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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
WELLS, Maurice Kingsley (b 1921)
Created 1993, 1994
Level of description
Collection (fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)

Wells, Maurice Kingsley, b 1921

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 9 May 1921; Geology student, King's College London, 1939-1942; BSc Special, First class honours, Geology (Geography), 1941; Research Student, Geology, King's College London, 1941-1942; evacuated to Bristol, 1943; undertook war work during World War Two.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented by Maurice Wells in March 1994.

Content & structure

Scope and content

An account of college life as a geology student evacuated to Bristol in 1943, entitled 'Fifty years ago', written as one of a series for the magazine of the Local United Reformed Church, Oct 1993; an accompanying letter dated 18 March 1994, from Wells to the Archivist at King's College London, describing the circumstances of the evacuation.

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 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

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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  • Educational levels
  • Geology
  • Higher education
  • Higher education institutions
  • International conflicts
  • Students
  • Universities
  • University students
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Wells, Maurice Kingsley, b 1921

Corporate names

  • King's College London College Archives


  • Bristol, Avon, England
  • London, England

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