Collection K/PP113 - RICHARDS, Kathleen Elizabeth (fl 1921-1962)

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RICHARDS, Kathleen Elizabeth (fl 1921-1962)


  • 1921-1962 (Creation)

Level of description



1 file

Scope and content

Photographs, event invitations and testimonials related to Kathleen Richards, [1900]-1962, notably including photographs of the London shop at 6 Seymour Place belonging to Henry Richards, Kathleen's father, [1914-1918]; Henry and Kathleen Richards, [1914-1918]; Kathleen Richards as a child and young woman, including as a participant in a group photograph at King's College posing with Principal Ronald Burrows, [1915-1920]; photographs of Kathleen Richards as an older woman in church, with her pet dog and greeting a friend, [1950-1970]; invitation to a graduation dinner at the University of London, 1921; Confirmation card, 1910; correspondence including of Kathleen's brother with their mother, testimonials, elevations for a planning application for improvements to Richards' home, 1915-1962.

System of arrangement

Arranged as above in Scope and Content.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born, London, c 1900; educated King's College for Women, 1917-1920, graduated BA, University of London, 1920; school teacher, St Aidan's School, Stroud Green, London, 1923; Secretary, John Lewis Partnership (Peter Jones), from 1931.

Custodial history

Unsolicited gift to the archives in July 2004.

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 from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archives.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Finding aids

Summary guide online.

Existence and location of originals

Off-campus collection

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Place access points

People and Organisations

Genre access points

Rules and/or conventions used

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


Archivist's note

Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

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