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STONE, Sir (John) Leonard (1896-1978)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA Stone
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: STONE, Sir (John) Leonard (1896-1978)
Date(s): 19th century
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Not known.


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1896; educated at Malvern College; called to the Bar, Gray's Inn, 1923; joined Lincoln's Inn, 1931; Bencher, Gray's Inn, 1942; knighted, 1943; OBE, 1943; Chief Justice, High Court, Bombay, 1943-1947; President, Commission of Inquiry, Bombay Explosions, 1944; Queen's Counsel, 1948; Vice-Chancellor, County Palatine of Lancaster, 1948-1963; Treasurer, Gray's Inn, 1956; Chairman of Departmental Committee on Hallmarking, 1956-1958; died, 1978.


Scope and content/abstract:

Bound manuscript classical dictionary, [19th century]. Compiler unknown.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Greek, Latin, English

System of arrangement:

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, King's College London.

Finding aids:

Collection level description available in reading room at King's College London Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

The book was in the family of Sir Leonard Stone, c1906-1976, but no further information about its provenance is known.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Given to King's College Library via Professor R H Graveson, Faculty of Laws, by Sir Leonard Stone in 1976.

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project. Sources: brief description in King's College London Manuscripts and Private Papers: A Select Guide (1982); Who's Who.

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:
Jan 2001

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