University of London Vice Chancellor and Principal

Scope and Content

The collection, 1901-1990, contains the papers and correspondence of the Principal (VP 1) Vice-Chancellor Principal (VP 2), correspondence and papers of the Chancellorship of the Earl of Athlone, 1932-1955 (VP 3), correspondence, papers, photographs and audio and video recordings of the Chancellorship of Her majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, 1955-1980, (VP 4), photographs, programmes of the Chancellorship of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, 1980- (VP 5), scrapbooks containing press-cuttings (VP 6), congratulatory addresses to the University on celebratory occasions (VP 7), copies of addresses sent by the University of London (VP 8), commemorative items presented to the University (VP 9), Loyal addresses (VP 10) minutes and papers relating to the Albert Kahn Travelling Fellowships (VP 11) photographic and other portraits of Principals (VP 12) and papers and correspondence relating to statutes and the constitution of the University (VP 13).

There are also 46 boxes of uncatalogued material (Ref. VP) containing material dating from 1914-2002. This includes Vice-Chancellor's and Principal's correspondence, Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals (CVCP) papers, Special Projects papers and Planning Office papers.