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Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

Beit Fellowship


Reference code(s): GB 0098 GF

Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

Title: Beit Fellowship

Date(s): Created 1913-1972

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

Extent: 12 boxes

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


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Beit Fellowship was established in 1913 by Otto Beit, a Governor of Imperial College. The Fellowship was established in memory of his brother Alfred, a South African businessman and partner in the firm of Wernher, Beit and Company.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records relating to the Beit Fellowship, 1913-1972, comprising minutes of the Trustees, 1913-1972; correspondence relating to the foundation of the fellowship, 1913; deed of foundation, 1913; correspondence of the Trustees, 1914-1972; reports and correspondence of Beit Fellows, 1925-1967; accounts, 1916-1926; registers of Beit Fellows, 1914-1969 and related correspondence, 1963-1964.


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.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:


Archival history:

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:

Related material:

Imperial College Departmental Records (K) and papers of Sir Otto Beit (B/BEIT), held at Imperial College.

Publication note:



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

Educational foundations | Educational administrative structure | Educational organizations
Fellowships | Educational grants
Graduates | Students
University students | Students

Personal names
Beit | Sir | Otto John | 1865-1930 | 1st Baronet | financier and philanthropist

Corporate names
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine