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King's College London Registry Slip Books

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA KAR/FPS1
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: King's College London Registry Slip Books
Date(s): 1918-1968
Level of description: Series level descriptions of King's College London Archives
Extent: 70 slip books
Name of creator(s): King's College London | Registry


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Registry is responsible for the organisation and audit of academic and educational provision throughout the College, most notably in overseeing examinations and academic assessment exercises, and by way of organising ceremonies and graduations. Recently, the Registry has become a sub-section of the Office of the College Secretary and Registrar that has responsibility for servicing the Council, its main standing and special committees, and the Academic Board.


Scope and content/abstract:

King's College London Registry slip books, 1918-1968 (Ref: KAR/FPS1). Forms typically give name, age, date of birth, schooling, degrees, scholarships, exams passed, address of student, address of parent/guardian, date of matriculation, session, courses, detailed courses, exam results. They are continued in a record card series (Ref: KAR/FPS2).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Organised in an alphabetical run by surname. Female students who married may be filed under either their married or maiden name.

Conditions governing access:

Subject to an eighty-year closure period from date of leaving, but may be consulted by appropriate College staff with permission from the Ceremonies and Events Office.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, can be supplied to College staff. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services, King's College London.

Finding aids:

Slip books are located in a reserved area of the King's College London Archives Reading Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

The Registry maintained its own student file series (Ref: KAR/FP) which complements information provided in the slip books.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred by the Registry in 1981.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The slip book series follows on from King's College London Entrance Papers (KA/E). See also the main Registry file series (Ref: KAR/FP) and King's College London Registry Student Record Cards (KAR/FPS2).

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: King's College London catalogues. Compiled by Beverley Ager as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997; ISAD(G), Second edition, 2000.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January 2002

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