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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
SHEPPARD, William Henry (b 1914)
Created 1988
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)

Sheppard, William Henry, b 1914

Administrative / Biographical history

Engineering student, King's College, London, 1935-1937; awarded BSc Engineering, 1937.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Sent to the Principal's Office, King's College London, by Sheppard from the United States of America in 1988, and passed to the College Archives.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copy notes and diagrams, 1988, on 'General theory of colour', and planetary motion, with diagrams and covering letters; paper, Jul 1988, on 'The foundations of knowledge', listing an ideal syllabus.

System of arrangement

1 file

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.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

Collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

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

Feb 2000

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  • Astronomical systems
  • Curriculum
  • Diagrams
  • Physics
  • Planets
  • Solar system
  • Visual materials

Personal names

  • Sheppard, William Henry, b 1914, Engineering student

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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