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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Faculty of Natural Science student records
Level of description
Series level descriptions of King's College London Archives
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
8 archive boxes and 10 drawers of record cards


Name of creator(s)

King's College London Faculty of Natural Science

Administrative / Biographical history

The Faculty of Science was originally founded in 1893, of which the Division of Natural Science formed a part, before becoming the Faculty of Natural Science in 1921. The Faculty was eventually closed in 1985 and its constituent departments and successors now fall mainly under the School of Physical Sciences and Engineering and the School of Life and Health Sciences.

Content & structure

Scope and content

King's College London student record cards, [1934]-1984 (KFN/FPC), student files, 1970-1984 (KFN/FP). Information contained on the record cards typically includes name, date of birth, date of entry, nationality, matriculation, higher examinations, scholars, session, subjects, examination results and notes. The file series typically includes UCCA form, photo, correspondence, transcripts, course units and mark sheets.

System of arrangement

The records cards are arranged in an alphabetical run. The file series is grouped in blocks of years, 1970-1973, 1974-1982, 1980-1984, then arranged alphabetically within each date range.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

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

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, can be supplied to School Office staff. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services, King's College London.

Language/scripts of material


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 Faculty of Life Sciences Student Records (Ref: K/SLS), King's College London School of Physical Sciences and Engineering Student Records (Ref: K/SPSE). The Faculty's administrative series also contains some student correspondence [1970]-1984 (Ref: KFN/M, KFN/GPF, KFN/MP, KFN/TH, 1989/KFN), and passport photographs of students, 1957-[1983] (KFN/PH).

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

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

August 2002

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  • Educational evaluation
  • Educational levels
  • Educational statistics
  • Enrolment
  • Examination marks
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Higher science education
  • Natural sciences
  • Student evaluation
  • Students
  • Universities
  • University students

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives
  • King's College London, Faculty of Natural Science

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