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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KH/NL/PP19
MASON, Elsie (fl 1912-1922)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume


Name of creator(s)

Mason, Elsie, fl 1917-1922, nurse

Administrative / Biographical history

Mason trained as a nurse at King's College Hospital 1917-1920, gaining General Nursing Council registration in 1922.

Archival history

Acquired by King's College Hospital Nurses' League.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from King's College Hospital Nurses' League, [1985-2000].

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of Sister Elsie Mason comprising photograph album containing small black and white photographs depicting, nurses, wards, patients, students at King's College Hospital etc, 1917-1919. Most images are labelled and dated.

System of arrangement

1 volume

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 and Corporate Record Services.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

This collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Sources: The Register of Nurses, 1940, The General Nursing Council for England and Wales, London. Compiled by Alison Field

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 2004

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  • Health services
  • Hospitals
  • Medical institutions
  • Medical personnel
  • Medical profession
  • Medical sciences
  • Nursing
  • Paramedical personnel
  • People
  • People by occupation
  • Personnel
  • Social sciences
  • Surgery

Personal names

  • Mason, Elsie, fl 1917-1922, Nurse

Corporate names

  • King's College Hospital, London
  • King's College London College Archives

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