Collection KA/SB - STUDENTS: King's College London signature books

Key Information

Reference code



STUDENTS: King's College London signature books


  • 1831-1974 (Creation)

Level of description



10 volumes

Scope and content

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.

System of arrangement

Arranged according to Faculty.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Conditions governing access

The information from these records is supplied on request. Readers are not able to consult the originals due to their fragility.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies will not normally be supplied due to the condition of the originals.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Finding aids

Lists are available for consultation in the King's College London Archives Reading Room.

Related materials

King's College London Entrance Papers and Admission Papers (KA/E). Attendance Registers and Address Books also provide information useful in locating a particular student (Ref: KA/RAT, KA/RAD).

Related descriptions

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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

Sources: King's College London catalogues. Compiled by Beverley Ager as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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