Collection K/PP160 - GOUDGE, George Wilfred (1907-1979)

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GOUDGE, George Wilfred (1907-1979)


  • 1924-1973 (Creation)

Level of description



3 boxes, 0.3 cubic metres

Scope and content

Papers of George Wilfred Goudge, 1924-1935, 1968-1973, reflecting his training and work as a dentist. Papers include examination papers of University of London General School, pre-medical, dental anatomy and physiology papers of Royal College of the Physicians of London and Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1924-1931; notes taken whilst studying at King's College Hospital, [1930]; personal letters from Goudge to Gwendoline Pedgrift, 1931-1932; letters from dental companies advising Goudge of locum vacancies, 1933; testimonials from former employers, 1934-1935 and Goudge's personal copies of The Strange Story of False Teeth , 1968 and The History of King's College Hospital Dental School , 1973.

Photographs include images of Goudge, students of the School of Dental Surgery, King's College Hospital, and Goudge's dental practice, 1930-1936. Associated artefacts comprise dental implements and apparatus including scalpels, clamps, mirrors, bridges, drill heads and saliva ejectors, a set of false teeth possibly belonging to Gwendoline Goudge (1911-2007), and a brass microscope, [1924-1973].

System of arrangement

Section 1: papers, section 2: photographs, section 3: artefacts

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 30 September 1907, Bournemouth; educated Bournemouth School for Boys and Bournemouth College; studied dentistry at King's College Hospital, 1929-1932; locum in many locations including Derby, Southampton, Winchester, Alresford and Shaftesbury, 1932-1936; ran and owned dental practice, Redland, Bristol, 1936-1969; died 28 March 1979.

Custodial history

Deposited at King's College London College Archives by Goudge's daughter Sarah Goudge, 12 September 2007.

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

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Rules and/or conventions used

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


Archivist's note

Archivist's note: Entry compiled by Samantha Velumyl.

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