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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
COMBRIDGE, John Theodore (1897-1986)
Created [1926-1937]
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
3 volumes


Name of creator(s)

Combridge, John Theodore, 1897-1986, Registrar of King's College London

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 28 August 1897; BA honours, University of Cambridge; MSc with distinction, Mathematics, King's College London, 1925; Assistant Lecturer, and Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, King's College London, 1926-1937; Assistant to the Secretary of King's College London and King's College for Women, London, 1937-1947; Registrar, King's College London, 1947-1962; President, King's College Rowing Club; died 1986.

Publications: Editor of Count me in: numeracy in education (Queen Anne Press, London, 1968); Mathematics in education and industry. A survey of regional reports prepared by the chairman [ie J T Combridge] for the Schools and Industry Committee of the Mathematical Association (London, 1969).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Library at King's College London.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Three volumes of typescript and manuscript research notes on papers on general relativity and related subjects, [1926-1937].

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 Services, King's College, London.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

Collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

King's College London Archives also holds 'Algebra' and 'Integral calculus and differential equations', lecture notes given by Combridge (Ref: GB 0100 KCLCA K/PP16/2 & 16/4).

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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  • Physics
  • Research work

Personal names

  • Combridge, John Theodore, 1897-1986, Registrar of King's College London

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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