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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB 0100 KCLCA K/PP111
MCILROY, Katherine (fl 1939-1945)
Level of description
Collection level (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)

MCILROY, Katherine (fl 1939-1945)

Administrative / Biographical history


Archival history

Sent by Mrs Diana Cawson who trained with Katherine McIlroy and probably arranged to have the manuscript journal typed up

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer


Content & structure

Scope and content

Unpublished typescript memoir of nurse training at King's College Hospital, 1940-1945, written by Katherine McIlroy. Some names and places have been changed to protect identities.

System of arrangement

One memoir as set out above in Scope and Content.

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.Physical characteristics:

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

Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

Rules or conventions

National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997; ISAD(G), Second Edition, 2000.

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Date(s) of descriptions

September 2006

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  • Health services
  • Hospitals
  • Medical institutions
  • Medical sciences
  • Nursing
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • McIlroy, Katherine (fl 1939-1945), Nurse

Corporate names

  • Hospital

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