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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 KCLCA K/PP113
Title
RICHARDS, Kathleen Elizabeth (fl 1921-1962)
Date(s)
1921-1962
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file

Context

Name of creator(s)

Richards, Kathleen Elizabeth, fl 1921-1962, secretary

Administrative / Biographical history

Born, London, c 1900; educated King's College for Women, 1917-1920, graduated BA, University of London, 1920; school teacher, St Aidan's School, Stroud Green, London, 1923; Secretary, John Lewis Partnership (Peter Jones), from 1931.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Unsolicited gift to the archives in July 2004.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Photographs, event invitations and testimonials related to Kathleen Richards, [1900]-1962, notably including photographs of the London shop at 6 Seymour Place belonging to Henry Richards, Kathleen's father, [1914-1918]; Henry and Kathleen Richards, [1914-1918]; Kathleen Richards as a child and young woman, including as a participant in a group photograph at King's College posing with Principal Ronald Burrows, [1915-1920]; photographs of Kathleen Richards as an older woman in church, with her pet dog and greeting a friend, [1950-1970]; invitation to a graduation dinner at the University of London, 1921; Confirmation card, 1910; correspondence including of Kathleen's brother with their mother, testimonials, elevations for a planning application for improvements to Richards' home, 1915-1962.

System of arrangement

Arranged as 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 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

English

Finding aids

Summary guide online.

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

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

August 2005

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Subjects

  • Educational systems
  • Students
  • Women students
  • Womens education

Personal names

  • Richards, Kathleen Elizabeth, fl 1921-1962, Secretary

Corporate names

  • John Lewis Partnership
  • King's College London College Archives
  • King's College for Women

Places

  • London, England

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