Reference code(s): GB 0098 GE
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Title: Examination records of Imperial College
Date(s): Created 1888-1979
Level of description: Series of Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine records
Extent: 20 boxes
Name of creator(s): Royal College of Science
Royal School of Mines
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
Curricula and examinations at Imperial College are set by the Senate, previously the Board of Studies (until 1998), and administered by the Registry.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of examinations of Imperial College, 1888-1979, comprising examination papers, 1907-1946; results, 1908-1939; Royal College of Science and Royal School of Mines examination results, 1918-1949; scholarship holders, 1931-1947; student prizes for the Royal College of Science, Royal School of Mines, and Imperial College, 1888-1956, 1971-1979 (GE); papers relating to the diploma of Imperial College, including register of theses submitted, 1914-1940; correspondence, 1910-1934; registration of students, 1951-1956 (GED); minutes and correspondence of the Board of Studies relating to the type and wording of diplomas and certificates, 1937-1941 (GEDT); entrance examination papers, 1913-1956; correspondence, 1928-1940; entrance examination papers for the Royal College of Science, Royal School of Mines, City and Guilds of London Institute, 1917-1953; Professor P G H Boswell's papers relating to entrance examinations, 1930-1938; policy for entrance scholarships, 1946-1961 (GEE); correspondence and reports relating to entrance examinations and scheme, 1933-1939, 1957 (GEEA); papers relating to academic dress, 1909-1911 (GEG); papers relating to women students, 1955-1975, including press cuttings and releases; lists of female graduates, 1955-1971 (GEW).
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 the Royal College of Science, Royal School of Mines and 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), 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