Collection Q/PP 5 - MANSBRIDGE, Elsie Maria (1918-fl 1940)

Key Information

Reference code

Q/PP 5


MANSBRIDGE, Elsie Maria (1918-fl 1940)


  • 1937-1940 (Creation)

Level of description



1 box, 0.1 cubic metres

Scope and content

Papers of Elsie Maria Mansbridge [1937-1940] contain notebooks and textbooks from Mansbridge's studies at Queen Elizabeth College; specifically two leather bound note books printed with 'King's College of H.&S.S.' containing physiology notes, graphs and diagrams taken by Hedin [1936-1940]; one leather bound notebook labelled 'household arts and laundry, volumetric analysis, first year degree' [1937]; one large purple bound notebook labelled 'E.Hedin 2nd year degree gravimetric analysis' [1938]; one large green notebook engraved 'sectional book' and labelled 'Hedin Physics KCHSS Group B' containing notes and diagrams. The collection also contains first, second and fourth year exam papers, 1937-1940 and books concerning household studies and chemistry, many of which were written by members of staff from King's College London.

System of arrangement

The collection is arranged into two sections, section one: notebooks and exam papers and section two: text books.

General Information

Name of creator

Biographical history

Elsie Maria Mansbridge, nèe Hedin, was born 1918; educated at Oaklea School, Buckhurst Hill; attended Queen Elizabeth College gaining a BSc in Household and Social Science, 1936-1940.

Custodial history

Gifted from Elsie Mansbridge to Pat Cox, Food Science Department, Queen Elizabeth College in 1986 and 1987 and transferred to King's College London College Archives.

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

This collection level description; no additional finding aids exist.

Existence and location of originals

Off-campus collection

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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

Compiled by Samantha Velumyl.

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