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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA QA/C/M, QA/CS/M, QA/F/M, QA/FS/M, QA/AB/M, QA/TC/M, QA/CB/M, QA/LC/M, QA/AM/M, QA/TF/M, QA/OC/M, QA/HC/M, QA/MP, Q/AUT
Title
QUEEN ELIZABETH COLLEGE: Minutes
Date(s)
1911-1985
Level of description
Sub-fonds of Queen Elizabeth College
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
28.5 boxes, 38 volumes

Context

Name of creator(s)

King's College London | Women's Department
King's College for Women | Household and Social Science Department | 1915-1928
King's College of Household and Social Science | 1928-1953
Queen Elizabeth College | 1953-1985

Administrative / Biographical history

Queen Elizabeth College, so called from 1953, succeeded the Home Science and Economics classes of King's College Women's Department and King's College for Women, which started in 1908; the Household and Social Science Department of King's College for Women, which opened in 1915; and King's College of Household and Social Science, which operated from 1928. The amalgamation of the College with King's College London and Chelsea College was completed in 1985.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Records from Queen Elizabeth College were transferred to King's College London after 1985.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Minutes, 1911-1985, of Queen Elizabeth College and predecessor bodies, created by the Executive Committee, 1911-1929, and Council, 1929-1985 (Ref: QA/C/M); sub-committees of the Executive Committee and Council, 1911-1922, on appointments, buildings, scholarships, and the future of the Household and Social Science Department after 1922 (Ref: QA/CS/M); Finance Committee, 1917-1985 (Ref: QA/F/M), and Finance Sub-Committee, 1912-1913, 1916-1917 (Ref: QA/FS/M); Board of Principal Teachers, 1915-1918, and Academic Board, 1918-1985 (Ref: QA/AB/M); Timetable Committee, 1971-1985 (Ref: QA/TC/M); College Board of Examiners, 1968-1985 (Ref: QA/CB/M); Luncheon Club Committee, 1931-1975 (Ref: QA/LC/M); Academic Meetings, 1918-1984 (Ref: QA/AM/M); Trust Fund Committee, 1916-1939 (Ref: QA/TF/M); Organizing Committee, 1916-1917 (Ref: QA/OC/M); House Committee, 1917-1985 (Ref: QA/HC/M); agendas, minutes and papers of other committees, 1935-1985, the subjects including syllabi, development, salaries, examinations, grants, buildings, safety, and sports facilities (Ref: QA/MP); minutes of the Queen Elizabeth College Association of University Teachers local association, 1922-1985 (Ref: Q/AUT).

System of arrangement

The minutes are arranged in series according to the body concerned.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Administrative and committee papers are closed for 30 years from the last date on file.

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

List available in reading room at King's College London Archives.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

King's College London Archives holds the records of Queen Elizabeth College, 1908-1988, the other sub-fonds comprising Bursar's records (Ref: QAB); council and committee members' correspondence files (Ref: QA/CC); Principal's records (Ref: QAP); library records (Ref: QAL/PUB, 1992/QAL/F, QAL/M, QAL/F); Registrar's records (Ref: 1989/QAR); Secretary's records (Ref: QAS/GPF, 1987/QAS, QAS/FP/II-III); title deeds (Ref: QA/T); financial records (Ref: QA/L, QA/J, QA/CB, QA/PCB, QA/WB, QA/SAB, QA/SFB, QA/ACC, QAF); personnel records (Ref: QA/FP, QA/RC).

Description control

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Rachel Kemsley 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

Mar 2001

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Subjects

  • Academic buildings
  • Academic year
  • Conditions of employment
  • Curriculum
  • Economics of education
  • Educational buildings
  • Educational evaluation
  • Educational finance
  • Educational grants
  • Educational management
  • Educational supervision
  • Educational timetables
  • Examinations
  • Governing bodies
  • Government
  • Health services administration
  • Higher education institutions
  • Home economics education
  • Labour relations
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Occupational safety
  • Organization and administration
  • Personnel management
  • Public administration
  • Recreational facilities
  • Recruitment
  • Scholarships
  • Sports facilities
  • Student evaluation
  • Trade unions
  • Wages
  • Working conditions

Corporate names

  • King's College for Women, Household and Social Science Department, 1915-1928
  • King's College for Women, London
  • King's College of Household and Social Science, 1928-1953
  • Queen Elizabeth College, Association of University Teachers

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