Heads of Departments Committee

Scope and Content

Volumes of minutes, agendas and papers of SOAS's Heads of Departments Committee from its inception.

Administrative / Biographical History

The remit of Heads of Departments Committee was to advise Academic Board on all matters relating to policy, regulations and organisation; to oversee the operation of the academic affairs of the School; and to review the resources available for the implementation of educational policy. It met for the first time as a standing committee of Academic Board on 10 November 1933. The Committee was abolished in 2002. The last meeting was 11 June 2002.

Access Information

Papers of the Heads of Departments committee are generally subject to a 30 year closure period although there are some exceptions. For administrative papers over 30 years old some restrictions apply. Please contact Special Collections for further advice on access restrictions.

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