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BARTLETT, Hardington Arthur (d 1920)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA K/PP 80
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: BARTLETT, Hardington Arthur (d 1920)
Date(s): 1907-2000
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Bartlett | Hardington Arthur | d 1920 | engineer


Administrative/Biographical history:

Son of Herbert Henry Bartlett, partner in the firm of Perry and Co, builders and contractors; possibly educated under Henry Robinson, Professor of Civil Engineering, King's College London, 1886; worked as engineer on Bakerloo Line, London, on the harbour of San Sebastian, Spain, and on contracts to maintain British military camps during World War One; drowned on English Channel ferry crossing, 1920.


Scope and content/abstract:

The collection comprises copies of printed material, 1907-1984, including history of Perry and Co, builders and contractors, with list of completed building projects, photographs of founders, and notes on the company's projects including St Thomas's Hospital, London, Tower Bridge and numerous Underground railway stations including Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus, [1907]; copy of article on the Perry & Co employee, Sir Herbert Henry Bartlett, by Sir Basil Bartlett, printed in David Jeremy ed., Dictionary of business biography (London, 1984); manuscript pedigree describing the relationship between the Robinson and Bartlett families, to whom the donor was related, [2000].

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services.

Finding aids:

Collection level description on-line and due to be published in hard copy.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Papers bequethed to King's College London by Irene Theodore Bartlett, granddaughter of Hardington Arthur Bartlett, [2000].

Immediate source of acquisition:

King's College London Development Office.

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Who's who. Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

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:
January 2001

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