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University of London Careers Advisory Service

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 UoL/CB
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: University of London Careers Advisory Service
Date(s): 1940-1993
Level of description: Subfonds of the University of London
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Extent: 157 folders, 10 envelopes, 11 reports, 1 box index cards and 1 publication
Name of creator(s): University of London | Careers Advisory Service
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

The University of London Careers Advisory Service began with the establishment in 1909 of the University of London Appointments Board. Following the merger with the Commerce Degree Bureau in 1922 it became known as the University of London Commerce Degree Bureau and Appointments Board. In 1938 it became a separate body again. In 1970 its title was changed to the University of London Careers Advisory Board.


Scope and content/abstract:

Completed employment registration forms by female graduates of the University; minutes and supporting paperwork for meetings of the Careers Advisory Board; papers relating to Hungarian refugee students including meeting papers of various committees, administrative papers, correspondence both with individual students and other academic institutions, case files, student records, reports, statements, notes and annual reports. (SOME RECORDS ARE CLOSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DATA PROTECTION ACT).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, Hungarian, German

System of arrangement:

1. Registration Forms. 2. Careers Advisory Board Minutes. 3. Hungarian Refugee Students Scheme. 4. Annual Reports.

Conditions governing access:

Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Special Collections Reading Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests. Some records are closed in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

Finding aids:

Catalogued online. A handlist is available in the Special Collections reading room. A pdf is attached to the sub-fonds description.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

University of London Careers Advisory Board

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

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Rules or conventions:

Date(s) of descriptions:
1999-08-31 Simon McKeon, 2006-08-22 Michael Broadway, Jane Kirby 2011-09-27

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