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Academic Departments of Royal Holloway College

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0505 RHC AL256-736
Held at: Royal Holloway, University of London
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Full title: Academic Departments of Royal Holloway College
Date(s): [1901]-1972
Level of description: Subfonds of Royal Holloway College
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Extent: 5 boxes
Name of creator(s): Royal Holloway College | Academic departments
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Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract:

Brochures and syllabuses relating to various departments, 1968-1972, notably Physics, Chemistry and German. Record Book of the Zoology Department, 1936-1952, giving lists of students and notes on developments in the department. Departmental records of the Faculty of Music, notably Registers, 1915-1969, of members and music played by Royal Holloway College orchestra and choirs, lists of musical events and meetings of music societies, and lists of performers and music performed at music examinations and festivals; Organist's Handbook, [1904-1915], including details of procedure for various musical events; minute books of the Music Club, 1916-1949, and the Music Association, 1934-1954; Concert Programmes and invitations, 1908, 1915-1970.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged according to department.

Conditions governing access:

Administrative and Committee papers are closed for 30 years from the last date on file. Papers relating to individuals are usually closed for 100 years from the subject's birth. Users are advised to consult the College Archivist for specific details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies of open material may be supplied, subject to the condition of the original. Requests to publish original material should be directed to the College Archivist.

Finding aids:

'A guide to Royal Holloway College Archives' by Derryan Paul, Jun 1973.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

The Royal Holloway, University of London Archives contain the papers of the Education Council (RHC GB153-154); lecturers' termly reports, 1909-1963 (RHC AR215); inventories of the Academic Departments, 1903-1962 (RHC AR342-346); sketches of the Physics, Botanical and Chemistry laboratories by E H Fitchew (RHC RF145/14-16 & 24); photographs of laboratories and lecture rooms (RHC PH114 & 131), and staff, 1894-1912 (RHC PH205 & 282); articles in journals concerning the science departments of the College, 1963 and 1971 (RHC RF121).

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Publication note:

The history of Royal Holloway College, 1886-1986 (Constable, London, 1987), by Caroline Bingham.

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the AIM25 project.

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:
Apr 2000

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