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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
HUDSON, Helen Muriel (1919-2006)
Created 1968-1975
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)

Hudson, Helen Muriel, 1919-2006

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 22 July 1919; educated at Berwick-on-Tweed High School for Girls, 1929-1934, and Morpeth High School for Girls, Northumberland, 1934-1937; St Mary's College, University of Durham, 1937-1941; BA, English Language and Literature, 1940; teaching diploma, 1941; Assistant English Mistress, Urmston-Flixton Senior Girls' School, Lancashire, 1941-1943; Brentford Senior Girls' School, Middlesex, 1943-1944; Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Hexham, Northumberland, 1944-1948; MA, Durham, 1943; Assistante d'anglais, Collège Moderne de Jeunes-Filles, Clermont-Ferraud, France, 1948-1949; Lectrice d'anglais, Faculté des Lettres, Université de Dijon, France, and English teacher, Franco-British-American Institute, Dijon, France, 1949-1953; Docteur, Université de Dijon, France, 1953; Tutor, 1953, and Senior Tutor, 1957, St Mary's College, University of Durham, and Lecturer in English, University of Durham, 1953-1959; Tutor to Women Students, King's College, London, 1959-1973; Dean of Students, King's College, London, 1973-1982; died 2006.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred by the Department of Theology.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Correspondence, 1968-1975, with and concerning Mrs Helen Joseph, a graduate in English at King's College, London, who became a social worker in South Africa and was later tried for treason and put under extended house arrest, including a petition by female public leaders for her release, 1968; correspondence regarding Helen Joseph's election as a Fellow of King's College, London, 1975.

System of arrangement

1 file

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

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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  • Administration of justice
  • Apartheid
  • Racial discrimination
  • Racial segregation

Personal names

  • Hudson, Helen Muriel, b 1919

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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