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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA KAR/FPS1
Title
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Registry Slip Books
Date(s)
1918-1968
Level of description
Series level descriptions of King's College London Archives
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
70 slip books

Context

Name of creator(s)

King's College London, Registry

Administrative / Biographical history

The Registry is responsible for the organisation and audit of academic and educational provision throughout the College, most notably in overseeing examinations and academic assessment exercises, and by way of organising ceremonies and graduations. Recently, the Registry has become a sub-section of the Office of the College Secretary and Registrar that has responsibility for servicing the Council, its main standing and special committees, and the Academic Board.

Archival history

The Registry maintained its own student file series (Ref: KAR/FP) which complements information provided in the slip books.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred by the Registry in 1981.

Content & structure

Scope and content

King's College London Registry slip books, 1918-1968 (Ref: KAR/FPS1). Forms typically give name, age, date of birth, schooling, degrees, scholarships, exams passed, address of student, address of parent/guardian, date of matriculation, session, courses, detailed courses, exam results. They are continued in a record card series (Ref: KAR/FPS2).

System of arrangement

Organised in an alphabetical run by surname. Female students who married may be filed under either their married or maiden name.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Subject to an eighty-year closure period from date of leaving, but may be consulted by appropriate College staff with permission from the Ceremonies and Events Office.

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

Slip books are located in a reserved area of 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

The slip book series follows on from King's College London Entrance Papers (KA/E). See also the main Registry file series (Ref: KAR/FP) and King's College London Registry Student Record Cards (KAR/FPS2).

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 courses
  • Educational evaluation
  • Educational levels
  • Examination marks
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Student evaluation
  • Students
  • Universities
  • University courses
  • University students

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives
  • King's College London, Registry

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