LAUGHTON, Michael (1934-)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Box 1. Photographs of Professor Giffen 1985; Professor John c1980s; Faculty of Engineering correspondence concerning obtaining photographs of the staff of the faculty, 1983-1987; Electrical Engineering photographs 1938-1939, including high voltage laboratory, electrical engineering laboratory, communications laboratory.

Bundle 2. (Outsize items) Photographs of Electrical Engineering Staff, Group photograph of Engineering Faculty 1950.

Administrative / Biographical History

Professor Michael Laughton, Emeritus Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of London; Employed at Queen Mary College in Faculty of Engineering 1961-2000. Became a Professor in 1977, Inaugural lecture 1978, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering 1983-1986; Pro-Principal 1986-1991 and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.


1 box and 1 bundle as set out in Scope and Content

Conditions Governing Access

Open. The Archives are available for access in an Archives Reading Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Mile End Library. The Archives Reading Room is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-16:30, closed on Wednesdays. Users are invited to contact the Archives in advance, so that more information can be supplied concerning archive collections of relevance to their research. Contact the Archives for more information: Archives, Mile End Library, QMUL, 328 Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone: 020 7882 3873, or For more information about the Archives see the website:

Acquisition Information

Retained in situ by Laughton in Electronic Engineering Department and donated to Archives in 2012.

Other Finding Aids

No additional finding aids.

Archivist's Note

Complied by Nicola Wood June 2015

Conditions Governing Use

No material may be published without the prior permission of both the copyright holder and the Library. All applications for publication must be made to the College Archivist in the first instance, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user.