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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA KDG/RG, KDG/FPC, KDG/FPPG, KDG
Title
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Department of German Student Records
Date(s)
1918-1992
Level of description
Series level descriptions of King's College London Archives
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
10 archive boxes.

Context

Name of creator(s)

King's College London, Department of German

Administrative / Biographical history

German has been taught at King's since the opening of the Senior Department in 1831, later coming under the Department of General Literature and Science. The Department of German was formerly part of the Faculty of Arts, and, since 1989, the School of Humanities.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Department of German

Content & structure

Scope and content

King's College London Department of German register of students, 1918-1937 (Ref: KDG/RG), record cards, [1950-1952], 1966-1982 (Ref: KDG/FPC), postgraduate student files, 1997-1998 (Ref: KDG/FPPG), student correspondence in the administrative series, 1955-1992 (Ref: KDG). The record cards cover all pass students and are subdivided into those taking German as part of a general degree or subsidiary subject, and German Honours students. Information contained typically includes photograph, name, college number, addresses, date of entry, honours course, subsidiary course, general degree subject, age, date of birth, previous education and examinations passed, National Service, proposed occupation, and scholarships. The Honours students' records include some details on the degree examination, higher degrees taken and studies abroad. The postgraduate series contains only a few files for PhD and research students. Information includes an application for admission as a postgraduate student, correspondence, awards application, details of previous degree, supervisor's report, dissertation/thesis outline and submission. The administrative series includes correspondence with and concerning students, 1955-1984, correspondence concerning awards and prizes to students, 1973-1992, correspondence regarding the registration of postgraduate students, 1969-1988, which includes whether the students were full or part-time, the name of their supervisor and date of registration.

System of arrangement

All student records are organised alphabetically.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Subject to an eighty year closure period from date of leaving, but may be consulted by Departmental and other appropriate College staff with permission from the Head of Department.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, can be supplied to Departmental staff. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services, King's College London.

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

Lists are 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 German Records (Ref: KCLCA 1994 KDG; 1995 KDG; KDG/OB; KDG/PH; KDG/F; KDG/LI); Entrance Papers (Ref: KA/E), King's College London Attendance Registers (Ref: KA/RAT/KDG); examination question papers (Ref: K/EX); Secretarial series (Ref: KAS/AC2). Private papers relating to the German Department include those of Freda Mond (Ref: KCLCA Mond), Professor Frederick Pickering (Ref: KCLCA Pickering), Professor Henry Gibson Atkins (Ref: K/PP 41), Professor Ilse Graham (Ref: K/PP 23).

Description control

Archivist's Note

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

Rules or conventions

National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997; ISAD(G), Second edition, 2000.

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Date(s) of descriptions

January 2002

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Subjects

  • Educational evaluation
  • Educational grants
  • Educational levels
  • Educational statistics
  • Enrolment
  • German
  • Germanic languages
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Indo-european languages
  • Language instruction
  • Second language instruction
  • Student evaluation
  • Students
  • Universities
  • University students

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives
  • King's College London, Department of German

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