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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB 0100 KCLCA Q/SER
Title
QUEEN ELIZABETH COLLEGE: Serials and Periodicals
Date(s)
1920-1985
Level of description
Sub-fonds of Queen Elizabeth College
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
3.5 boxes

Context

Name of creator(s)

King's College London 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, which came into being with the granting of a Royal Charter in 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 in 1985.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Queen Elizabeth College serial publications, including the magazine of the Household and Social Science Department at King’s College for Women, 1920-1928 and the magazine of King’s College of Household and Social Science, 1929-1951 (Ref: Q/SER1); Queen Elizabeth College Students’ Union magazines and handbooks, 1957-1978; (Ref: Q/SER/2); the college magazine of Queen Elizabeth College IOTA, 1970-1973 (Ref: Q/SER3); serials of Queen Elizabeth College Computer Management Committee and the Computer Unit, 1967-1975 (Ref: Q/SER/4); Queen Elizabeth College Principal’s Newsletters, 1979-1984 (Ref: Q/SER5).

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

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

Draft catalogue available online and in hard copy 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

See also King's College London Serial Publications (Ref: K/SER). Queen Elizabeth College Obituaries and Press Cuttings contain news and biographical information also found in periodicals (Refs: Q/OB, Q/PC).

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

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

February 2002, updated 2016

Box List(s)

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Subjects

  • Educational levels
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Periodicals
  • Universities

Corporate names

  • 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

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