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Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

SYKES, John Charles Gabriel (1869-1952)


Reference code(s): GB 0098 B/SYKES

Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

Title: SYKES, John Charles Gabriel (1869-1952)

Date(s): Created 1908-1917

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 1 file

Name of creator(s): Sykes | Sir | John Charles Gabriel | 1869-1952 | civil servant


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1869; educated at Winchester, New College Oxford; entered Education Department, 1893; Assistant Secretary, Board of Education, 1904; Secretary, Departmental Committee on the future organisation of the Royal College of Science, Royal School of Mines, 1904-1906; Governor, Imperial College, 1907-1917; Secretary, Central Control Board (Liquor Traffic), 1915-1921; Knighted, 1919; joint editor of the Law of Public Education in England and Wales; member, Council for State Management Districts under the Licensing Act 1921; JP, County of London and Chairman St Margaret's Division, 1925-1950; died, 1952

Publications: The Law of Public Education in England and Wales. A practical guide to its administration with George Morgan Edwardes Jones (Rivingtons, London, 1903).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Sir John Charles Gabriel Sykes, comprising correspondence with the administration department of Imperial College, 1908-1917.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

1 file

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.

Physical characteristics:

Finding aids:

A catalogue is available at the College Archives.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:


Archival history:

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:

Records of the Governing Body (GB), held at Imperial College.

Publication note:



Archivist's note: Sources: Who Was Who (A & C Black, 1961, volume V); British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97. 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: December 2000


Personal names
Sykes | Sir | John Charles Gabriel | 1869-1952 | Knight | civil servant

Corporate names