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King's College London Student Report Books

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA KA/RPT
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: King's College London Student Report Books
Date(s): 1842-1969
Level of description: Series level descriptions of King's College London Archives
Extent: 17 volumes and 15 archive boxes.
Name of creator(s): King's College London


Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract:

King's College London student report books including General Literature and Science registers, 1842-1911, Military and Civil Service Departments, 1849-1856, Engineering students, 1843-1912, Science register, 1903-1912, Science sessional reports, 1917-1921, medical registers, 1849-1885. The later series consists of sessional reports for the Arts Faculty, 1913-1959, Science Faculty, 1921-1969, and all faculties, 1953-1959. Information contained typically includes the careers of individual students and leaving dates.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The registers are grouped according to department and chronologically. The sessional reports are arranged chronologically overall, subdivided into first, second, third and fourth year students, then arranged alphabetically within year groups.

Conditions governing access:

Subject to an eighty year closure period from date of leaving, but may be consulted by Departmental staff and other appropriate College staff with permission from the Registry.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies are not normally supplied from the volumes because of their fragile condition.

Finding aids:

Lists are available for consultation in the King's College London Archives Reading Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

College Secretary's Office

Allied Materials

Related material:

From 1918 onwards information on student careers can be found in the King's College London Registry Slip Books (KAR/FPS). See also the main series of Registry student files (Ref: KAR/FP) and the student records of individual departments and faculties where available.

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

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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