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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
PARK, Professor John James (1795-1833)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume


Name of creator(s)

Park, John James, 1795-1833, Professor of English Law and Jurisprudence

Administrative / Biographical history

Born, 1795; student, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1815; called to the Bar, 1822; Professor of English Law and Jurisprudence, King's College London, 1831-1833; died, 1833.

Publications: The topography and natural history of Hampstead (White, Cochrane & Co, London, 1814); A treatise on the law of dower; particularly with a view to the modern practice of conveyancing (London, 1819); A contre-projet to the Humphreysian code; and to the projects of redaction of Messrs Hammond, Uniacke and Twiss (London, 1828); Juridical letters, addressed to the Right Hon R Peel, in reference to the present crisis of law reform (London, 1830); An introductory lecture delivered at King's College (London, 1831); What are courts of equity? a lecture delivered at King's College (London, 1832); The dogmas of the constitution. Four lectures (London, 1832); Conservative reform. A letter (London, 1832); Systems of registration and conveyancing. A lecture delivered at King's College London (London, 1833).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from the Law Department, King's College London, in 1983.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Volume entitled 'Questions for Debate', [1832-1833], being legal questions devised by Professor John James Park, with some references to cases.

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 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

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annabel Dodds as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions

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

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

Jul 2000.

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  • Law
  • Legal education
  • Legal history
  • Legal systems
  • Vocational education

Personal names

  • Park, John James, 1795-1833, Professor of English Law and Jurisprudence

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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