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University of London Registration Officer

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 UoL/RG
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: University of London Registration Officer
Date(s): 1861-1945
Level of description: Subfonds of the University of London
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Extent: 5 volumes and 26 envelopes
Name of creator(s): University of London | Registration Officer
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The Reform Act of 1867 permitted the University of London to elect its own Member of Parliament. All members of Convocation were entitled to be registered as constituency members and participate in the elections. Between 1868 and 1950 the University was represented by six different members of parliament. The University franchise was abolished in 1950.


Scope and content/abstract:

The collection comprises Parliamentary Registers and supplements to the Registers; election paperwork; correspondence, administrative paperwork and diaries recording arrangements and proceedings for elections and copies of Statutory Orders and Acts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

1. Parliamentary Registers. 2. Election Papers. 3. Correspondence and Administrative Papers. 4. Acts and Statutes.

Conditions governing access:

Open for research. Access to archive collections may be restricted 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 copy is attached to the sub-fonds description.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

University of London

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

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Description Notes

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Date(s) of descriptions:
1999-09-01 Simon McKeon, 2011-04-27 Jane Kirby

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