Reference code(s): GB 0098 B/PARSONS
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Title: PARSONS, Richard Clere (1851-1923)
Date(s): Created 1915-1923
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Parsons | Hon | Richard Clere | 1851-1923 | engineer
Born, 1851; studied physical science, chemistry and engineering at Trinity College, Dublin; partner, Kitson & Co, Leeds; took an active role in the development of the Yorkshire College (later University of Leeds), 1880-1887; partner of J F La Trobe Bateman, 1887-1889; Engineer, Congested Board of Ireland, 1893-1895; Engineer, Consolidated Waterworks Company of Rosario, and Montevideo Waterworks Company; Director, Mersey Railway Company; Treasurer and Deputy Chairman, Delegacy of King's College University of London; Governor, Imperial College, 1915-1923; died, 1923.
Publications: include: On the working of Punkahs in India as at present carried out by coolie labour, and the same operation effected by machinery (London, 1878).
Scope and content/abstract:
Papers of Richard Clere Parsons, comprising correspondence with the administration department of Imperial College, 1915-1923.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access:
Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the College Archivist, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, for an appointment.
Conditions governing reproduction:
A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.
A catalogue is available at the College Archives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Accumulated by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine during the course of business.
Immediate source of acquisition:
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
Records of the Governing Body (GB), held at Imperial College.
Archivist's note: Sources: Who Was Who (A & C Black, 1947, volume II); British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97. Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.
Rules or conventions: 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.
Date(s) of descriptions: December 2000