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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GUINNESS, Gerald Henry, GRATTAN- (1909-1985)
Created 1927-1934
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
10 files


Name of creator(s)

Guinness, Gerald Henry, Grattan-, 1909-1985

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 20 June 1909; BA honours Mathematics, King's College London, 1927-1930; died 1985.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented by Ivor Owen Grattan-Guinness, Grattan-Guinness's son, in 1985.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Mathematics lecture notes, 1927-1930, taken from lectures delivered by Dr James Henderson, John Theodore Combridge, Professor Arthur Ernest Jolliffe, Professor Stuart Arthur Frank White, and Assistant Professor John Borthwick Dale; matriculation and degree certificates, 1927-1934.

System of arrangement

Arranged under 'Mathematics lecture notes' and 'Certificates'.

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

Draft handlist available in the reading room of the College Archives.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

Notes on relativity by John Theodore Combridge (Ref: GB 0100 KCLCA K/PP15).

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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  • Educational levels
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • Mathematics education
  • Universities

Personal names

  • Combridge, John Theodore, 1897-1986, Registrar of King's College London
  • Dale, John Borthwick, fl 1927-1930, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
  • Guinness, Gerald Henry, Grattan-, 1909-1985
  • Henderson, James, fl 1927-1930
  • Jolliffe, Arthur Ernest, 1871-1944, Professor of Mathematics
  • White, Stuart Arthur Frank, d 1951, Professor of Mathematics

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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