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Institute of Psychiatry, Academic Board

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA IOPA/AB
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: Institute of Psychiatry, Academic Board
Date(s): 1947-1999
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 6 records management boxes
Name of creator(s): Institute of Psychiatry


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Maudsley Hospital Medical School was opened in 1923 as. It was associated to the Maudsley Hospital, which was established in 1914 to treat the mentally ill. It was officially recognised by the University of London in [1933]. In 1948 it became a founder member of the newly formed British Postgraduate Medical Federation and changed its name to the Institute of Psychiatry. Maudsley Hospital amalgamated with the Bethlem Royal Hospital to form a joint teaching hospital in 1948. The Institute of Psychiatry became a school of King's College London in 1997.

The Academic Board was responsible for the academic policy of the Institute. In Oct 1997, when the Institute became a school of King's College London, the Academic Board was renamed the Institute Board.


Scope and content/abstract:

Minutes of the Academic Board (later the Institute Board), Institute of Psychiatry, Aug 1947-May 1999.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged in chronological order.

Conditions governing access:

Open. Visitors are required to provide proof of ID and sign an undertaking form.

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 Director of Archives and Information Management, King's College London.

Finding aids:

No additional finding aids.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received from the Institute of Psychiatry, Apr 2007.

Allied Materials

Related material:

King's College London Archives: Minutes of the Finance and General Purpose Committee (Ref: KCLCA IOPA/FGP).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery, 2008.

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:
Jan 2008

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