Collection K/CSA - CHARTERS: King's College London legal records

Key Information

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CHARTERS: King's College London legal records


  • 1829-1998 (Creation)

Level of description



4 boxes, 1 outsize box, 1 outsize item

Scope and content

This series consists of copies of various King's College Charters, 1829-1981 (with seal); constitutions of the University of London, University of London Union, King's College London Quorum Society and the Anglo-Spanish Society, 1982-1986; copies of Bills and Acts of Parliament relating to the College, including the embankment of the north side of the Thames, 1851-1996; some King's and University of London statutes, 1898-1998

System of arrangement

Charters, statutes and acts are arranged in basic chronological order.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Custodial history

Statutes and charters have accrued at regular intervals.

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archives.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Uploaded finding aid

Related materials

Copies of many King's College Charters, Statutes and Acts are published in the annual Calendars (Ref: K/CAL).

Related descriptions

Alternative identifier(s)

Genre access points

Rules and/or conventions used

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


Archivist's note

Entry compiled by Geoff Browell

Accession area