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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA Q/PP 5
Title
MANSBRIDGE, Elsie Maria (1918-fl 1940)
Date(s)
1937-1940
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 box, 0.1 cubic metres

Context

Name of creator(s)

Mansbridge, Elsie Maria, nèe Hedin, 1918-fl 1940, student

Administrative / Biographical history

Elsie Maria Mansbridge, nèe Hedin, was born 1918; educated at Oaklea School, Buckhurst Hill; attended Queen Elizabeth College gaining a BSc in Household and Social Science, 1936-1940.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gifted from Elsie Mansbridge to Pat Cox, Food Science Department, Queen Elizabeth College in 1986 and 1987 and transferred to King's College London College Archives.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of Elsie Maria Mansbridge [1937-1940] contain notebooks and textbooks from Mansbridge's studies at Queen Elizabeth College; specifically two leather bound note books printed with 'King's College of H.&S.S.' containing physiology notes, graphs and diagrams taken by Hedin [1936-1940]; one leather bound notebook labelled 'household arts and laundry, volumetric analysis, first year degree' [1937]; one large purple bound notebook labelled 'E.Hedin 2nd year degree gravimetric analysis' [1938]; one large green notebook engraved 'sectional book' and labelled 'Hedin Physics KCHSS Group B' containing notes and diagrams. The collection also contains first, second and fourth year exam papers, 1937-1940 and books concerning household studies and chemistry, many of which were written by members of staff from King's College London.

System of arrangement

The collection is arranged into two sections, section one: notebooks and exam papers and section two: text books.

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

English

Finding aids

This collection level description; no additional finding aids exist.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Samantha Velumyl.

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

January 2008

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Subjects

  • Chemistry education
  • Educational levels
  • Higher education
  • Home economics education
  • Physics education
  • Physiology
  • Science education

Personal names

  • Mansbridge, Elsie Marie, nèe Hedin, 1918-fl 1940, Student

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives
  • King's College of Household and Social Science, 1928-1953

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