Reference code(s): GB 0098 L
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Title: Teaching Methods and Equipment records of Imperial College
Date(s): Created 1948-1991 (ongoing)
Level of description: Series of Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine records
Extent: 3 boxes
Name of creator(s): Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
Interdisciplinary centres which cross traditional boundaries between departments were established at Imperial College in 1977, with the founding of the Imperial College Centre for Environmental Technology. The Pimlico Connection is a community-based tutoring scheme for students of Imperial College and was established in 1975.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records relating to Teaching Methods and Equipment at Imperial College, 1948-1991, including papers of Interdisciplinary Research Centres, notably Population Biology, Process Systems Engineering, Semi-Conductor Materials; minutes and inventories of the Audio visual aids working party, 1966-1967; representation on the British Universities Film Council, 1948-1963 (LA);
Hale Committee Report on teaching methods, 1964-1965 (LB);
papers of the Educational Technology Committee, 1968-1978, including Rector's correspondence and report on computers (LC);
Education Forum leaflets; papers relating to Unusual Entry Procedure meeting, 1981 (LD);
papers concerning English classes, 1972-1974 (LE);
reports and correspondence of the Postgraduate education working party, 1975-1977 (LF);
papers relating to the presentation of technical education, 1958-1964 (LL);
papers concerning Pimlico Connection tutoring schemes, 1981-1991, comprising reports and brochure (LP).
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.
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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