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KING'S COLLEGE LONDON: Secretary's in-correspondence

KA/IC/D1-96

Secretary’s in-correspondence from various correspondents with surnames or on topics beginning with the letter D, 1828-1915, 1920. This sub-series also contains letters regarding the College dining room.


KA/IC/D1

1828

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London mainly regarding payments of instalments for shares in the College.

9pp


KA/IC/D2

1829

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Quentin Dick (1777-1858), politician and socialite, withdrawing his subscription for the College, owing to the opinions of the founders of the College (possibly the Duke of Wellington’s support of the Roman Catholic Relief Act, 1829); Edward Dudley, Secretary of the Kidderminster branch of the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, enclosing a list of subscribers to the College from the Deanery of Kidderminster, Worcestershire.

16pp


KA/IC/D3

1830

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters in French to the Secretary of King’s College London including H Dupont offering a museum of wax models to the College.

17pp


KA/IC/D4

1831

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including John Frederic Daniell (1790-1845) thanking the Council for appointing him the Professor of Chemistry; George D’Oyly (1778-1846), College founder and member of College Council, regarding the purchase of an organ for the Chapel and his suggestions for the opening ceremony of the College; Charles Wentworth Dilke (1789-1864), editor of the Athenaeum, requesting a copy of the design of the College for his magazine; Duland & Co offering to sell French and Italian books to the College; H W Dewhurst offering to prepare anatomical illustrations for the College. Also includes an extract from the will of Sarah Duppa bequeathing four thousand pounds to the College.

21pp


KA/IC/D5

1832

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including John Frederic Daniell (1790-1845), Professor of Chemistry, presenting specimens of iron from John Gibbons to the College; William Day regarding ‘Dan’s Lithographic press’.

12pp


KA/IC/D6

1833

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including John Frederic Daniell (1790-1845), Professor of Chemistry, and Richard Partridge (1805-1873), Demonstrator of Anatomy, proposing the provision of a medical library.

12pp


KA/IC/D7

1834

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including W B Diamond, withdrawing his subscription due to the decision not to build the new College on Regent’s Park; George D’Oyly (1778-1846), College founder and member of College Council, regarding the appointment of Charles Wheatstone (1802-1875), as Professor of Experimental Philosophy.

12pp


KA/IC/D8

1835

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Thomas Dale (1879-1870), Professor of English Literature and History, tending his resignation because of increased workload at the College.

8pp


KA/IC/D9

1835 Jul 31

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of David Don (1799-1841) for the Chair of Botany, including testimonials from Francis Boott (1792-1863), physician and botanist; Robert Brown (1773-1858), botanist; Sir Robert Christison, first baronet (1797-1882), toxicologist and physician; Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (1795-1867), chemist and botanist; Edward Forster, the younger (1765-1849), botanist; Robert Graham (1786-1845), physician and botanist; Robert Kaye Greville (1794-1866), botanist; John Stevens Henslow, (1796-1861), botanist and Church of England clergyman; Thomas Horsfield (1773-1859), physician and naturalist; John Lindley (1799-1865), botanist and horticulturist; Robert Jameson (1774-1854), geologist and natural historian; David Low (1786-1859), Professor of Agriculture at Edinburgh University; Archibald Menzies (1754-1842), naval surgeon and botanical collector; Thomas Stewart Traill (1781-1862), physician and specialist in medical jurisprudence.

25pp


KA/IC/D10

1836

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London, including the resignation of Henry S Dury, Assistant Master of King’s College School. Also includes papers regarding Charles Jean Delille, Honorary French Master at the College.

20pp


KA/IC/D11

1837

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London, including John Frederic Daniell (1790-1845), Professor of Chemistry, recommending the acquisition of a microscope for his department; Henry Hermann von Dadelszen, Worsley scholar, requesting permission to complete his studies in his home city of Bonn, Germany, due to his poor health; Samuel Davis, Chapel Clerk, requesting permission not to wear the College livery.

17pp


KA/IC/D12

1838

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including a petition from the Professors of the Civil Engineering Department recommending the appointment of James Tennant (1808-1881) as a Lecturer of Geological Mineralogy; George D’Oyly, (1778-1846), College founder and member of College Council, regarding the dismissal of Henry Latter, Demonstrator of Anatomy; the successful application of William Darby for the Worsley scholarship.

23pp


KA/IC/D13

1839

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including John Frederic Daniell (1790-1845), Professor of Chemistry, presenting his collection of minerals to the College; David Don (1799-1841), Professor of Botany, regarding the dismissal of George Eastbrook, porter in the museum, and the appointment of his replacement, Charles Bell; Thomas Dale (1879-1870), Professor of English Literature and Modern History, respecting the topics of his lectures; a petition from the Professors for a room for students to practice chemistry; a draft of a letter to the Vestry Clerks of St Clement Danes parish regarding the leasing of their poor house to the College (which became King’s College Hospital).

18pp


KA/IC/D14

1840

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including John Frederick Daniell (1790-1845), Professor of Chemistry, nominating William Allen Miller (1817-1870) as the Demonstrator of Chemistry; Cornelius Donovan ([1820]-1872), Principal of the Phrenological Society, offering to lecture on phrenology at the College; the resignation of Thomas Dale (1879-1870), Professor of English Literature and Modern History.

28pp


KA/IC/D15

1840 Feb 13- 1840 Mar 4

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of William Dyce (1806-1864) for the Chair of the Theory of Fine Art, including his proposals for conducting his classes.

7pp


KA/IC/D16

1840 May 19-1840 Jul 6

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters in Spanish and English to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of Angel de Villalobos for the Chair of Spanish Language and Literature.

9pp


KA/IC/D17

1843 Apr 2-1844 Dec 3

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters and printed papers sent to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the foundation by the College of a collegiate school in Roseau, Dominica.

13pp


KA/IC/D18

1841

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including John Frederick Daniell (1790-1845), Professor of Chemistry, requesting permission to teach students from the Government School of Design, Somerset House, a series of classes on light and colour during the summer, and the installation of new fittings in the Chemical Laboratory; William Dennison, Clerk of Works, on improvements to the College building, including the construction of a fence on the roof of the College to prevent lead being stolen.

20pp


KA/IC/D19

1842

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Thomas Day and J M White regarding the arrangement for the teaching of drawing in the Forest and Blackheath Drawing Schools; the unsuccessful applications of Henry Denny (1803-1871), entomologist, and George Don (1798-1856), botanist and plant collector, for the Chair of Botany; William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding building work around the College, including estimates for plastering the classroom of William Hayes, Assistant Master of King’s College School, and the possible conversion of 31 Surrey Street as a residence for medical students. Also includes applications for the post of Landscape Drawing Master at King’s College School.

38pp


KA/IC/D20

1843

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including a report of William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding building work around the College including alterations to the library windows, with a drawing of the proposed windows; Walter Ruding Deverell, Governor of the School of Design, donating casts of architectural ornaments to the College for the Theory of Fine Arts class; The School of Design requesting permission to hold lectures in the College.

31pp


KA/IC/D21

1844

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Dr Davis, Principal of the London Private Schools, requesting his school be brought into union with the College, including a circular regarding the school (‘Schools in Union’ were district and other grammar schools awarded an annual scholarship and other privileges by the College).

17pp


KA/IC/D22

1843-1844

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the Dominica School, a classical seminary in Roseau, Dominica, including applications for posts at the school.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D23

1845

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including George William Daniell regarding the death of his father John Frederick Daniell (1790-1845), Professor of Chemistry; William Dennison, Clerk of Works, concerning improvements to the College; G Dickenson requesting changes in the dates of vacation of the King’s College School.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D24

1846

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding improvements to the College; Charles John D’Oyly concerning a tablet for his late father, George D’Oyly (1778-1846), College founder and member of College Council, in the College Chapel. Also includes an estimate from R Duncombe for painting work in the College.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D25

1847

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding improvements to the College; Mary Dobson recommending the College employ Margaret Jones to supply milk to the College; the resignation of J G R De Joux, Principal of the proposed collegiate school Roseau, Dominica. Also includes letters from Charles Dickens (1812-1870), author, regarding his son’s absence and subsequent withdrawal from King’s College School.

1 bundle and 2pp


KA/IC/D26

1848

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding improvements to the College. Also includes a petition from Joshua Frederick Denham and others of the Mary-le-Strand parochial schools requesting permission for their schools to be brought into union with the College (‘Schools in Union’ were district and other grammar schools awarded an annual scholarship and other privileges by the College).

1 bundle


KA/IC/D27

1849

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding improvements to the College.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D28

1850

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the College Annual dinner; testimonials from parents of pupils from Croydon Collegiate School. .

1 bundle


KA/IC/D29

1851

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Samuel James Davis, former policeman, requesting funds from the College to assist his emigration after blaming the College for losing him his job; William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding improvements to the College.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D30

1852

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding improvements to the College.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D31

1853

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding improvements to the College; the successful application of Charles Underwood Dasent for the post of Assistant Master of King’s College School. Also including invitations to the members of College Council to the College dinner and letters regarding the vacant Chair of Divinity.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D32

1854

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the successful application of Charles Underwood Dasent for post the of Assistant Master at King’s College School; the unaccepted resignation of George Webb Dasent (1817-1896), Professor of English Literature and Modern History; William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding improvements to the College. Also includes applications for the Chair of Landscape Drawing including John Joseph Cotman (1814-1878), William Riviere, (1806-1876), Henry Mayle Whichelo, ([1784]-1865), Robert William Buss (1804-1875), and the successful applicant Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), (see KA/IC/D33).

1 bundle


KA/IC/D33

1854

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Bound volume of pasted testimonials in support of the successful application of Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889) for the Chair of Landscape Drawing.

1 item


KA/IC/D34

1855

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including J Dobson authorising the College to be able to receive methylated spirit; the successful application of Charles Duffield for post of porter of the Materia Medica Museum.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D35

1856

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Charles Underwood Dasent, Assistant Master of King’s College School, requesting permission to take boarders; Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Landscape Drawing, requesting use of the Library for a meeting of the Photographic Society; the successful application of Edward Ash Hadow for post of Demonstrator of Chemistry.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D36

1857

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Landscape Drawing, requesting leave to take photographs for the Committee of the Art Treasures of Manchester; William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding improvements to the College especially the construction of a photographic chamber.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D37

1858

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters and printed papers to the Secretary of King’s College London including William Dennison, Clerk of Works, regarding improvements to the College.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D38

1862

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Charles Henry Olive Daniel (1836-1919), Lecturer of Classical Literature, regarding his appointment as a Resident Censor and Chaplain; Charles Underwood Dasent, Assistant Master of King’s College School, complaining about sandwiches offered in the College dining hall; George Dawson, Lecturer of Photography, accepting the Lectureship of Photography and on the building of the photographic laboratories.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D39

1860-1864, 1920

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters and printed papers sent to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the Deane Memorial fund including small bound booklets of the subscribers to the fund and a bound receipt book. H W Deane was a medical student who caught typhus while attending patients at King’s College Hospital. The fund was to purchase a bed in his name at the Hospital. Also includes letters, 1860, regarding a memorial to Dr Robert Bentley Todd (1809-1860), consultant physician of King’s College Hospital.

1 file and 1 item


KA/IC/D40

1863

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the resignations of Charles Henry Olive Daniel (1836-1919), Lecturer of Classical Literature, and Charles Underwood Dasent, Assistant Master of King’s College School; George Dawson, Lecturer of Photography, offering his support to the refurbishment of the College Chapel and complaining about its poor condition; the successful application of Edwin Evan Day for the post of Assistant Physician for the Diseases of Women and Children at King’s College Hospital; Daukes & Co, wine merchants, enclosing a price list. Also includes a set of letters to John Richardson Major (1797-1876), Headmaster of King’s College School, from his staff giving their opinions on the condition of the food in the dining hall.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D41

1863 Mar 25-1863 Apr 4

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of Edwin Evan Day for post of Assistant Physician of the Diseases of Women and Children at King’s College Hospital.

6pp


KA/IC/D42

1864

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the successful application of Alexander James Donald D’Orsey ([1814]-1894) for the Lectureship of Public Reading. Also includes applications for the Chair of Geometrical Engineering and Architectural Drawing from Augustine Maria Aglio, (1777-1857); Wyke Bayliss, (1835-1906); and Thomas Shotter Boys (1803-1874).

1 bundle


KA/IC/D43

1865

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including tenders from caterers to supply luncheons in the College dining room.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D44

1866 Jan 19-1868 May 26

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from A J Da Costa Ricci, Evening Class Portuguese Lecturer regarding his classes.

8pp


KA/IC/D45

1866 Jan 1-1868 Mar 20

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from Alexander James Donald D’Orsey ([1814]-1894), Lecturer of Public Reading.

21pp


KA/IC/D46

1866 Feb 22-1866 Aug 23

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Landscape Drawing.

5pp


KA/IC/D47

1866

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Philip Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Landscape Drawing, regarding the condition of King’s College School dining hall.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D48

1867

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Charles Darwin (1809-1882), naturalist, requesting information on the College for his son; Hugh Welch Diamond (1809-1886), requesting the use of a room in the College for an exhibition by the Photographic Society.

8pp


KA/IC/D49

1867

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D50

1868 Sep 8-1868 Nov

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Landscape Drawing.

2pp


KA/IC/D51

1868

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

King’s College London Secretary’s in- Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including letters relating to College Council dinners.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D52

1869 Dec 8-1874 Dec 12

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London in French and English regarding the successful application of Alexandre Louis Dupuis ([1840]-1906) for the post of Assistant French Master and later the post of French Master of King’s College School.

23pp


KA/IC/D53

1868

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of John and Susan Donovan for posts of resident porter and wife at the College.

5pp


KA/IC/D54

1869

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application William Henry Drew for the Chair of Mathematics.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D55

1869

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including William Davis regarding his mistreatment by Mr [Alfred] Winkley, a College clerk; Alexander James Donald D’Orsey ([1814]-1894), Lecturer of Public Reading, suggesting ways to raise money for the College; Mary Anne Duffield regarding the death of her husband Charles Duffield, Porter of the Materia Medica Museum.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D56

1869

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of Peter Martin Duncan (1824-1891), for the Chair of Geology, including testimonials from Robert Alfred Cloyne Godwin Austen, (1808-1884); David Forbes, (1828-1876); Charles Lyell first baronet (1797-1875), former Professor of Geology; Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792-1871); Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay, (1814-1891).

16pp


KA/IC/D57

1870

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Edward Henry Stanley Earl of Derby (1826-1893), regarding his donation; E B Dennison regarding the resignation of James Gylby Lonsdale (1816-1892), Professor of Classical Literature; Dines & Bandrers, builders, regarding construction of a new roof on the College dining hall; the resignation of John Donavan, porter; Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff (1829-1906), Under-Secretary for India, regarding the conduct of the Indian Civil Engineering College. Also includes applications for the post of Demonstrator of Chemistry.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D58

1870

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from prospective students with surnames beginning with the letter D requesting information on the College.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D59

1871

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including George Dawson, Lecturer of Photography, proposing he be made the Professor of Photography.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D60

1872

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the application of Alfred Baynard Duffin (1834-1913), Physician of King’s College Hospital, for the Lectureship of Medical Jurisprudence; John Davis requesting permission to take in boarders; George Dawson, Lecturer of Photography, requesting the College appoint an assistant for him. Also includes a typescript list of subscribers to Her Majesty’s late visit to St. Paul’s.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D61

1872

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the relocation of the drawing classroom, including the possible conversion of the George III Museum.

9pp


KA/IC/D62

1873

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Major P Dunbar of the Church Defence Institution requesting use of a room for meetings.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D63

1873

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript and printed letters and papers sent to the Secretary of King’s College London in Chinese and English regarding the successful application of Robert Kennaway Douglas (1838-1913) for the Chair of Chinese Language and Literature including an extract from a British Museum catalogue of Chinese books completed by Douglas.

1 file


KA/IC/D64

1874

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Alexander James Donald D’Orsey ([1814]-1894), Lecturer of Public Reading, offering speech therapy to students over the Christmas vacation; Robert Kennaway Douglas (1838-1913), Professor of Chinese Language and Literature, requesting permission to use the College for the International Congress of Orientalists.

1 bundle


KA/IC/D65

1874 Jan 30 - 1974 Jul 8

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of Alfred Baynard Duffin (1834-1913), Physician with Care of Out-Patients at King’s College Hospital, for the post of Physician of King’s College Hospital, including testimonials from George Burrows (1801-1887); Charles James Blasius Williams (1801-1887); Samuel Wilks, (1824-1911); Charles Murchison (1830-1879), former physician at King’s College Hospital; Wilson Fox, physician.

8pp


KA/IC/D66

1875

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Alexander James Donald D’Orsey ([1814]-1894), Lecturer of Public Reading, offering speech therapy to students over the Easter vacation.

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KA/IC/D67

1876

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Phillip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Landscape and Drawing and Perspective, appealing to the Council for help on behalf of the family of deceased John Richardson Major (1797-1876), former Headmaster of King’s College School; the successful application of Alfred Baynard Duffin (1834-1913), Physician at King’s College Hospital for the Chair of Pathological Anatomy.

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KA/IC/D68

1876-1877

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including William Henry Drew, Professor of Mathematics regarding proposals to alter the length of the summer vacation.

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KA/IC/D69

1878 Oct 30 -1878 Dec 10

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the dismissal of George Dawson, Lecturer of Photography [see KA/IC/D70].

11pp


KA/IC/D70

1878

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including George Dawson, Lecturer of Photography, regarding his dismissal [see KA/IC/D69].

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KA/IC/D71

1879 May 21-1879 May 29

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of Richard Evan Day, Physics Evening Class Lecturer, for the Mathematics Lectureship, including a testimonial from William Grylls Adams (1836-1915), Professor of Natural Philosophy.

4pp


KA/IC/D72

1879

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Landscape Drawing, stating his disapproval of the scheme for a ‘school of art’ proposed by William Joseph Glenny (1838-1886), Professor of Geometrical, Engineering and Architectural Drawing; Edward Henry Stanley, Earl of Derby (1826-1893) resigning his seat on College Council.

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KA/IC/D73

1879 Sep 24 -1879 Oct 31

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Landscape Drawing and Perspective, for the Chair of Practical Fine Art.

14pp


KA/IC/D74

1880

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Robert Evan Day, Mathematics Lecturer, complaining about the poor condition of classrooms and laboratory; Charles Culliford Boz Dickens (1837-1896), magazine editor and compiler of guidebooks, requesting information on the College for their entry in Dickens’s Dictionary of London; Alexander James Donald D’Orsey ([1814]-1894), Lecturer of Public Reading, publicizing his elocution classes for teachers; the unsuccessful application of Norman Dalton ([1858]-1923) for post of Medical Registrar to King’s College Hospital (later appointed pathological registrar in 1883).

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KA/IC/D75

1881

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Fine Arts, regarding progress of his art classes for ladies at Kensington; Kenneth S Douglas, German student, on the absence of Charles Adolphus Buchheim (1828-1900), Professor of German Language and Literature, from his evening classes; Harriet Denton offering to take in boarders; the resignation of William Henry Drew, Professor of Mathematics.

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KA/IC/D76

1882

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Charles Culliford Boz Dickens (1837-1896), magazine editor and compiler of guidebooks, requesting information on the College for their entry in Dickens’s Dictionary of London; Alexander James Donald D’Orsey, Professor of Public Reading, disapproving of the appointment of Charles James Plumptre (1818-1887), Evening Class Lecturer of Public Reading and Speaking, as his possible successor (see KA/IC/P68); E Herbert Draper, Secretary of the Skinners’ Company, forwarding their donation towards the College’s public appeal for the education of women (used to fund the creation of King’s College London Ladies Department).

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KA/IC/D77

1883

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London.

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KA/IC/D78

1884

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Lousia M A D’Oyly regarding the donation of a bust of her late husband, Charles John D’Oyly ([1821]-1884) to the College; the resignation of Maximilian Arminius Gustavus Dietert, Assistant German Master at King’s College School.

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KA/IC/D79

1885 May 7

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters and printed papers sent to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the King’s College London dinner for members of the College and University College London, including menus; large seating plan; guide to seating plan.

2pp and 3 items (all oversized)


KA/IC/D80

1885

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Fine Art, requesting heating in the building in which he taught the Ladies’ Classes at Kensington Square; the resignation of Leon Delbos ([1850]-1916), Assistant French master of King’s College School.

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KA/IC/D81

1886

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the successful application of Norman Dalton ([1858]-1923), Pathological Registrar, for the post of Assistant Physician of King’s College Hospital.

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KA/IC/D82

1887

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the resignation of Philip Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Fine Arts; Alexander James Donald D’Orsey ([1814]-1894), Professor of Public Reading, recommending Charles Reeve Taylor be appointed as his assistant; C Bagshawe Dixon requesting information on John Yarrow who claimed to have once worked at the College, and other exaggerated claims. Also includes a list of students in the Chinese Evening Class and their employers.

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KA/IC/D83

1888

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the unsuccessful application of Charles Draper for the post of Master of Commercial Division of King’s College School.

3pp


KA/IC/D84

1888

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including a list of students in the Chinese Evening Class and their employers.

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KA/IC/D85

1889

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the Deans of the College’s Departments requesting the relocation of the libraries; H Dearden requesting permission to use a room in the College for the Orchestral Society of the Civil Service Department to practice; Ellen M Delamotte regarding the death of her husband Philip Henry Delamotte (1821-1889), Professor of Fine Art and Drawing; Robert Kennaway Douglas (1838-1913), Professor of Chinese, regarding the formation of the Oriental Department. Also includes a list of students in the Chinese Evening Class and their employers.

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KA/IC/D86

1890

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the resignations of Alexander James Donald D’Orsey ([1814]-1894), Professor of Public Reading and Peter Martin Duncan (1824-1891), Professor of Geology and Mineralogy.

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KA/IC/D87

1890 Jul 10

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letter to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the unsuccessful application of Thomas Denham for the post of Librarian.

1pp


KA/IC/D88

1891

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including M Duncan informing the College of the death of his father, Peter Martin Duncan (1824-1891), former Professor of Geology and Mineralogy; Alexandre Louis Dupuis ([1840]-1906), French Master of King’s College School, defending himself against student complaints (see KA/IC/C115).


KA/IC/D89

1892

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London.

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KA/IC/D90

1893

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Norman Dalton ([1858]-1923), Pathological Registrar of King’s College Hospital, regarding his appointment as Professor of Pathological Anatomy.

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KA/IC/D91

1894

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Lucy D’Orsey informing the College of the death of her husband, Alexander James Donald D’Orsey ([1814]-1894), former Professor of Public Reading; Viscount Cranbourne, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil (1830-1903), accepting a seat on College Council.

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KA/IC/D92

1895

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Duke, Waring, Crisp & Co, builders, regarding the erection of a fence around the playground at 91a Waterloo Road (the Civil Service Department).

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KA/IC/D93

1906-1907

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript and typescript letters to King’s College London mainly to Lilian Mary Faithfull (1865-1952), Vice Principal of the Women’s Department, regarding the establishment of the Archbishop’s diploma in Theology and Divinity Studies for female students.

33pp


KA/IC/D94

1908

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including S Darlington regarding the bequest of astronomical slides by Lt Col John Campbell.

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KA/IC/D95

1913-1914

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the London & Middlesex Counties Rifle Association, regarding use of a room.

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KA/IC/D96

1914-1915

Secretary’s in-correspondence: Letters to the Secretary of King’s College London from correspondents with surnames or topics beginning with the letter D

Manuscript letters and printed papers to the Secretary of King’s College London including Athene Sterndale Bennett publicizing the Daily Telegraph Shilling Fund for Belgium appeal (a grant of money presented to Albert I, King of the Belgians (1875-1934) to distribute to the people of Belgium).

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