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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
SPEEDY, Doris Macdonald (b 1903)
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 envelope, 1 roll


Name of creator(s)
Speedy, Doris Macdonald, b 1903, apothecary dispensing assistant
Administrative / Biographical history

Born, 8 July 1903; Bacteriology Course, King's College London, 1922-1923; worked at Fulham Tuberculosis Dispensary, and at Farringdon General Dispensary and Lying in Charity, 1923-1925; qualified as a Dispensing Assistant to an Apothecary, Society of Apothecaries of London, 'The Westminster Classes', Queen Anne's Chambers, London, 1925.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

King's College Hospital.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Letter, 1923, to certify Speedy's attendance at a practical course in Bacteriology, King's College London; Dispenser's certificate, Society of Apothecaries of London, 1925; testimonials, 1925, from Fulham Tuberculosis Dispensary, Farringdon General Dispensary and Lying in Charity, and 'The Westminster Classes', Queen Anne's Chambers, London; application letter, 1925, for a part time dispenser's position in Bolingbroke Hospital, Wandsworth, London; The Chemist and Druggist Supplement , 21 November, 1925.

System of arrangement

Envelope of papers and letters and one rolled certificate.

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

Handlist available in the reading room of the College Archives.

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.

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Date(s) of descriptions
May 2000.

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Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives

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