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Paddington Technical College

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1753 PTC
Held at: University of Westminster
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Full title: Paddington Technical College
Date(s): 1962-1992
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 20 volumes
Name of creator(s): Paddington Technical College
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Paddington Technical College (which originated in 1903) took over the Chelsea School of Chiropody in 1957 and in 1967 moved into new blocks on the north side of Paddington Green. The Biological Science Department of Paddington Technical College joined the Polytechnic of Central London as the School of Biological and Health Sciences in 1990, following the abolition of the Inner London Education Authority. The School moved from the Paddington campus in 1993.


Scope and content/abstract:

Prospectuses for Paddington Technical College, 1962-1982; correspondence and reports on the transfer of Medical Laboratory Science courses to PCL, 1983-1992.

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Open, subject to signing the Regulations for Access form and unless subject to the Data Protection Act 1998 or exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be supplied, for research use only, unless copyright restrictions apply or the item is too fragile to be copied. Requests to publish original material should be addressed to the University Archivist.

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Allied Materials

Related material:

The University of Westminster Archives holds records of the Polytechnic of Central London (Ref: UWA PCL).

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project, additional information added by Samantha Velumyl, AIM25 cataloguer. Sources: Victoria County History of Middlesex, ix (1989), pp 189, 269; information from donor.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with 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:
Dec 2001 and May 2008.

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