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School of Slavonic and East European Studies Collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0369 SCH
Held at: School of Slavonic and East European Studies
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Full title: School of Slavonic and East European Studies Collection
Date(s): 1922-1997
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 4 boxes, 21 volumes and 10 video cassettes
Name of creator(s): School of Slavonic and East European Studies
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London began life as the School of Slavonic Studies, Kings' College in 1915. In 1932 the School became a self governing department of the University of London. In the post Second World War period the School expanded.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), 1922-1997, comprising:
photographs of SSEES staff and buildings, 1922-1984; SSEES Library administrative records, 1923-1994; audio tapes of lectures, speeches, discussions and broadcasts by SSEES staff or recorded at SSEES events, 1987-1993; papers on and by SSEES, 1955-1996; SSEES student newsletters, including copies of "Velesh", "Wipiwop" and "The Graduate Post", 1977-1997; correspondence and papers on proposals for SSEES' amalgamation with Queen Mary College, 1973-1974, discussions on SSEES' future with London University, 1974, and amalgamation discussions with King's College, 1975; correspondence and papers on SSEES' proposed amalgamation with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), 1985; correspondence and papers on SSEES' proposed relocation to the Westfield College site, 1986-1987; SSEES promotional videos

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, German and Russian

System of arrangement:

Papers arranged in nine classes as described in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Some items are restricted to SSEES staff and others require authorization of the Librarian. Researchers wishing to consult the archives or seeking further information should contact UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) Library, 16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Librarian.

Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue available on the SSEES website.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gernated and retained in-situ by SSEES.

Allied Materials

Related material:


National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

For a history of SSEES see Roberts, I W, "History of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, 1915-1990" (London, 1991)

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Revised by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition 2000 and National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

Date(s) of descriptions:
Revised Jan 2003

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