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King's College Hospital Registers, Indexes and Inventories

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA KH/R, KH/IN, KH/INC & KH/INV
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: King's College Hospital Registers, Indexes and Inventories
Date(s): Created 1879-1980
Level of description: Series of King's College Hospital
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Extent: 38 volumes, 2 card indexes
Name of creator(s): King's College Hospital


Administrative/Biographical history:

Registers were created by the staff of King's College Hospital in the conduct of their business. Also includes indexes of Belgrave Hospital for Children and the Royal Eye Hospital which joined King's College Hospital Group in 1948, and Dulwich Hospital which joined in 1963.


Scope and content/abstract:

Registers of King's College Hospital, 1879-1980, consisting of register of gifts, 1879-1909, (KH/R1); anaesthetics registers, 1894-1958 (KH/R2-9); register of x-rays, 1944-1972, (KH/R9); registers of bequests, 1900-1980, (KH/R10-11); absence register for surgical and medical staff, 1900-1947, (KH/R12); in-patients payment registers, 1925-1940, (KH/R13-19); honorary medical and dental staff attendance registers, 1937-1952, (KH/R25-27); clinical assistants attendance registers, 1946-1949, 1956-1957, (KH/R28-29); register of payment for examinations taken by medical and dental students, 1938-1950, (KH/R30); register of appointments of domestic staff at King's College Hospital, 1884-1949, (KH/R32); King's College Hospital Indexes, 1905-1913, (KH/IN1-5), possibly to ledgers; card index of Belgrave Hospital and Royal Eye Hospital House Committee minute books, [1948-1963], (KH/INC4); card index of Dulwich Hospital House Committee minutes, [1964-1965], (KH/INC6); inventories and valuations of various fixtures and fittings, general furniture, equipment and technical equipment, 1941, (KH/INV1-6).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged under 'Registers', 'Indexes' and 'Inventories of furniture, fittings, fixtures and equipment'.

Conditions governing access:

Administrative and committee papers are closed for 30 years from the last date on file, and student/staff records are closed for 80 years.

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 Archive Services, King's College London.

Finding aids:

Handlist available in the reading room of the College Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

King's College Hospital.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Post mortem registers (Ref: GB 0100 KCLCA KCH/PMR), death registers (Ref: GB 0100 KCLCA KH/R21-24), and medical and surgical registers (Ref: GB 0100 KCLCA KCH/RGM & KCH/RGS), are also held in the College Archive.

Publication note:

Description Notes

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Rules or conventions:

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2000

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