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