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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA KA/SB
Title
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Student Signature Books
Date(s)
1831-1974
Level of description
Series level descriptions of King's College London Archives
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
10 volumes

Context

Name of creator(s)

King's College London

Content & structure

Scope and content

King's College London Students' Signature Books acknowledging individual agreement to be bound by the College rules and regulations, including General Literature and Science signature books, 1831-1930 (KA/SB1-3), Medical students' register of matriculations, 1838-1943 (KA/SB4-6), Theological students' register of matriculations, 1846-1974 (KA/SB7), Evening Classes signature book, 1865-1875 (KA/SB8), Science, 1905-1925 (KA/SB9), Arts, 1906-1920 (KA/SB10). Information typically includes, date of entry and signature of student, some volumes include the name of witness and department. Vocational theological students were also required to subscribe to the Thirty Nine Articles.

System of arrangement

Arranged according to Faculty.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

The information from these records is supplied on request. Readers are not encouraged to consult them first-hand as they are very fragile.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies are not normally supplied due to the condition of the originals.

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 and Admission Papers (KA/E). Attendance Registers and Address Books also provide information useful in locating a particular student (Ref: KA/RAT, KA/RAD).

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 administration
  • Educational levels
  • Educational statistics
  • Enrolment
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Students
  • Universities
  • University students

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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