Reference code(s): GB 0074 JB
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: JOHN BURNS COLLECTION
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.45 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Various.
John Burns was formerly a member of London County Council. His private collection of documents was acquired by Lord Southwood, who gave them to the Library.
Scope and content/abstract:
This collection consists of legal documents, books, accounts and reports relating to a variety of topics including the construction of the new Palace of Westminster, biblical and religious texts, demographics, the food and lodging of prisoners and religious observances.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: Italian and Latin.
System of arrangement:
Documents in chronological order.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
These records were transferred to the Greater London Record Office from the former Members' Library in 1986.
For the other part of John Burns Collection, see ACC/2337.
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.
Date(s) of descriptions: August to October 2010.