Reference code(s): GB 0098 K
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Title: Awards and Scholarships of Imperial College
Date(s): Created 1871-1996 (ongoing)
Level of description: Series of Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine records
Extent: 31 boxes
Name of creator(s): Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
Scholarships, bursaries and prizes have been established since the creation of Imperial College and its constituent colleges, and are administered by the Registry.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records relating to Imperial College academic departments, 1857-1996, principally concerning courses, scholarships, awards and prizes, comprising Rector's reports on departments, and reports from departments, 1908-1909 (K1); undergraduate syllabuses, 1993-1996 (K2); papers concerning courses at the Royal School of Mines and Imperial College, including pamphlets, 1923-1987, Preliminary Science Course, minutes and correspondence, 1955-1961, undergraduate research directories, 1980-1990 (K3);
research reports of Imperial College, 1971-1980, Royal School of Mines, 1950-1972, Royal College of Science, 1950-1971, City and Guilds College, 1946-1973, Clothworkers' Company grant, 1932-1937; research reports and annual reviews for the Departments of Computing, 1984-1985, Biochemistry, 1991, Materials, 1985-1989, Chemical Engineering, 1981-1989, Aeronautics, 1981-1986, Physics, 1981-1985, Social and Economic Studies, 1981-1985, Civil Engineering, 1981-1985, Chemistry, 1981-1983, Humanities, 1981-1986, Electrical Engineering, 1985-1986, Geology, 1981-1983, Mineral Resources and Engineering, 1981-1983, Mathematics, 1981-1985, the Blackett Laboratory, 1985-1987 (K4);
papers relating to postgraduate courses, including information booklets, 1963-1994, special lecture courses, 1924-1960, correspondence, 1955-1966 (K5);
papers relating to undergraduate awards, including opportunities for women, 1956-1975, Royal School of Mines awards, ;
papers concerning scholarships and prizes awarded by Shell Oil technology, 1963-1968, Institute of Petroleum, 1923-1947, Charles Douglas Wheeler Prize, 1944-1951, British Overseas Mining Association, 1958-1969, Bennett Hooper Brough medal, 1909-1911, Glorney scholarship, 1917-1978, William Selkirk scholarships, 1945-1951, Judd prize and Watts medal, 1932, Bessemer prize, 1881-1927, Forbes Memorial medal, 1857-1954, Frank Hatton prize, 1885-1956, Tyndall prize, 1878-1962, Federated Malay States Chamber of Mines award, 1936-1960, Clement Le Neve Foster prize, 1912-1921, Illing prize, 1955-1962, Charles Salter prize, 1956-1963, Perry medal and prize, 1914-1960, Faber prize, 1943-1944, Baker prize for Analytical Chemistry, 1945-1956, Mary Datchelor School prize, 1949-1959, Finsbury medal, 1952-1961, David Spurr memorial medal, 1952-1961, Callendar prize in Physics, 1961-1963, H V A Briscoe prize in Inorganic Chemistry, 1964, Hinchley medal, 1942-1947, Cullis testimonial fund, 1937-1948, Kackson prize, 1952-1968, Murchison medal, 1871-1967, Marshall scholarship, 1882-1972, Warrington Smyth memorial fund, 1894-1971, Ure bursary, 1942, Vickers Group scholarship, 1969-1971, Mining scholarships, 1936-1971, Liversidge scholarship, 1928-1934, Iron and Steel Institute prize, 1966-1971, Sir Alexander McRobert memorial prize, 1945-1971, Texaco Scholarship, 1959-1963, Grace Madeline Beatty scholarships, 1959-1967, J W Siddorn prize, 1971, Unwin scholarship in Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 1935-1976, Harwood Prize, 1974-1976, Mitchell scholarship, 1975-1977, Pippard memorial medal, 1971-1972, Henry Ford II scholar award for Engineering, 1978-1981 (K6);
papers relating to postgraduate awards, comprising Dominion Science scholarships, 1923-1934, Acland essay competition, 1926-1960, Rees Jeffreys Road fund bursaries, 1962-1966, British Aircraft Corporation scholarships, 1961-1968, British Association exhibitions, 1967-1973, Rothschild Foundation fellowships, 1977-1980, Marks and Spencer fellowship, 1977-1978, proposed Usmani scholarship, 1986-1990 (K7); Royal School of Mines postgraduate awards, comprising Frecheville Research Fellowships, 1913-1922, Andre Dorfman Fellowship in Mining, 1962, Royal Dutch scholarship in Geophysics, 1966-1981, Amoco scholarship in petroleum reservoir engineering, 1970-1976, RTZ Educational Trust awards, 1960 -1967, Matthey Prize, 1897-1968, Arthur William Groves bursary, Shell Scholarship, 1991 (K8); Royal College of Science postgraduate awards, comprising Huxley memorial medal, 1899-1962, Sir John Wolfe Barry studentship on Entomology, 1912-1914, Harold John Cotes Fellowship in Protein Enzymology, 1948-1951, Applied Optics bursary, 1955-1972, Henry George Plimmer Fellowship, 1918-1966 (K9); City and Guilds College postgraduate awards, comprising Leverhulme studentship in Chemical Engineering, 1938-1957, ICI fellowships, 1945-1956, Concrete structures bursaries, 1959-1986, Wakefield Scholarship, 1935-1953, Acheson Scholarship, 1934-1939, Goldsmiths' Company bursaries, 1925-1941, Soil Mechanics Ltd, bursary, 1957-1967, John and Frances Jones scholarship, 1935-1973, bursaries in structural steelwork, 1956-1974, Ronal Stewart Jenkins prize, 1976, City and Guilds prizes, 1969-1971 (K10); Royal College of Science and Royal School of Mines inventories of apparatus, 1889-1907 (K12);
papers relating to the organisation and administration of departments, 1962-1988, including administrative appointments, 1968, Departmental Visitors Panel, 1980-1988 (K13); departmental computer facilities, 1966 (K14); laboratory equipment and furniture, 1946-1979 (K15); proposed new departments and courses, including Applied Psychology, 1950-1951, Instrument Technology, 1953-1954, social relations of science, 1934-1936, Welding Engineering, 1953, possible establishment of a Geodetic Institute, 1917, proposed educational research unit, 1968 (K16); papers relating to a questionnare on undergraduate instruction, 1960-1961 (K17); memorandum on postgraduate courses, 1955 (K18); papers concerning work shops, 1955, glass blowing facilities, 1975 (K20); report on subjects other than science and technology, 1976, papers of the Huddie study group, 1974-1976 (K21); papers relating to a regional computer centre, 1965-1966, computing charges, 1970, 1979 (K22); future of the Royal School of Mines, 1975 (K23); working party reports and minutes on Bio-engineering developments, 1968-1971 (K24); surface science and technology, 1982 (K25); correspondence relating to a proposed centre of excellence for electric surface transport research, 1973-1974 (K26); proposed centre in Theoretical Physics, 1967-1968 (K27); Blacket chair of technology, 1976-1977 (K29).
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 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 the Beit Fellowship (GF) and College Departments (KA-KZ), 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