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Standing Committees

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1538 RCOG/B
Held at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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Full title: Standing Committees
Date(s): 1926-2008
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 9 boxes and 14 volumes
Name of creator(s): Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Administrative/Biographical history:

The decision-making work of the College is carried out through a Committee system, with administrative support from the various internal departments. The committees below are or were standing committees of the College established to make policy in relation to particular functions and interests of the College.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' Standing Committees, 1926-2008. In addition to the official agenda, minutes and papers of the committees, their sub-committees and working parties, this sub-fonds contains correspondence, papers and subject files relating to particular committee work.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As set out above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open, although restrictions apply for items containing personal information.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids:

RCOG/B3/2 have been indexed and the names of successful candidates will be found in the Index to the Guide to the College Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

The College Secretary had administrative responsibility for overseas councils and committees until the Vice President (Overseas Officer) assumed responsibility in the early 1980s.

Immediate source of acquisition:

The majority of the records below were probably transferred to the Archives by the College Secretary's Office.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Imported from the RCOG catalogue and edited by Sarah Drewery.

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:
Import: Oct 2008; edit: Feb 2009.

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