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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
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Extent29 boxes
DescriptionThis series contains a complete series of Council minute books, 1882-1989; Council meeting reports, 1948-1965; seal book, 1948-1989; Household Committee minutes, 1890-1965; Education Committee minutes, 1900-1922; Finance Committee minutes and correspondence, 1917-1965; Investment Sub-Committee minutes, 1956-1989; Planning Committee correspondence, 1964-1967; Principalship Committee papers and correspondence, 1931-1983; Reorganisation Committee reports, minutes and correspondence, 1963-1980; Ad Hoc Committee minutes, papers and correspondence 1890-1976; Centenary Committee minutes, papers and correspondence 1977-1983; correspondence relating to the amendment of Trust deeds 1915-1986; Chairman and Vice Chairman correspondence 1918-1978; Secretary's correspondence 1925-1978; Treasurers correspondence 1917-1964; correspondence relating to the election of Chairmen of Council 1916-1983; College byelaws and regulations, c.1939-1986; and correspondence relating to the patron and the election of honorary fellows, 1932-1992.
Admin HistoryWestfield College Council was the governing body of the College overseeing all aspects of governance from matters concerning the constitution, finances, administration, development, staff and students. The Council established permanent Committees including the Household Committee, the Finance Committee, the Establishment Committee and the Academic Board. It would also form Ad Hoc or temporary committees to focus on particular issues such as the Jubilee, Buildings, Post-War policy, and the Centenary.

Chairman of Council: Rev J B Fleming 1882-1894; Rev W H Barlow 1894-1908; Rt Hon Lord Alverstone 1908-1916; Rev W Temple 1916-1921; Sir T W H Inskip 1921-1946; Hon Sylvia Fletcher Moulton 1946-1953; Rt Rev G A Ellison 1953-1967; Mr R E Ellison 1967-1968; Mr Peter Parker 1968-1977; Sir Harry Melville 1977-1983; and Sir Norman Lindop 1983-1989.

Secretaries to Council: Miss C L Maynard 1882-1884; Miss G Chapman 1884-1886; Miss S M Smee 1887-1917; Miss E M Kitching 1917-1920; Miss E Gedge 1920-1948; Miss R M Forster 1948-1963; Miss E McCully 1963-1965; Mr W L Bell 1965-1966; Mr R C Parkin 1966-1984; Mr M F Sumner 1984-1989.

Treasurers to Council: Mrs S B Brown 1882-1884; Mr J H Master 1884-1906; Mr R Story 1906-1914; Miss S M Smee 1915-1916; Mr A L Sturge 1917-1939; Hon Sylvia Fletcher Moulton 1939-1948; Mr S A Boyd 1948-1962; Mrs M Sedgwick 1962-1969; Mr R E Ellison 1969-1976; Miss Gwen Mary Lewis 1976-1988; and S H Wright 1988-1989.
ArrangementThis series has been arranged by function and divided into 18 sub-series: minutes; meeting reports; seal book; household committee; education committee; finance committee; planning committee; principalship committee; reorganisation committee; ad hoc committees; centenary committee; amendments to trust deeds, charters and statutes; chairman's and vice chairman's correspondence; secretary's correspondence and papers; treasurer's correspondence; election correspondence; college membership regulations; and patrons and honorary fellows.
Access StatusMostly Open
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer
DS/UK/642Inskip; Sir; Thomas Walker Hobart (1867-1947); First Viscount Caldecote; Lawyer, Politician
DS/UK/643Moulton; Hon; Sylvia May Fletcher- (1902-1989); Magistrate, Civil servant
DS/UK/644Ellison; Gerald Alexander (1910-1992); Bishop of London
DS/UK/645Ellison; Randall (d.1984); Chairman of Westfield College Council
DS/UK/646Parker; Sir; Peter (1924-2002); Businessman
DS/UK/635Chapman; Lady; Georgiana Charlotte Clive (1855-1941); nee Bayley
DS/UK/378Gedge; Evelyn Colpoys (1888-1974); Secretary to Westfield College Council
DS/UK/647Forster; Rosalie M (d.1995); Secretary to Westfield College Council
DS/UK/648McCully; Eileen (fl.1949-1976); Secretary to Westfield College Council
DS/UK/649Parkin; Ronald Campbell (fl.1966-1984); Secretary to Westfield College
DS/UK/650Sumner; Michael (fl.1984-1995); Secretary to Westfield College
DS/UK/121Skeel; Caroline (1872-1951); Historian, Classicist
DS/UK/64University of London; 1836-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/242Sélincourt; Agnes de (1872-1917); Principal, Missionary
DS/UK/141Stocks; Mary Danvers (1891-1975); Baroness; nee Brinton, Principal
DS/UK/65University Grants Committee (UGC); 1918-1989
DS/UK/651Tavistock Clinic; 1920-
DS/UK/652University of Oxford; St Peter's College; 1929-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/632Brown; Ann Dudin (1823-1917); Founding benefactress of Westfield College
DS/UK/653National Health Service; 1948-
DS/UK/654Elizabeth II (1926-); Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
DS/UK/655Elizabeth (1900-2002); Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother; nee Lady Bowes-Lyon, queen of Great Britain and Ireland, consort of George VI
DS/UK/656University of London; Committee on Academic Organisation; 1980-c.1982
DS/UK/657Swinnerton-Dyer; Sir; Henry Peter Francis (b.1927); Baronet; Mathematician
DS/UK/658University of London; Committee of Enquiry into the Governance of the University; c.1972-1975
DS/UK/659Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD); 1906-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/660Sondheimer; Janet (1923-2007); Academic, Historian
DS/UK/661Fawcett Library; 1926-
DS/UK/662Wilson; Eleanor Mary Carus- (1897-1977); Economic Historian
DS/UK/663Westfield College; Westfield College Development Trust; 1979-1989; Charitable Trust
DS/UK/664Westfield College; Westfield Trust; 1988-2009; Charitable Trust
DS/UK/371University of London; Bedford College; 1849-1985; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/372University of London; Royal Holloway College; 1886-1985; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/60Queen Mary College (QMC); 1887-1989
DS/UK/61Queen Mary, University of London; 1989-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/665University of London; King's College London; 1829-1985; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/666University of London; King's College London; 1985-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/667University of London; Chelsea College; 1895-1985; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/251Chapman; Dorothy (1878-1967); Principal, Lecturer
DS/UK/668Thwaites; Sir; Bryan (1923-); Professor; Principal
DS/UK/93University of London; University College London (UCL); 1826-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/669School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES); 1915-
DS/UK/670University of London; Royal Veterinary College; 1971-
DS/UK/671Royal Free Hospital; 1828-
DS/UK/672Ministry of Labour; 1916-1968
DS/UK/673Baynes; Norman Hepburn (1877-1961); Historian
DS/UK/674Brown; Sir; James (fl.1963-1967); Chairman of Westfield College Planning Committee
DS/UK/247Lodge; Eleanor Constance (1869-1936); Principal, Historian
DS/UK/675Casson Conder Partnership; 1956-; Architects
DS/UK/345Chesney; Kathleen (1889-1976); Dr.; Principal, Scholar
DS/UK/676Matthews; Pamela Winifred (b.1914); née Saunders O'Mahoney, Principal
DS/UK/677Varey; John Earl (1922-1999); Professor; Principal, Scholar of Spanish Literature
DS/UK/132Temple; William (1881-1944); Archbishop of Canterbury
DS/UK/678Smee; S.M. (fl.1887-1924); Mayor of Acton
DS/UK/236Richardson; Anne Wakefield (1859-1942); Classicist, Quaker
DS/UK/636Sturge; Arthur Lloyd (fl.1917-1942); Treasurer of Westfield College
DS/UK/199Gray; Frances Ralph (1861-1935); Headteacher, Classicist
DS/UK/679Barlow; Clement Anderson Montague (1868-1951); Baronet; Barrister
DS/UK/680London County Council (LCC); 1889-1965
DS/UK/681Westfield College; Westfield College Association (WCA); 1900-1989
DS/UK/682Jansons Solicitors; fl.1986-1988
DS/UK/683Shaen, Roscoe, Massey, & Co.; fl.1912-1933; Solicitors
DS/UK/684Holland; Sir; Milner (1902-1969); Lawyer
DS/UK/685Gordon; William Thomas (1884-1950); Professor; Geologist
DS/UK/686Moberly; Lady; Gwen (fl.1950-1963); Vice Chairman of Westfield College Council
DS/UK/687Bellot; Hugh Hale (1890-1969); Professor; Historian
DS/UK/688Newall; Dame; Bertha Surtees (1877-1932); nee Phillpotts, Principal, Scandinavian scholar
DS/UK/689Inskip; Lady; Augusta Helen Elizabeth (d.1967); Lady Caldecote; nee Boyle
DS/UK/338Grubb; Violet Margaret (fl.1900-1973); Dr.; Headteacher, Botanist
DS/UK/690Jones; Arthur (fl.1940); Professor; Historian
DS/UK/691Whitaker; Ben (fl.1971); Director of Minority Rights Group
DS/UK/692Hill; Rosalind Mary Theodosia (1908-1997); Professor; Historian
DS/UK/693Tatlow; Tissington (1876-1957); Reverend Canon; Clergyman
DS/UK/694Hulbert; Maurice Charles (fl.1890-1927); Member of Westfield College Council
DS/UK/409Kimber Bull and Co. Solicitors; c.1911-1970
DS/UK/367Martin; Eveline Christiana (1894-1960); Dr.; Historian
DS/UK/32Smith; Ellen Delf- (1883-1980); Dr.; nee Delf, Botanist
DS/UK/695Stanley; Gertrude K (1897-1974); Mathematician
DS/UK/55University of Cambridge; Girton College; 1873-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/696Lindop; Sir; Norman (1921-); Director of Hatfield Polytechnic
DS/UK/697University of Cambridge; Newnham College; 1871-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/235Tristram; Katherine Alice (1858-1948); Principal, Missionary, Academic
DS/UK/698Parker; Constance Emily (c.1877-1955); Classicist
DS/UK/29McDougall; Eleanor (1873-1956); Principal, Missionary, Classicist
DS/UK/576University of London; Birkbeck, University of London; 1823-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/362Imperial College of Science and Technology and Medicine.; 1907-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/699Melville; Sir; Harry Work (1908-2000); Principal, Chemist
DS/UK/700Sondheimer; Ernst (1923-); Professor; Mathematician
DS/UK/701Moore; Dorothy (fl.1941-1978); Librarian
DS/UK/702Jenkin; Lord; Charles Patrick Fleeming (b.1926); Baron Jenkin of Roding; Barrister, Politician
DS/UK/703Klyne; William (1913-1977); Professor; Chemist
DS/UK/704Scarman; Lord; Leslie George (1911-2004); Baron Scarman; Judge
DS/UK/705Royal Air Force; University of London Air Squadron; mid 20th century-
DS/UK/706Royal Air Force; Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF); 1939-
DS/UK/707National Council for Civil Liberties; 1934-; Trust
DS/UK/708National Union of Students (NUS); 1922-
DS/UK/709Boyd; Sidney Arthur (fl.1914-1962); Consultant surgeon
DS/UK/710Boyes; James (fl.1973-1978); Member of Westfield College Council
DS/UK/711Higgins; W (d.1956); Carpenter
DS/UK/712Freemantle; Lord; John Walgrave Halford (1900-1994); Baron Cottesloe; Arts administrator
DS/UK/713Sedgwick; Mana (fl.1962-1969); Treasurer of Westfield College
DS/UK/714Birgitte (1946-); HRH Duchess of Gloucester; nee van Deurs
DS/UK/715Selincourt; Ernest de (1870-1943); Professor; Literary scholar
DS/UK/716Barker; Sir; Ernest (1874-1960); Political theorist
DS/UK/30Westfield College; 1882-1989; Higher Education Institution
CodePlace Entry
NA45Oxford/Oxfordshire/England/United Kingdom