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Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

Teaching Methods and Equipment records of Imperial College


Reference code(s): GB 0098 L

Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

Title: Teaching Methods and Equipment records of Imperial College

Date(s): Created 1948-1991 (ongoing)

Level of description: Series of Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine records

Extent: 3 boxes

Name of creator(s): Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine


Administrative/Biographical history:

Interdisciplinary centres which cross traditional boundaries between departments were established at Imperial College in 1977, with the founding of the Imperial College Centre for Environmental Technology. The Pimlico Connection is a community-based tutoring scheme for students of Imperial College and was established in 1975.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records relating to Teaching Methods and Equipment at Imperial College, 1948-1991, including papers of Interdisciplinary Research Centres, notably Population Biology, Process Systems Engineering, Semi-Conductor Materials; minutes and inventories of the Audio visual aids working party, 1966-1967; representation on the British Universities Film Council, 1948-1963 (LA);
Hale Committee Report on teaching methods, 1964-1965 (LB);
papers of the Educational Technology Committee, 1968-1978, including Rector's correspondence and report on computers (LC);
Education Forum leaflets; papers relating to Unusual Entry Procedure meeting, 1981 (LD);
papers concerning English classes, 1972-1974 (LE);
reports and correspondence of the Postgraduate education working party, 1975-1977 (LF);
papers relating to the presentation of technical education, 1958-1964 (LL);
papers concerning Pimlico Connection tutoring schemes, 1981-1991, comprising reports and brochure (LP).


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

The records are arranged in sections as outlined in the scope and content.

Conditions governing access:

Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the College Archivist, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, for an appointment.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

Physical characteristics:

Finding aids:

A catalogue is available at the College Archives.


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Archival history:

Created and accumulated by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine during the course of business.

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Archivist's note: Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions: 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: October 2000

Admission requirements | Educational management
Community education | Nonformal education
English | Germanic languages | Indo-european languages
Interdisciplinary research | Research
Population research | Demography
Postgraduate courses | University courses | Educational courses
Semiconductors | Electronic equipment
Systems design | Design | Research work
Tutoring | Individualized instruction | Teaching methods
Technical education

Personal names

Corporate names
British Universities Film Council
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine