Collection K/OB - OBITUARIES: King's College London records

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OBITUARIES: King's College London records


  • 1903-2000 (Creation)

Level of description


Scope and content

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)


Weekly accrual of Press Releases and regular accrual of press cuttings.

System of arrangement

The collection is arranged in chronological order and alphabetical order for obituaries.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Custodial history

External Relations and other departments.

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

Finding aids

A catalogue in hard copy is located in the King's College Archive Reading Room and soon to be published on-line.

Related materials

Other King's College London ephemera, notably Lectures, Programmes and Events Literature, and Serial Publications, contains biographical information about King's staff and alumni and news about the College.

Related descriptions

Alternative identifier(s)

Place access points

People and Organisations

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