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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA 1985 KDCD, 1988 KDCD
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Department of Christian Doctrine and History records
Level of description
Sub-fonds of King's College London Archives
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
3 boxes


Name of creator(s)

King's College London Department of Christian Doctrine and History

Administrative / Biographical history

The Department was established in 1980, following the reunification of the theological and secular parts of King's College and the consequent reorganisation of the teaching of theology at King's. It was absorbed back into the Department of Theology and Religious Studies when Theology became part of the School of Humanities in 1989.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received from the departmental secretary in 1984.

Content & structure

Scope and content

The records of the Department of Christian Doctrine and History, 1960-1984, contain minutes and meeting papers of Department, Faculty and University of London Board of Studies, correspondence and assessment sheets; notably including University of London Board of Studies in Theology minutes, agendas and correspondence, 1981-1982; Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies minutes and papers, 1981-1984; correspondence and papers relating to staff appointments, 1960-1982; Department of Christian Doctrine and History staff meeting minutes, agendas and related papers, 1969-1984; correspondence relating to departmental public lectures, 1980-1983; King's College Association of University Teachers minutes and correspondence, 1982-1985.

System of arrangement

Arranged according to date of accession.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Administrative records are generally closed for 30 years except for published material and some committee and other minutes.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

A detailed list is available for consultation in the King's College London Archives Reading Room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

King's College London Department of Theology Records (Ref: KCLCA KFT/M, KA/TB/M, KA/TB/AM, KST/M, KSTS/M, KFTS/M, KFTS PUB, 1983/KFT, KFT/1984, 1985/KFT, KFT/PH, VSH/REG 1-ART, VSH/M, 1994 KFT, 1995 KFT, 1999 KFT).

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Geoff Browell as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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

May 2002

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  • Religious education
  • Social science education
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  • Teachers
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Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives
  • King's College London, Association of University Teachers
  • King's College London, Department of Christian Doctrine and History

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