIODICALS: King's College London printed material

  • K/SER
  • Collection
  • 1836-2014

King's College London Publications: Serials and Periodicals, 1836-2014. This class of ephemera contains 150 distinct titles of annual/termly periodical comprising newsletters and magazines about the College, its students and staff, illustrating its academic work and social life from the earliest years to the present day. Most series are incomplete and sometimes contain only single editions of predominantly recent titles. The main series of publications comprise long running College magazines such as King's College Review/Lucifer (1899-1966), of which there exist bound and duplicate sets, King's College London News (1981-1984), The King's College London Report (1993-2000), Comment (1984-2001) and the staff bulletin, Viewpoint (1973-1979) and Library staff magazine, Ex Libris (later retitled No Comment ) (1996-2001). They also include departmental and faculty periodicals and newsletters such as The Kingsman (1958-1978), which was one of several journals associated with the Theology Faculty, the War Studies Review (1994-1998), War Studies Journal (1995-1999) and Department of War Studies Diary (1993-1997), The Siphon , magazine of the Faculty of Science (1946-1968), the Nurses' League Journal (1926-2000), King's College School Magazine (1890-1903), King's College London Association newsletter, later retitled In Touch (1972-1999), Computer Unit newsletters (1967-1996) and the Ladies' Department Magazine (1896-1914). They also include support services and Trades Union magazines and newsletters including of the Library and NALGO, Development Office, Chaplaincy and Staff Development and Training, Students' Union and Rag magazines, most prominently, Magus (1974-1985). The collection contains a few examples of periodicals external to King's College, mainly concerned with the Higher Education sector, such as the Newsletter of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals (1995-1998) and relating to various aspects of the work of the University of London. Content is very broad and diverse, including events listings, College and departmental news, obituaries, sporting fixtures, society business and original articles, particularly in The King's Engineer (1922-1968) and Lucifer (1951-1966), whose distinctive ironical and experimental character was reflected in critical commentary on South Africa and Vietnam, pornography and censorship, examples of cutting edge poetry, alongside theatre reviews and original articles, drawings and caricatures including by Derek Jarman and the writer and broadcaster, Michael Bukht.

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KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Associate of King's College (AKC) Prize Lists

  • AKC/PL
  • Collection
  • 1992-1999

Associate of King's College (AKC) prize lists, 1992-1996, 1999. Information consists of the names of all prize winners for all schools and departments and the names of all students achieving passes and distinctions for either the Theological or Non-Theological AKC examination.

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KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Associate of King's College (AKC) Slip Books

  • AKC/SB
  • Collection
  • [1923]-1977

Five slip books containing applications for registration as a graduate and/or Associate of King's College for all faculties, [1923-1975], three slip books of Non-Theological AKC students, 1974-1977. The application for registration slip books contain both graduates and/or Associates and include name, faculty, years at the College, degree, date elected Associate, permanent address, sum received and date. The Non-Theological AKC slip books include name, attendance of lectures, faculty and card number.

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CATALOGUES: King's College London catalogues, lists and directories

  • K/CAT
  • Collection
  • 1829-2006

King's College London Catalogues and Lists, 1829-2001. This collection consists of various printed or typescript catalogues, notably including College Library catalogues, and significantly catalogues of constituent named collections of books and records like the King George III Museum and consolidated lists of accessions in the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, 1894-1988; lists of King's College London (KCLA) Members, lists of registered students at King's, academic staff, War Memorial names, and internal telephone directories, [1840]-2001; catalogues of various mail order and other suppliers of equipment and materials to King's, and of external and interior fittings of houses demolished to make way for King's, 1829-2000.

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OBITUARIES: King's College London records

  • K/OB
  • Collection
  • 1903-2000

King's College London obituaries: this series contains notices and information on King's staff, students and events, both academic and non-academic, from around the inception of the College to the present day, and notably includes obituaries of King's staff and alumni in the form of press cuttings, memorial texts and letters, 1903-2000 (Ref: K/OB)

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STUDENTS: King's College London report books

  • KA/RPT
  • Collection
  • 1842-1969

King's College London student report books including General Literature and Science registers, 1842-1911, Military and Civil Service Departments, 1849-1856, Engineering students, 1843-1912, Science register, 1903-1912, Science sessional reports, 1917-1921, medical registers, 1849-1885. The later series consists of sessional reports for the Arts Faculty, 1913-1959, Science Faculty, 1921-1969, and all faculties, 1953-1959. Information contained typically includes the careers of individual students and leaving dates.

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ADDRESS BOOKS: King's College London records

  • KA/RAD
  • Collection
  • 1831-1930

King's College London student address books, 1831-1930. Departments covered include Medical School, Senior Department, 1831-1842; Medical, 1851-1907; General Literature and Science, [1859]; Applied Sciences, 1843-1870; Theological Department, 1860; ‘Student Rooms’, 1873-1907; unidentified addresses, [1890]-1900; Associates and Theological Associates, 1904; register of Associates, [1912-1930]; register of graduates, [1912-1930]; former students, pupils and officers, [1900-1910]. Information typically includes name, address and date of matriculation. Some volumes also contain staff details.

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ARTEFACTS: King's College London objects

  • K/ART
  • Collection
  • 1792-2013

King's College London Artefacts, 1792-2013. This collection comprises various diverse material objects relating to King's College London, notably including printing blocks bearing the impression of College interiors and its exterior, a silver King's brooch, various King's prizes and sporting and academic medals, the Common Seal of King's, Associate of King's College costume, the College's arms on various surfaces, Library stamps and quills, embroidered badges, and various items found behind a fireplace in Somerset House East Wing, 1792-2013.

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EXAMINATIONS: King's College London student results and prize records

  • KA/ER
  • Collection
  • 1860-1996

King's College London prize lists for all faculties, 1866-1922, examination results for all faculties, 1897-1911 (Ref: KA/ER), examination results for all faculties, 1910-1923 (Ref: K/ER), examination results and prizes for Evening Classes, 1860-1868 (Ref: KA/ER/EV), examination results and diplomas for Science and Engineering students, 1902-1924 (Ref: KA/ER/S), examination results for Medical students, 1903-1919 (Ref: KA/ER/M), examination results and diplomas for Arts students, 1903-1914, intermediate results, 1919-1931 (Ref: KA/ER/A), examination results for Music students, 1994-1996 (Ref: KA/ER/FM). Information contained typically includes lists of prize-winners, names, marks, grades, degree, subject, passed/failed, class gained.

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PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS: King's College London records

  • K/PH
  • Collection
  • [1720]-2004

King's College London photographs and illustrations constitute an invaluable record of students, staff, College buildings and events from the opening of the College until the present day, 1829-2000. They consist of loose, framed and mounted, or album portrait photographs of a number of academic and non-academic staff, including Principals, Deans, College Secretaries and senior teaching staff such as Heads of Department of most departments and faculties, with some additional support staff such as porters, [1850-2000]; colour and black and white photographs of interior and exterior views of King's College London Old Building in the Strand, including entrances to King's in the Strand and Embankment, Great Hall, Main Entrance Hall, Engineering, Wheatstone and Biological Laboratories with equipment, anatomy dissecting rooms, departmental libraries, Common Rooms, Lecture Halls, King George III Museum, Council Room, individual floors of Old Building and floor plans, [1880-1980]; mainly black and white photographs and slides of the interior and exterior views of Halls of Residence including Halliday Hall, Lightfoot Hall and Wellington Hall, [1970-1990]; mainly black and white photographs and slides of sights around the Strand and King's College, including frontage of houses adjacent to the Strand entrance to King's, the Old Watch House, Somerset House, river Thames, St Clement Danes and St Mary-le-Strand churches, Westminster and Waterloo Bridges, aerial views of King's and surrounding buildings, [1890-1990]; photographs of Day Training College including laboratories, teaching and common rooms, [1917]; photographs, drawings and postcards of the College Chapel including organ, stained glass, altar, entrances and services, 1859-[1980]; photographs showing redevelopment at King's including post- World War Two repairs and extension to Wheatstone Laboratories into car park, various stages of the construction of the Strand Building, [1949-1972]; photographs of the College Library (Strand site) including the Skeat and Furnivall Library, showing issue desks and individual rooms, 1954-1987; photographs and drawings of other buildings connected to King's, principally the Hospital in Portugal Street, Macadam Building, Chelsea scenes such as Lightfoot Hall and Chelsea College, and Cornwall House, [1850-1980]; mainly photographs but also some drawings of events at King's, notably including a cartoon of the duel between the Duke of Wellington and the Earl of Winchilsea in Battersea Fields, 1829, visits by dignitaries including Prince Albert and Queen Elizabeth II, College outings, sporting events, inspections of troops, anniversary events, exhibition displays, dinner engagements, leaving parties, graduations, Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives Annual Lectures, launch of new institutes and departments, portrait painting unveilings, with some Chelsea College events, 1829-2000; photographs of King's during World War Two, notably air raid preparations, students and staff, including during the relocation of King's to Bristol University, 1939-1943; group photographs of students and staff in various departments and faculties, mainly King's College for Women, Theology, Laws, Science and Arts, with some few cricket, football, rowing, hockey and other sports' teams, 1906-[1977]; student rags and events involving the College mascot, Reggie the Lion, [1920-1939]; roll of honour for World War One, with photographs of war memorial, 1914-1918; drawings and photographs of College seal, plaques and coats of arms; negatives of King's illustrations and photographs, with portraits, letters, cartoons, some staff and interior shots, 1929-1980

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