Reference code(s): GB 0098 U
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Title: Higher Education Institutions associated with Imperial College
Date(s): Created 1907-1989 (ongoing)
Level of description: Series of Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine records
Extent: 7 boxes
Name of creator(s): Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
From its inception Imperial College has fostered links with other, and in particular technical universities and institutions around the world.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of Imperial College relating to other Universities, 1907-1989, principally the University of Sheffield, comprising correspondence on the affiliation of the Metallurgical Department, 1907-1916 (UAS);
papers relating to Technical Colleges, notably reports, 1908-1910, correspondence with Guildford Technical College, 1939-1949, Camborne School of Metalliferous Mining, 1909-1939, Royal School of Science, Toronto, Canada, 1964-1969 (UC); secondment of staff to India and Pakistan, 1959-1960 (UD);
correspondence and papers relating to Student Exchange Schemes, 1909-1975, including with American and German Institutions, Commonwealth Fund Fellowships, 1950-1969 (UE);
papers relating to overseas Universities, 1937-1976, including Chile Catholic University, 1938, correspondence with the Delhi Institute of Technology, India, 1946-1976, Grandes Ecoles, Paris, France, 1972-1976, Baghdad University of Technology, Iraq, 1975, Nigerian Institutions, 1975-1989, Aria Mehr University, Tehran, Iran, 1967-1976 (UF);
papers concerning the Association of University Teachers Imperial College branch, 1919-1992, notably correspondence, 1919-1977 (UG).
ACCESS AND USE
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.
A catalogue is available at the College Archives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Created and accumulated by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine during the course of business.
Immediate source of acquisition:
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
Records of Commitees relating to Student and Staff Administration (GD) and records relating to the University of London (UL), held at Imperial College.
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