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Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

Registry of Imperial College


Reference code(s): GB 0098 GR

Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

Title: Registry of Imperial College

Date(s): Created 1909-1998 (ongoing)

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

Extent: 9 boxes

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


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Registry is primarily concerned with the administration of academic matters, principally the supervision of student admissions, scholarships, regulations, registrations, tuition fees, the approval of courses and syllabuses, examinations, prizes, student records and statistics, the organisation of special lectures and academic ceremonies and the setting of term dates.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records created by the Registry of Imperial College relating to students, 1909-1998, notably correspondence concerning Intercollegiate courses, 1948-1956; fees, 1909-1966, including student's apparatus fees, 1939-1973; Rector's correspondence, 1959-1962; alphabetical list of students, 1970-1998; correspondence relating to students, 1964; Committee on education for engineers, including minutes, 1959-1952; papers of the Board of Studies Committee relating to conditions of admissions, 1945-1947; undergraduate courses in Mathematics, 1962-1966, Geology, 1965-1967, Chemistry, 1964-1969, Physics, 1961-1969; London County Council and Board of Education scholarships, 1925-1940; students' loan fund account ledger, 1921-1942; liason with schools, 1964-1977; student statistics, [1920-1987]; papers relating to student surveys, 1933-1934, 1960, 1963.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

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

Conditions governing access:

Some records are closed for 75 years. 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:

Board of Studies and related Committee records (GC), records of the Governing Body (GB), Commitees relating to Student and Staff Administration (GD), and Students (SR-SW), 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

Admission requirements | Educational management
Engineering education | Higher science education
Experiments | Research work
Laboratory equipment | Scientific equipment | Equipment
Schools | Educational institutions
University cooperation | Educational cooperation | Educational articulation | Educational administration
University courses | Educational courses
University students | Students

Personal names

Corporate names
Board of Education
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine | Registry
LCC | London County Council x London County Council