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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0366 IE/RGO
Held at: Institute of Education
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Full title: GOODINGS, Richard
Date(s): c1890s-1960s
Level of description: subfonds
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Extent: 3 boxes
Name of creator(s): Goodings | Richard | d 1992 | educationist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The career of Richard Goodings (d 1992) included school teaching, educational administration and research, and lecturing in higher education. From 1965 to his death in 1992 he was on the staff of the School of Education, University of Durham. Prior to this, whilst he was a member of staff of the University of London Institute of Education in the late 1950s, he began work on a history of the Institute which was never completed.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Richard Goodings, comprising research material, notes and drafts, mainly relating to Goodings' work on a history of the Institute. The papers include some original correspondence of Percy Nunn relating to the transfer of the Institute from the London County Council to the University of London, 1927-1932. Also included are photocopies of articles by Goodings added to the collection [by the Archivist] at a later date and some original papers relating to the Institute at the time of Goodings' employment, 1960s.

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System of arrangement:

The material was arranged and originally listed [by Kate Hallett] and this arrangement has been retained.

Conditions governing access:

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Conditions governing reproduction:

A reader wishing to publish any quotation of information, including pictorial, derived from any archive material must apply in writing for prior permission from the Librarian or other appropriate person(s) as indicated by the Archivist. A limited number of photocopies may be supplied at the discretion of the Archivist.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Collected from Goodings' study at the University of Durham after his death and transferred to the Institute in 1993.

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Created 06/15/2000, modified 11/28/2000

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