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SHUNN, Winifred K (fl 1928-1992)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 2159 Shunn
Held at: University of the Arts London: London College of Fashion
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Full title: SHUNN, Winifred K (fl 1928-1992)
Date(s): [1928]-1992
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 bundle of papers
Name of creator(s): Shunn | Winifred K | fl 1928-1992 | afterwards Beck | teacher of embroidery and tambour


Administrative/Biographical history:

Miss Winifred K Shunn was an embroidery and tambour teacher at Barrett Street Trade School from 1928 to 1962. She married in 1938 and was the first female member of staff to be allowed to continue teaching after her marriage.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Miss W K Shunn, [1928]-1992, teacher at Barrett Street Trade School, comprising prospectuses and photographs of students, including opening of the new school building in 1928, student groups and shows, [1928-1964]; letter containing reminiscences of her time at the school, 1992.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The records are unsorted.

Conditions governing access:

Access to the collection is by appointment only.

Conditions governing reproduction:

No photocopying is permitted although photographs may be taken at the discretion of the Head of Learning Resources.

Finding aids:

The records are uncatalogued.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were donated to the London College of Fashion by Mrs Beck (Miss Shunn) in 1992.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

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:
July 2002

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