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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KH/NL/PP 26
PYNE, [Mary] (fl 1880)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 item


Name of creator(s)

Pyne, [Mary], fl 1880, nurse

Administrative / Biographical history

Mary Pyne appears to have trained at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing, and worked at Westminster Hospital, London.

Archival history

Acquired by the King's College Hospital Nurses' League

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

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

Content & structure

Scope and content

Letter to Miss [Mary] Pyne at the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, from Florence Nightingale, 14 Aug 1880, relating to arrangements for Miss Pyne's visit to London for a meeting.

System of arrangement

1 item

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

Related units of description

London Metropolitan Archive holds correspondence of Florence Nightingale relating to Miss Mary Pyne's appointment as Matron of Westminster Hospital, 1880 (in the Nightingale Collection).

Description control

Archivist's Note

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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Personal names

  • Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910, Reformer of hospital nursing
  • Pyne, [Mary], fl 1880, Nurse

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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