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Queen Elizabeth College Publications: Serials and Periodicals

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA Q/SER
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: Queen Elizabeth College Publications: Serials and Periodicals
Date(s): 1920-1985
Level of description: Sub-fonds of Queen Elizabeth College
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Extent: 3.5 boxes
Name of creator(s): King's College London Household and Social Science Department, 1915-1928
King's College of Household and Social Science, 1928-1953
Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985


Administrative/Biographical history:

Queen Elizabeth College, which came into being with the granting of a Royal Charter in 1953, succeeded the Home Science and Economics classes of King's College Women's Department and King's College for Women, which started in 1908; the Household and Social Science Department of King's College for Women, which opened in 1915; and King's College of Household and Social Science, which operated from 1928. The amalgamation of the College with King's College London and Chelsea College was completed in 1985.


Scope and content/abstract:

Queen Elizabeth College serial publications, 1920-1985, comprises monthly or termly periodical publications including copies of the main College news journals such as the Principal's Newsletter, 1971, 1979-1984, King's College of Household and Social Science Magazine, 1920-1951, IOTA (the newspaper of Queen Elizabeth College), 1957-1985 (an incomplete series); and also including Computer Management Committee Circulars, 1967-1970 and the Computer Unit Bulletin, 1970-1975.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to the signature of a reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be provided for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services, King's College London.

Finding aids:

A brief list is available for consultation in the King's College London Archives Reading Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records from Queen Elizabeth College were transferred to King's in 1985.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also King's College London Serial Publications (Ref: K/SER). Queen Elizabeth College Obituaries and Press Cuttings contain news and biographical information also found in periodicals (Refs: Q/OB, Q/PC).

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

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:
February 2002

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