King's College London
Archive Catalogues
Home|College Archives|The Collection|QUEEN ELIZABETH COLLEGE: Secretary's Records 

Download this summary catalogue (PDF) ›QUEEN ELIZABETH COLLEGE: Secretary's Records

Please note: We require 7 days notice to retrieve this collection as part, or all of it, is held off-campus.

Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA QAS
Title
QUEEN ELIZABETH COLLEGE: Secretary's Records
Date(s)
1914-1985
Level of description
Sub-fonds of Queen Elizabeth College
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
47 boxes

Context

Name of creator(s)

King's College for Women | Secretary
King's College for Women | Household and Social Science Department | Secretary
King's College of Household and Social Science | Secretary
Queen Elizabeth College | Secretary

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

Records, 1914-1985, of the College Secretary of Queen Elizabeth College and predecessor bodies, comprising general and policy files, 1914-1985, on matters including social events, buildings, College coat of arms and motto, aerial photographs of the College, and statistics on students (Ref: QAS/GPF1); files on prizes and scholarships, 1945-1985 (Ref: QAS/GPF2); departments and staff, 1947-1985, largely relating to outside funding for research (Ref: QAS/GPF3); buildings, premises and equipment, 1953-1977, including laboratories and science departments, sports facilities, students' unions and other properties (Ref: QAS/GPF4); College committees, 1966-1985, comprising papers of meetings with the Secretary's annotations and correspondence (Ref: QAS/GPF5); University of London, 1927-1985, including regulations and statistics concerning students, staff and facilities (Ref: QAS/GPF6); University Grants Committee, 1957-1983 (Ref: QAS/GPF7); other outside bodies, 1938-1985, including letters from the Queen Mother, 1970-1985 (Ref: QAS/GPF8); safety, 1977-1985 (Ref: QAS/GPF9); files relating to the merger with King's College London and Chelsea College, 1982-1985 (Ref: 1987/QAS); staff records, comprising unsuccessful applications, 1959-1980 (Ref: QAS/FP/II); contracts and conditions of employment for some posts, 1958-1977 (Ref: QAS/FP/III); material relating to research grants; individual pay records, traders' credits lists, 1967-1969, and listings of College cheques, 1962-1973.

System of arrangement

Records are arranged in series.

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); minutes (Ref: 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); Registrar's records (Ref: 1989/QAR); 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

W3C Semantic Web LogoPlease note:
This catalogue may contain links to external data sources as part of the W3C Semantic Web initiative.

Subjects

  • Academic buildings
  • Accounting
  • Aerial photographs
  • Awards
  • Conditions of employment
  • Economics of science
  • Educational administrators
  • Educational buildings
  • Educational equipment
  • Educational grants
  • Educational management
  • Educational personnel
  • Educational systems
  • Finance
  • Financial administration
  • Government
  • Health services administration
  • Heraldry
  • Higher education institutions
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Occupational safety
  • Organization and administration
  • People
  • People by occupation
  • Personnel
  • Personnel management
  • Personnel selection
  • Photographs
  • Public administration
  • Recreational facilities
  • Recruitment
  • Research grants
  • Scholarships
  • Science finance
  • Social behaviour
  • Social norms
  • Sports facilities
  • Statistical data
  • Statistics
  • Students
  • University laboratories
  • Visual materials
  • Wages
  • Womens education
  • Working conditions

Personal names

  • Elizabeth, 1900-2002, Queen Consort of King George VI

Corporate names

  • Chelsea College
  • King's College for Women, Household and Social Science Department, Kensington, Secretary
  • King's College for Women, London, Secretary
  • King's College of Household and Social Science, Kensington, Secretary
  • UGC, University Grants Committee
  • University of London

Contact us about this Catalogue ›
ARCHIOS™ | Total time:0.0255 s | Source:cache | Platform: NX