Scope and Contents
Admission files for the Certificate and Diploma courses in Social Study. Typically those with an undergraduate degree would be admitted to the one year Diploma course while non-graduates could enrol on the two year Certificate course. These files include enrolment and admission forms and correspondence throughout the applicant's course of study and sometimes beyond. Many of the later files also include photographs of the students.
Each file entry has an Agent Record attached which can be found under Subjects. These include brief biographical details about each individual student.
A broad term "International students" has been applied to all students, including those from British families, living abroad at the time of enrolment.
NOTE ON SUBJECT TAGGING: Student files have been tagged with nationalities based on their home address at time of enrolment.
The following narrower Library of Congress terms have been applied where appropriate: Southeast Asian students; South Asian students; Scandinavian students; Latin American students; Middle Eastern students; West Indian students.
The following narrower Library of Congress country specific terms have been applied where appropriate: Polish students; Hungarian students; Canadian students; Cypriot students; Dutch students; Canadian students; French students; Australian students; Indian students; Pakistani students; South African students; Norwegian students; British students - Northern Irish; British students - Welsh.
Files relating to students with disabilities have been tagged with the Library of Congress subject heading "Disabled persons". A number of files have also been tagged with the Library of Congress subject headings "Jewish students" and "Arab students".
Conditions Governing Access
Files will be open 85 years after the latest date referenced in the file, on the next 1 January. Access to all unrestricted files is subject to a screening process for third party data and researchers may be required to sign a data protection declaration. Names of non-graduates, not proven to be deceased, are withheld until 100 years after their known or estimated date of birth.