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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Catalogues and Lists
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

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Various items have periodically accrued from the College Library and Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London Association and numerous departments.

Content & structure

Scope and content

King's College London Catalogues and Lists, 1829-2001. This collection consists of various printed or typescript catalogues, notably including College Library catalogues, and significantly catalogues of constituent named collections of books and records like the King George III Museum and consolidated lists of accessions in the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, 1894-1988; lists of King's College London (KCLA) Members, lists of registered students at King's, academic staff, War Memorial names, and internal telephone directories, [1840]-2001; catalogues of various mail order and other suppliers of equipment and materials to King's, and of external and interior fittings of houses demolished to make way for King's, 1829-2000.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

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

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

A draft catalogue is available online and in hard copy  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

Some duplicate catalogues and lists, notably of the Wheatstone and George III collections, can be located within those named collections in the College Archives. Lists of registered students are published in most editions of the College Calendar until it ceased publication in 1985. These are available for public consultation in the Archives reading room. The King's College London Association (KCLA) should be consulted regarding alumni with its contact details being available via the King's College London website. The Roll of Honour and photographs of King's students who died during World War One is available in the College Archives' photographic collection (Ref: K/PH) and general detail on the College in wartime in the King's Secretarial series (Ref: KAS/AD8).

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

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

December 2001, updated 2016

Box List(s)

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  • Academic teaching personnel
  • Bibliographies
  • Catalogues
  • Educational levels
  • Educational personnel
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Inventories
  • People
  • People by occupation
  • Personnel
  • Secondary documents
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Universities
  • University students

Corporate names

  • George III Museum
  • King's College London College Archives
  • King's College London, Library

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