Reference code(s): GB 0098 B/BUCKMASTER
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Title: BUCKMASTER, Stanley Owen, 1st Viscount Buckmaster (1861-1934)
Date(s): Created 1923-1934
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Buckmaster | Stanley Owen | 1861-1934 | 1st Viscount Buckmaster | Lord Chancellor
Born, 1861; educated at Christ Church, Oxford; called to Bar, Inner Temple, 1884; Liberal MP for Cambridge, 1906-1910, Keighley, Yorkshire, 1911-1914; Counsel to the University of Oxford, 1911-1913; knighted, 1913; member of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster; Solicitor-General, 1913; Director of the Press Bureau, 1914-1915; created 1st Baron Cheddington, 1915; Lord Chancellor, 1915-1916; member of the Interallied Conference in Finance and Supplies; Chairman, Governing Body of Imperial College, 1923-1934; Chairman, Political Honours Review Commitee, 1924, 1929; created 1st Viscount Buckmaster, 1933; died, 1934.
Scope and content/abstract:
Papers of Stanley Owen Buckmaster, 1st Viscount Buckmaster, comprising correspondence with Imperial College administration department, 1923-1934, as Chaiman of the Governing Body.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access:
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Conditions governing reproduction:
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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.
Correspondence with Herbert Asquith (reference: MSS Asquith), correspondence with Lewis Harcourt, 1918-1922 (reference: MSS Harcourt), correspondence relating to Society for Protection of Science, and Learning, 1933-1934 (reference: SPSL), held at the Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts; letters to Lord Reading, 1915-1933, held at the British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections (reference: MSS Eur E 238, F 118); letters to John Redmond, 1915-1916, held at the National Library of Ireland (reference: MS 15175).
An Orator of Justice. A speech biography of Viscount Buckmaster edited by James Johnston (I Nicholson & Watson, London, 1932)
Archivist's note: Sources: Who Was Who (A & C Black, 1947, volume III); National Register of Archives; 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