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University of London Examinations Department

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 UoL/EX
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: University of London Examinations Department
Date(s): 1850-1994
Level of description: Sub-fonds of the University of London
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Extent: 75 folders, 1 o/s folder, 27 volumes, 1 envelope, 4 boxes and 1 publication
Name of creator(s): University of London | Examinations Department
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

No information was discovered at the time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract:

The collection comprises administrative papers including payments to examiners, programmes for Presentation Day Ceremonies, statistics for B.A. and B.Sc examinations, notes on medical education in London and procedures for holding examinations during the First and Second World Wars; statistics for overseas examinations and correspondence with the Caribbean Examinations Council from the Overseas sub-Department; papers of the London Inter-Collegiate Scholarships Board; student records on index cards and microfilms; copies of examination papers and timetables and registers of examination statistics and theses. (SOME ITEMS ARE CLOSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DATA PROTECTION ACT).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

1. Administrative Papers. 2. Overseas sub-Department. 3. London Inter-Collegiate Scholarships Board. 4. Student Records. 5. Examination Papers. 6. Registers of Theses and Examinations.

Conditions governing access:

Open except for records exempt under the Data Protection Act or 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.

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 Examinations Department

Allied Materials

Related material:

Candidate and pass lists are now held by the University of London Transcripts Office.

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:

Date(s) of descriptions:
Updated 2006-04-07, Richard Temple, 2006-08-23 Michael Broadway, 2011-08-10 Jane Kirby

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