Reference code(s): GB 0098 GC
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Title: Board of Studies of Imperial College and related Committees
Date(s): Created 1911-2000 (ongoing)
Level of description: Series of Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine records
Extent: 14 boxes
Name of creator(s): Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
After Imperial College received its new charter in 1998, the Governing Body was replaced by a Court and Council, and the Board of Studies by the Senate. The committees of the Board of Studies became committees of the Senate.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Board of Studies and related Committees of Imperial College, 1911-2000, comprising minutes of the Board of Studies, 1911-1998, the Senate, 1998-2000 (GC); papers of sub-committees, relating to the Associate Royal College of Science diploma, 1923-1926, the Associate Royal School of Mines course for Cambridge University, 1927-1929 (GCA); Rectors' correspondence relating to the Board of Studies, 1962-1975 (GCB); papers relating to the Infrastructure Working Party on the Board of Studies, 1967-1972 (GCD); papers of the 1970 Committee, comprising correspondence, 1962-1967, minutes, 1962-1964, reports, 1964, papers of the Rector, Sir Patrick Linstead, 1962-1965 (GCE); records of the Admissions Policy Committee, comprising minutes, 1958-1960, papers of the Rector, Sir Patrick Linstead, 1958-1960, correspondence of the Registrar and departments, 1955-1969, general correspondence, 1967-1973, including Headmistresses' conference (GCCB); Academic Development Committee papers, 1977-1978 (GCCC); papers relating to the Science of Materials Committees, comprising agendas and correspondence, 1962-1974, minutes, 1962-1978 (GCCS); papers relating to working parties, including the Working Party on infrastructure, 1968-1978, and on Energy Studies, 1973-1977 (GCF).
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:
The main bulk of the records were transferred to the College Archives from the Registry.
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
Imperial College Commitee records relating to Student and Staff Administration (GD), and records of the Registry (GR), 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