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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA K/PP166
LAVERY, John Francis (1935-2004)
Level of description
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
71 boxes or 0.71 cubic metres


Name of creator(s)

Lavery, John Francis, 1935-2004, classics student, King's College London

Administrative / Biographical history

John Francis Lavery was born in 1935, he originally enrolled at King's College, University of London in 1968 but did not complete his course. He re-enrolled in 1983 where he studied for a PhD in Classics on the subject of Greek tragedies, under the supervision of Prof Reginald Winnington-Ingram. He died in 2004.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the archive, Aug 2005.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of John F Lavery, consisting chiefly of photographs of Ancient Greek sites. Including photographs, glass slides and negatives of Ancient Greek sites, Greek landscapes and modern Greek buildings. Notebooks containing notes, diary entries and sketches, interspersed with items of correspondence and poems. Typescript bound draft volume: Agamemnon, Choephoria and Eumenides , edited and translated by Lavery. Draft articles and academic notes by Lavery. Lavery's PhD thesis, 1985; personal correspondence [1985-1995]. Sketches, press cuttings, maps, and poems.

System of arrangement

Arranged in the original order.

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 and Information Management, King's College London.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

No additional finding aids.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Related units of description

Papers of Prof Reginald Winnington-Ingram (ref: K/PP164).

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery as part of the VCDF upgrade programme.

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

Jan 2008

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  • Ancient history
  • Archaeological sites
  • Archaeology
  • Classical period
  • Classical studies
  • European history
  • Greek history
  • Historical periods
  • Humanities education
  • National history
  • Social science education

Personal names

  • Lavery, John Francis, 1935-2004, Classics student, King's College London

Corporate names

  • Classics, Faculty of Arts, King's College London
  • King's College London College Archives
  • King's College, University of London


  • Greece

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