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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA KAS/AC2
Title
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Secretary's files relating to academic schools, faculties and departments (individual faculties and departments)
Date(s)
1830-1983
Level of description
Sub-fonds of King's College London Archives
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
458 files

Context

Name of creator(s)

King's College London, College Secretary's Department

Administrative / Biographical history

Between 1831 and 1988 the College Secretary rose from Secretary to the Principal and Council to senior administrative officer of the College. Throughout the period the College Secretary had responsibility for servicing the Council, its main standing and special subcommittees, and the Academic Board. In the 1960s, the post of Academic Registrar was reorganised to reflect the coordinated responsibility for student admission and examinations with the Department.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

College Secretary's Department

Content & structure

Scope and content

Correspondence, reports, minutes, accounts and papers relating to Academic Schools, Faculties and Departments concerning appointments, buildings, bequests, mergers, equipment, finance, scholarships and endowments, courses and examinations, research grants, staff appointments, fees, admissions, students and grants, 1830-1841, 1851-1983, comprising Faculty of Education, 1965-1982; Faculty of Engineering, 1882-1982; Faculty of Medicine, 1923-1930, 1946-1955, 1972-1981; Faculty of Natural Science, 1940-1955, 1969-1975; School of Slavonic Studies, 1915-1937; Faculty of Theology, 1977-1983; Departments of Anatomy, 1900-1913, 1932, 1936-1948, 1966-1981; Arabic, 1894-1904; Architecture, 1890-1914; Arts, 1856-1860, 1897-1917, 1939-1956, 1971-1981; Biochemistry, 1936, 1965-1981; Biological Sciences, 1967-1976, 1983; Biophysics, 1948, 1952, 1962-1982; Botany, 1916-1918, 1923-1936, 1962-1977; Plant Sciences, 1977-1981; Chemical Engineering, 1965; Chemistry, 1897-1918, 1940-1945, 1960-1983; Civil Service Classes, 1892-1918; Classics, 1909-1917, 1970-1982; Commerce, 1872, 1918; Day Training College, 1890-1947; Department for the Training of Teachers, 1914-1939/40; Education Department 1939/40-1952/53; Engineering, 1882-1883, 1890-1980; Civil Engineering, 1977-1983; Mechanical Engineering, 1977-1981; Electrical Engineering, 1978-1981; English, 1840, 1893-1918, 1926, 1931-1934, 1959-1980; Evening Classes, 1896-1916, 1921-1929; French, 1946-1982; Geography, 1951-1953, 1961-1982; Geology, 1896-1918, 1965-1981; German, 1902-1958, 1977-1982; Modern Greek, 1917-1919, 1927, 1945-1946, 1961; Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 1961-1977; Histology, 1918; History, 1877-1878, 1909-1918, 1938-1948, 1968-1977, 1981; Human Environmental Studies, 1973-1983; Icelandic, 1914; Italian, 1903, 1915-1918; Journalism 1923-1931, 1936-1939, 1944-1946; University of London Board of Laws, 1900-1952, 1971-1983; Mathematics, 1872, 1906, 1969-1982; Medicine, 1834-1837; 1851-1984; Metallurgy 1919; Music, 1962-1981; Natural Science, 1890-1917; School of Oriental Studies, 1895-1917; School of Chinese, 1899-1916; Palaeography 1972-1976; Pharmacology, 1925, 1966-1982; Philosophy, 1965-1966, 1971-1975, 1981; Physics, 1896, 1904-1918, 1926-1982; Physiology, 1891-1919, 1926, 1935-1939, 1949-1981; Economic Science and Statistics, 1851, 1904-1916, 1931; Portuguese, 1913-1924, 1948-1960, 1958-1982; Psychology, 1902-1904, 1914-1917, 1939-1947; Public Health, 1894-1917; Bacteriology, 1898-1902, 1910-1917, 1923-1925; Spanish, 1913-1922, 1937-1952, 1966-1970, 1977-1982; Theology, 1830-1841, 1862, 1864, 1888-1983; War Office Classes, 1916-1925; War Studies, 1959-1981; Zoology, 1905-1914, 1918, 1925, 1965-1970, 1977-1981.

System of arrangement

Files are arranged in series as outlined in scope and content.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Subject to a thirty year closure period.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be provided 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

English

Finding aids

Detailed catalogues are available in hard copy 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

College Secretary's files relating to academic schools, faculties and departments (KAS/AC1), policy 1828-1992 (KAS/GC) and the general administration of staffing, finance and the College estate 1828-1990 (KAS/AD), the Principal's and Secretary's in and outletter series 1828-1917 (KA/IC and KA/OLB).

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

March 2000

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Subjects

  • Academic standards
  • Academic teaching personnel
  • Curriculum
  • Economics of education
  • Educational administration
  • Educational fees
  • Educational finance
  • Educational grants
  • Educational levels
  • Educational personnel
  • Educational quality
  • Government
  • Health services administration
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Organization and administration
  • People
  • People by occupation
  • Personnel
  • Personnel management
  • Public administration
  • Recruitment
  • Scholarships
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • Universities
  • University curriculum
  • University students

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives
  • King's College London, Civil Service Department, founded 1875
  • King's College London, College Secretary's Department
  • King's College London, College Secretary's Department
  • King's College London, Department of Anatomy
  • King's College London, Department of Arabic
  • King's College London, Department of Biochemistry
  • King's College London, Department of Biology
  • King's College London, Department of Biophysics
  • King's College London, Department of Botany
  • King's College London, Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies
  • King's College London, Department of Chemical Engineering
  • King's College London, Department of Chemistry
  • King's College London, Department of Chinese
  • King's College London, Department of Civil Engineering
  • King's College London, Department of Classics
  • King's College London, Department of Day Training
  • King's College London, Department of Economic Science and Statistics
  • King's College London, Department of Education
  • King's College London, Department of Electrical Engineering
  • King's College London, Department of English
  • King's College London, Department of French
  • King's College London, Department of Geography
  • King's College London, Department of Geology
  • King's College London, Department of German
  • King's College London, Department of History
  • King's College London, Department of Human Environmental Studies
  • King's College London, Department of Italian
  • King's College London, Department of Journalism
  • King's College London, Department of Mathematics
  • King's College London, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • King's College London, Department of Palaeography
  • King's College London, Department of Pharmacology
  • King's College London, Department of Philosophy
  • King's College London, Department of Physics
  • King's College London, Department of Physiology
  • King's College London, Department of Psychology
  • King's College London, Department of Public Health and Bacteriology
  • King's College London, Department of Spanish
  • King's College London, Department of War Studies
  • King's College London, Department of Zoology
  • King's College London, Department/Faculty of Music
  • King's College London, Faculty of Arts
  • King's College London, Faculty of Education
  • King's College London, Faculty of Medicine
  • King's College London, Faculty of Natural Science
  • King's College London, Faculty of Theology
  • King's College London, School of Slavonic Studies

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