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MCGUIRE FAMILY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2318
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: MCGUIRE FAMILY
Date(s): 1903-1986
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): McGuire | John Charles | 1890-1986 | schoolmaster

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

John Charles McGuire (1890-1986) spent most of his lifetime in a career as a schoolmaster in London. He was educated at East London Technical College and trained as a teacher at Islington Day Training College (1908-1912). Most of his teaching career was spent at Barnsbury Central School where he later became Head Teacher. In 1950 he was President of the London Head Teachers' Association. He retired in 1954 after 45 years of employment by the LCC Education Officer's Department.

For a history of the Barnsbury Central School see 'Islington: Education', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 8: Islington and Stoke Newington parishes (1985), pp. 117-135 (available online).

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Personal papers of John Charles McGuire, schoolmaster. The records illustrate his career and the photographs in the collection relate to his school and its wartime evacuation to Newport Pagnell, Bucks (1939-1941).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

ACC/2318-1-1: Formal documents;
ACC/2318-1-2: Education documents;
ACC/2318-1-3: Professional documents;
ACC/2318-1-4: Photographs;
ACC/2318-1-5 and 6: Barnsbury Central School photographs;
ACC/2318-1-7: Evacuation during WWII.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gifted to the Archive in two donations, on 16th September 1986 and 16th June 1987.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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