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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KH/NL/PP3
BACKES, Alice (fl 1930-1934)
Level of description
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
4 certificates and 2 trophies.


Name of creator(s)

Backes, Alice, fl 1930-1932, nurse

Administrative / Biographical history


Archival history

Donated to KCH Nurses' League by Mrs Margaret Tasker, Leicester.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred to King's College Hospital Archives, [1985].

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of Alice Backes comprising St Giles Hospital certificate in Sick and Convalescent Cookery, 31 Mar 1930; London County Council St Giles Hospital certificate of training 1928-1931, 12 May 1931; General Nursing Council for England and Wales, certificate of registration, Oct 1931; Central Board of Midwives certificate 27 Feb 1932. Also includes two lidded small silver trophy cups, of St Giles Hospital Nurses Tennis, engraved 'Consolation cup, 1932, A Backes', and '1934, Consolation, won by A Backes'.

System of arrangement

Arranged as outlined in the scope and content.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive and Corporate Record Services.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

This collection level description only.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alison Field.

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

April 2004

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  • Medical personnel
  • Medical profession
  • Medical sciences
  • Paramedical personnel
  • Paramedical personnel training
  • People
  • People by occupation
  • Personnel
  • Surgery
  • Vocational training subjects

Personal names

  • Backes, Alice, fl 1930-1934, Nurse

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives
  • St Giles Hosptial, London

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