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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
CHILD, Reginald 1903-[1980]
Created 1913-1932, 1953
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 box or 0.01m3


Name of creator(s)

Child, Reginald, 1903-[1980]

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1903; educated Portsmouth Grammar School; BSc Chemistry and Physics, King's College London, 1923; AKC, 1923; PhD in Chemistry entitled 'The amino-disulphoxides and their phototropic properties' supervised by Professor Samuel Smiles, Daniell Professor of Chemistry, King's College London, Science Fellow, King's College London, 1920-1927; elected Associate of King's College London, 1923; worked at the Research Institute of East Africa, 1953; died [1980].

Content & structure

Scope and content

Lecture notes and notes on readings, [1920-1927, dating from his time as a chemistry student at King's College London]; writings, 1913-1932, by Professor Samuel Smiles, Daniell Professor of Chemistry, King's College London, with an obituary of Smiles, 1953.

System of arrangement

1 box

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 provided for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services, King's College London.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

Draft handlist available in hard copy in the College Archive reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

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

Feb 2000

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  • Chemistry education
  • Science education

Personal names

  • Child, Reginald, 1903- ? 1980, Chemist
  • Smiles, Samuel, 1877-1953, Chemist

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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