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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA KA/E/F, KA/E/MA, KA/E/MS, KA/E/MFS, KA/E/PG
Title
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Admission Papers
Date(s)
1921-1985
Level of description
Series level descriptions of King's College London Archives
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
205 boxes

Context

Name of creator(s)

King's College London Registry

Archival history

Transferred by the Registry, 1984-1985.

Content & structure

Scope and content

King's College London admission papers for women, 1921-1976 (Ref: KA/E/F), admission papers for men in the Arts Faculty, 1923-1963 (Ref: KA/E/MA), admission papers for men in the Science Faculty, 1923-1976 (Ref: KA/E/MS), admission papers for men and women in the Science Faculty, 1974-1982 (Ref: KA/E/MFS), postgraduate admission forms, 1980-1985 (Ref: KA/E/PG). Faculties and departments covered within the admission papers for women include Arts, Sciences, Law, Journalism, Medicine, Theology, Education, Evening Classes and two-year degree courses. Admission papers for men also include two-year degree courses, Indian students and some non-registered students. The admission papers for men and women in the Science Faculty consist of photocopies of Universities Central Council on Admissions (UCCA) forms and cover the departments of Biology, Botany and Zoology. Information typically contained in this series includes name, age last birthday, name and address of parent/guardian, term-time residence, nationality, previous education, names of referees, course of study proposed, exams passed, scholarships, date of proposed entry, fees, tutor appointments, correspondence, declaration to abide by College rules, and where applicable, National Service number.

System of arrangement

The main series of admissions papers for men and women are organised alphabetically within blocks of years. Postgraduate admission forms are divided by Faculty or Department and within each subsection are variously organised alphabetically, chronologically and by qualification.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Subject to an eighty year closure period from date of leaving, but may be consulted by College staff with permission from the Registry.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, can be supplied to College 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 Entrance Papers (Ref: KA/E), which covers preceding years. See also King's College London Registry Slip Books (Ref: KAR/FPS).

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.

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

January 2002

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Subjects

  • Educational levels
  • Educational statistics
  • Educational systems
  • Enrolment
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Students
  • Universities
  • Women students
  • Womens education

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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