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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB 0099 KCLMA Stent
Title
STENT, Lt Col John Arthur Goodfellow (1914-2003)
Date(s)
1943, 1961 and 1991
Level of description
Collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file or 0.01m3

Context

Name of creator(s)

STENT, Lt Col John Arthur Goodfellow (1914-2003)

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1914; read Engineering at Cambridge University; emergency commission as 2 Lieutenant, African Colonial Forces, 1941; Lieutenant, Royal Corps of Signals, Regular Army Reserve of Officers, 1952; transferred to Royal Engineers; retired as Lieutenant Colonel, 1956; worked as chemical engineer, petroleum industry; died 2003.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family, June 2004.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of Lt Col John Stent, 1943, 1961 and 1991, comprising Tanganyika (Tanzania) driving licence, 1943; discharge letter from War Office, 1961; typescript letter containing vivid reminiscences of his service with the Royal Corps of Signals in Africa, [1990].

System of arrangement

Arranged as 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 Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archives and Information Management.

Language/scripts of material

English.

Finding aids

No additional finding aids.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London

Description control

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Katharine Higgon.

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

October 2007

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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Colonial countries
  • Colonial forces
  • Military organizations
  • Political systems
  • State security

Personal names

  • STENT, Lt Col John Arthur Goodfellow

Corporate names

  • Royal Corps of Signals
  • War Office

Places

  • Africa
  • East Africa
  • Tanzania UR

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