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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
HALL, Stuart George (b 1928)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
0.5 boxes


Name of creator(s)

Hall, Stuart George, b 1928, Professor of Ecclesiastical History

Administrative / Biographical history

Born, London, 1928; educated Stoke Newington Parochial School, 1932-1939; University College School, 1939-1946; Military service, 1947-1948; New College Oxford, 1949-1953; BA, 1952; MA, 1955; BD, 1973; Ordained deacon in the Church of England, Diocese of Southwell, 1954; priest, 1955; Assistant curate, Newark upon Trent Parish Church, 1954-1958; Tutor at the Queen's College Birmingham, 1958-1962; Lecturer in Theology in the University of Nottingham, 1962-1973; Senior Lecturer, 1973-1978; Reader, 1978; Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the University of London at King's College, 1978-1990; Priest in Charge of St John the Evangelist, Pittenweem, and St Michael and All Angels, Elie, Scotland, 1990-1998; Honorary Associate Professor in the University of St Andrews from 1994. Publications: Doctrine and practice in the early Church (London, 1991); edited Gregory of Nyssa (Berlin, New York, 1993); Authority in the Church (Edinburgh, 1994); edited On Pascha, and Fragments (Oxford, 1979); Translated with Averil Cameron, Life of Constantine (Oxford, New York 1999).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred to the Archives by Professor Hall in 1984.

Content & structure

Scope and content

The papers of Professor Stuart George Hall comprise correspondence, journals and papers, 1967-1980; in particular a draft typescript paper on the origins of Easter, 1976; correspondence relating to lectureships in ecclesiastical history, the training for the ministry at King's and student assessment, 1978-1979; correspondence and papers relating to Hall's diocesan work in Nottinghamshire and as a Nottingham University Theology Faculty representative on various committees, 1970-1978; printed conference proceedings for conferences on patristic and biblical studies, 1971-1973.

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

A detailed list is available in the King's College London Archives Reading Room under the reference KFT/1984/1-6, 11.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

Records of the Department/Faculty of Theology (Ref: KFT); numerous secretarial records cover the work of the Department/Faculty (including refs: KAS/AC2, KAS/AD2, AD6).

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Geoff Browell as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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 2002

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  • Ancient religions
  • Christianity
  • Church
  • Educational evaluation
  • Religions
  • Religious education
  • Religious history
  • Religious institutions
  • Social science education
  • Student evaluation

Personal names

  • Hall, Stuart George, b 1928, Professor of Ecclesiastical History

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives
  • Nottingham Unmiversity, Theology Faculty

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