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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
KING'S COLLEGE HOSPITAL: Finance Committee/Finance and General
Created 1855-1974
Level of description
Sub-fonds of King's College Hospital
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
24 files, 1 volume, 1 card index


Name of creator(s)

King's College Hospital Finance Committee/Finance and General Purposes Committee

Administrative / Biographical history

King's College Hospital Standing Sub-Committee of Finance was appointed in 1855, to raise funds for the Hospital. In 1875 it became the Finance Committee. In 1948 it became the Finance and General Purposes Committee, when the King's College Hospital Group came into being. The Board of Governors of the Group delegated much power to the Finance and General Purposes Committee.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

King's College Hospital.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Minutes of the Standing Sub-Committee of Finance of King's College Hospital, 1855-1857, (KH/F/M1); minutes and meeting papers of the Finance Committee, 1874-1948, (KH/F/M2-8 & M18); minutes and meeting papers of the Finance and General Purposes Committee, 1948-1974, (KH/F/M9-17); minutes, meeting papers and reports of the Accounts Sub-Committee, 1949-1971, (KH/FS/M1-5); minutes, meeting papers and reports of the Salaries and Wages Sub-Committee, 1948-1954, (KH/FS/M1); Finance and General Purposes Committee Signature book/lists of attendees, 1948-1974, (KH/F/SB); King's College Hospital monthly income and expenditure accounts, 1942-1948, (KH/F/ACC); card index comprising the subjects of the minutes of the Finance and General Purposes Committee, [1948-1968], (KH/INC2).

System of arrangement

Arranged under 'Minutes of Committee', 'Minutes of Sub-Committees', and 'Other Records'. One alphabetical card index.

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

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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  • Budgets
  • Finance
  • Health services
  • Hospital finance
  • Hospital management
  • Hospitals
  • Medical institutions
  • Social sciences
  • Social welfare

Corporate names

  • King's College Hospital

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