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

KA/IC/K1-67

Secretary’s in-correspondence from correspondents with surnames or on topics beginning with the letter K, 1828-1915. This sub-series also includes letters regarding King’s College School and King’s College Hospital.


KA/IC/K1

1828-1829

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Joseph Kay recommending a site for the new College, lying ‘about the same distance as the northern part of the Regent’s Park, from St Paul’s, Hyde Park Corner & Westminster Abbey’; John Knowles requesting permission to dedicate his second edition of his grammatical work to the College.

5pp


KA/IC/K2

1830-1835

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Benjamin Hall Kennedy (1804-1889) offering his services as a classical tutor to the College; the Directors of Kensington Grammar School requesting that their school be brought into Union with the College, (‘Schools in Union’ were district and other grammar schools which the College awarded an annual scholarship and other privileges).

6pp


KA/IC/K3

1835

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

Printed papers sent to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding King’s College School, Nassau, Bahamas, including a prospectus and a copy of The Royal Gazette and Bahamas Advertiser Vol. XXII 1835 Jul 18.

2pp


KA/IC/K4

1836-1837

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including R B Knowles, J W Ayre, J D Ridout, T Edge and W Morris, students complaining about the loss of their cloaks.

5pp


KA/IC/K5

1839-1844

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Raja Kale Krishna presenting his works in Bengali and Urdu to the College Library. Also includes letters regarding the dismissal of W H Kearney, Curator of the Anatomy Museum; the successful application of William Kettle for a post in the Secretary’s Office.

38pp


KA/IC/K6

1840 Mar 13

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

Manuscript letter to the Secretary of King’s College London from the Committee of Management of King’s College Hospital informing College Council that the new hospital was ready to be opened.

1pp


KA/IC/K7

1845

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including a report of the Committee of Finance regarding the resignation of William Kettle, a clerk in the Secretary’s Office, and his possible replacement.

4pp


KA/IC/K8

1846

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Thomas H King donating the skins of various animals from Western Australia to the Anatomy Museum.

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KA/IC/K9

1847 Mar 9

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

Manuscript minutes of a committee appointed to examine the mathematical department of King’s College School, including statements from John Richardson Major (1797-1876), Headmaster, James Hann (1799-1856), Mathematical Master, Joseph Edwards ([1802-1875]), Assistant Master, John Fearnley (1800-1869), Assistant Master, and James Haddon (1811-1870), Arithmetical Master.

2pp


KA/IC/K10

1848 Jul 5 - 1848 Sep 18

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

Manuscript letter to the Secretary of King’s College London from Charles Kingsley (1819-1875), novelist, regarding his brother, Henry Kingsley (1830-1876).

3pp


KA/IC/K11

1848 Jul 22 - 1848 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 K

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding a complaint by Thomas Markby (1824-1870), Assistant Master of the King’s College School, about the lack of discipline at the school.

6pp


KA/IC/K12

1848

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

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

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KA/IC/K13

1849

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Walter Kelly complaining about the late payment for his microscope exhibition; John G F H Knapp, student, presenting an ‘elephant tooth’ to the College.

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KA/IC/K14

1850

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

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

6pp


KA/IC/K15

1851

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Sir Richard Torin Kindersley (1792-1879) turning down a seat on College Council.

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KA/IC/K16

1852

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including John Prescott Knight (1803-1881) requesting permission for students of the Royal Academy of Art be allowed to attend anatomy lectures. Also includes papers regarding King’s College Hospital.

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KA/IC/K17

1853

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Thomas Kimber requesting permission to take in boarders from the Military Science Department.

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KA/IC/K18

1854

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including F King enclosing the donation to the College from the Corporation of Liverpool.

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KA/IC/K19

1855

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

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

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KA/IC/K20

1856

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

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

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KA/IC/K21

1857

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

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Thomas Kimber, presenting his model of Blackheath, London, and its environs to the College; James Kilner (1803-1866), Clerk of the Strand Union, enquiring about the collection of poor rates in the Strand area.

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KA/IC/K22

1858

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

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Samuel Kinns of Highbury New Park Collegiate School, requesting his school be brought into union with the College, (‘Schools in Union’ were district and other grammar schools which the College awarded an annual scholarship and other privileges).

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KA/IC/K23

1861, 1885

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of Robert Kerr (1823-1904) for the Chair of the Art of Construction, including testimonials from Sir Matthew Digby Wytt (1820-1877), Architect and writer on art; Sydney Smirke (1798-1877), architect. Also includes including a programme of lectures and a note regarding Robert Kerr’s diagrams.

2 files


KA/IC/K24

1862

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

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including James Durant Kingdon (1831-1899), Assistant Master at King’s College School, regarding the formation of the School’s cricket club.

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KA/IC/K25

1863

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including R K Koster, Evening Class Dutch lecturer, informing College Council of the unpopularity of his course.

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KA/IC/K26

1864

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

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

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KA/IC/K27

1865

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the successful application of Charles William Kett (1831-1888) for the post of Assistant Master at King’s College School.

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KA/IC/K28

1866

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Charles William Kett (1831-1888), requesting his appointment as Assistant Master at King’s College School be made temporary; South Kensington Museum regarding the loan of a set of minerals and metallurgy products to the College; King’s College School cricket club relating the funding of the club. Also includes a printed leaflet about King’s College Hospital.

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KA/IC/K29

1867

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

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the successful application of Charles Kelly (1845-1904) for the post of Medical Registrar of King’s College Hospital and later the post of Pathological Registrar and Curator of the Anatomy Museum.

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KA/IC/K30

1868

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

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Col. W F Erskine Knollys, requesting the use of the large hall for a service of the Association of Lay Helpers; George Johnson (1818-1896), Professor of the Principles and Practice of Medicine, suggesting the College employ a photographer for the official portrait of Richard William Jelf (1798-1871), former Principal, instead of a portrait painter; the Science and Art Education Committee of the South Kensington Museum regarding the Whitworth scholarship for Mechanical Engineering.

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KA/IC/K31

1869

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Robert Kerr (1823-1904), Professor of the Arts of Construction, complaining about the inadequacy of funding and organisation for his post; Charles William Kett (1831-1888), Assistant Master of King’s College School, regarding improvements for the service in the dining hall.

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KA/IC/K32

1869 Mar 26 - 1869 Mar 30

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of Charles Kelly (1845-1904), Pathological Registrar and Curator of the Anatomy Museum, for the post of Assistant Physician at King’s College Hospital, including testimonials from Edmund Alexander Parkes (1819-1876), physician and hygienist; Samuel Wilks (1824-1911), physician.

7pp


KA/IC/K33

1870

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Robert Kerr (1823-1904), Professor of the Arts of Construction, regarding his appointment as Dean of the Applied Sciences Department and proposing changes for the Chair of Chemistry; Charles William Kett (1831-1888), Assistant Master of King’s College School, requesting leave to care for his sick daughter.

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KA/IC/K34

1871

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

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the King’s College Club, Oxford, inviting students of King’s College School who wish to go to Oxford to a meeting.

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KA/IC/K35

1872

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

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

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KA/IC/K36

1873

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

Manuscript letters and papers sent to the Secretary of King’s College London comprising a report on the examiners at King’s College School and applications for a post of Assistant Master.

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KA/IC/K37

1873

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including James Kindall, builder, enclosing an estimate and plan for the provision of lockers at the College.

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KA/IC/K38

1874

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including the resignation of Charles Kelly (1845-1904), Assistant Surgeon at King’s College Hospital and Curator of the Anatomy Museum; Robert Kerr (1823-1904), Professor of the Arts of Construction, regarding the proposal that sons of College staff receive education at King’s College School at reduced rates. Also includes papers from King’s College Hospital, mainly regarding a dispute between William Smoult Playfair (1835-1903), Professor of Obstetric Medicine and the Secretary of King’s College Hospital (Edward Montague Forster).

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KA/IC/K39

1875

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Charles William Kett (1831-1888), Assistant Master of King’s College School, complaining about the poor condition of his classroom.

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KA/IC/K40

1876 June 22

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

Manuscript letter to the Secretary of King’s College London from James Kindell, builder, regarding a proposed bookcase for room of Henry William Watkins (1844-1922), Censor, including two plans of the bookcase.

4pp


KA/IC/K41

1876

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

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

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KA/IC/K42

1877

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Knight & Fletcher, jewellers and engravers, regarding bookplate printing plates for prize books.

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KA/IC/K43

1878

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including J Taylor Kay, Librarian of Owen’s College, Manchester, requesting information on the number of students on art and medical courses at King’s.

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KA/IC/K44

1879

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

Manuscript letters and printed papers to the Secretary of King’s College London including Charles Kelly (1845-1904), former Assistant Physician at King’s College Hospital, accepting the Chair of Hygiene; Robert Kerr (1823-1904), Professor of the Arts of Construction, informing the College of the illness of his sons, pupils at King’s College School; Henry King, Principal of St. Leonards-on-sea Collegiate School, East Sussex, requesting information on King’s, enclosing a flyer advertising the School; John Kirk (1847-1922), Secretary of the Open Air Mission requesting the use of a room in the College for a meeting, including a report of the Mission. Also includes a petition from the King’s College Union Society requesting a new room for the meetings of the Union Society enclosing a printed circular requesting donations for King’s College Magazine.

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KA/IC/K45

1880

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including a petition from the members of the King’s College School Literary Union, requesting the College provide a gas lamp for their meeting room.

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KA/IC/K46

1881

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

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

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KA/IC/K47

1882

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including James Kindell, builder and contractor, mainly regarding his work on the main lecture theatre at the College, including a sketch of the seating arrangement.

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KA/IC/K48

1883

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

Manuscript report sent to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding an enquiry into the private tuition provided by the staff of King’s College School out of normal school hours.

9pp


KA/IC/K49

1883

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including from the King’s College Theological Society regarding their conference.

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KA/IC/K50

1884 Apr 1 -1884 Apr 9

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London regarding the successful application of Richard John Knowling (1852-1919) for the post of College Censor and Chaplain.

9pp


KA/IC/K51

1884

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including papers regarding King’s College Hospital.

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KA/IC/K52

1885

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

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including James Kindell, builder and general contractor, regarding work carried out on 13 Kensington Square for the Ladies Department. Also includes letters regarding the King’s College School Old Boys’ Club.

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KA/IC/K53

1886

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

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

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KA/IC/K54

1887

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Charles William Kett (1831-1888), Assistant Master of King’s College School, informing College Council he could not teach for some months as he was suffering from jaundice. Also includes papers regarding King’s College Hospital.

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KA/IC/K55

1888

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Charles William Kett (1831-1888), Assistant Master of King’s College School, resigning due to ill health and informing the College of the death of his step-father, William Hayes (1813-1888), former Assistant Master at King’s College School; Lousia Kett, informing the College of the death of her husband, Charles William Kett. Also includes papers regarding King’s College Hospital.

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KA/IC/K56

1889

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Charles Kelly (1845-1904), Professor of Hygiene, regarding his examination of the College’s drains after a spate of illnesses among the students; Lousia Kett, widow of Charles William Kett (1831-1888), Assistant Master of King’s College School, requesting a plaque be erected in the College Chapel in his memory; W A Knight, Secretary of the Civil Service Rifle Volunteers School of Arms. Also includes letters regarding donations to King’s College Hospital.

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KA/IC/K57

1890

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

Manuscript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including a letter of support from Sir Alexander Blackie William Kennedy (1847-1928) for the successful application of David Sing Capper (1864-1926) for the Chair of Mechanical Engineering.

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KA/IC/K58

1891

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

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

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KA/IC/K59

1892

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

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

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KA/IC/K60

1893-1894

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

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

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KA/IC/K61

1895

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

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

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KA/IC/K62

1897 Nov

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

Printed circular from Townsend M Kirkwood, regarding a proposed West End community house for young men.

1pp


KA/IC/K63

1903 Nov 23

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

A manuscript letter to the Secretary of King’s College London from Mrs M M Killop, Lecturer of Elements of Science and Chemistry in the Women’s Department.

1pp


KA/IC/K64

1904 Jan 16-1904 Jan 21

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

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

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KA/IC/K65

1908

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

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including letters concerning the King’s College Hospital Removal fund.

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KA/IC/K66

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 K

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Mary Kenny, widow of Alexander Symons Kenny ([1854]-1901), former Anatomy Demonstrator, requesting financial help; Edgar S Kiralfy, Secretary of the University of London Athletic Union, requesting use of a room in the College for their meetings.

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KA/IC/K67

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 K

Manuscript and typescript letters to the Secretary of King’s College London including Galloway Kyle of the Poetry Society requesting use of a room in the College for the meetings of the Society.

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