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Queen Elizabeth College Minutes

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 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
Held at: King's College London College Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: Queen Elizabeth College Minutes
Date(s): 1911-1985
Level of description: Sub-fonds of Queen Elizabeth College
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Extent: 28.5 boxes, 38 volumes
Name of creator(s): King's College for Women | London
King's College for Women | Household and Social Science Department | Kensington
King's College of Household and Social Science | Kensington
Queen Elizabeth College | Kensington

Context

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.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

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).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

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

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.

Finding aids:

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

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

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

Allied Materials

Related material:

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).


Publication note:

Description Notes

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.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2001

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