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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0100 G/PP1/69
Title
WINSTON, John Henry Ernest (died 1956)
Date(s)
[1919-1950]
Level of description
Collection
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file

Context

Name of creator(s)

Winston, John Henry Ernest (Jack), died 1956, Secretary of Guy's Medical School, brother of George A R Winston

Administrative / Biographical history

John Henry Ernest Winston was appointed Librarian at the Wills Library, Guy's Hospital Medical School in 1914, aged 21. During World War One he served in France, being taken prisoner in May 1918. Winston returned to Guy's Library after demobilisation in 1919. In 1921, he was appointed Assistant Clerk to the Dean of the Medical School, and in 1925, Secretary of the School. From 1950-1955, he was the Appointments Officer.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from Guy's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of J H E Winston comprising a notebook titled 'Guy's Hospital Museum of Antiquities 1919-1920', including descriptions of a bass relief from the mansion of the prior of St Pancras, discovered on the site of the College; notes on the construction of Guy's; list of illustrations and of Guy's Hospital; notes on John Keats; other items relating to the history of Guy's Hospital. Also contains some loose cards containing captions for museum objects, and loose notes on similar historical subjects.

System of arrangement

As outlined in the 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 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 Records Services.

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

This collection level description.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Sources: Guy's Hospital Gazette, Vol 70, Jan 1956. 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

June 2004

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Subjects

  • Antiquities
  • Arts
  • Health services
  • History
  • History of medicine
  • Hospitals
  • Medical institutions
  • Works of art

Personal names

  • Keats, John, 1795-1821, Poet
  • Winston, John Henry Ernest (Jack), d 1956, Secretary of Guy's Medical School, brother of George A R Winston

Corporate names

  • Guy's Hospital Medical School
  • King's College London College Archives

Places

  • Camden, London, England
  • Southwark, London, England
  • St Pancras, London, England

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