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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
KING'S COLLEGE HOSPITAL: Council Special Purpose Committees
Created 1893-1974
Level of description
Sub-fonds of King's College Hospital
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
12 files


Name of creator(s)

King's College Hospital Council Special Purpose Committees

Administrative / Biographical history

The Appeal Committee, also known as the Special Appeal Committee and the Appeal Sub-Committee, reported to the Appeal Council from 1922 to 1924: the Appeal Council was the managing body with the Appeal Committee as the executive. The Medical School Centenary Committee was set up for the Medical School centenary 1831-1931. The General Board of Teachers was one of the Statutory Boards assisting the Committee of Management with the government of the Medical School, and consisted of the members of the Medical Board and of all persons officially engaged in teaching in the Medical School, meeting for the first time in 1910. The Cambridge House Day Centre was a joint venture sponsored by the Nuffield Foundation and administered and staffed by King's College Hospital.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Minutes and meeting papers of King's College Hospital Council Special Purpose Committees, comprising the Appeal Committee, 1917-1927; minutes of the Appeal Council, 1922-1924; agendas book for the Appeal Committee and the Pageant Executive Committee, 1917-1927; minutes of the Medical School Centenary Committee, 1929-1940, includes list of members for 1929-1932; minutes of the General Board of Teachers, 1937-1947; minutes of the Physiotherapy Committee, 1941-1948; minutes and meeting papers of the Managing Trustees of the Cambridge House Day Centre, 1955-1959; minutes of the Local Maternity Liaison Committee, 1965-1970, and minutes of the General Practitioner Liaison Committee, 1971-1974; minutes, meeting papers, agendas and meeting notices of the Computer Centre Working Party, 1968-1970; minutes of the Funds Committee and 1902 Special Appeal Committee, 1893-1902.

System of arrangement

12 files

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Administrative and committee papers are closed for 30 years from the last date on file.

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, King's College London.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

Handlist available in the reading room of the College Archives.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

For minutes of previous meetings of the General Board of Teachers see the minutes of the Medical Board (Ref: KH/MB and KH/MBS), held by King's College London 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

Mar 2000

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  • Health services
  • Hospital administration
  • Hospital finance
  • Hospital management
  • Hospitals
  • Medical centres
  • Medical institutions
  • Social sciences
  • Social welfare

Corporate names

  • King's College Hospital, Council Special Purpose Committees

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