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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
COURTHOPE, Charles Frederick (b 1821)
Created 1849-1850
Level of description
collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume.


Name of creator(s)

Courthope, Charles Frederick, b 1821

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1821; educated by Rev Saunderson Jemmit; admitted as a student to the School of Civil Engineering and Mining, King's College London, 1839.

Archival history

Originally located in the Secretary's Office, King's College London.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the College [by Courthope].

Content & structure

Scope and content

Cuttings of illustrations and articles, 1849-1850, presumed from the Illustrated London News and similar, mainly concerning the construction of docks, bridges, ships, and tunnels. Also includes cuttings relating to the Siege of Rome, Italian War of Independence, Apr-Jun 1849.

System of arrangement

Pasted into a volume.

Conditions of access & use

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 provided for research purposes only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services, King's College London.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

Collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

Feb 2000

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  • Construction engineering
  • First Italian War of Independence (1848-1849)
  • International conflicts
  • War
  • Wars (events)

Personal names

  • Courthope, Charles Frederick, b 1821

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives


  • Rome, Italy

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