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GUEST, Professor Anthony Gordon (b 1930)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA K/PP96
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: GUEST, Professor Anthony Gordon (b 1930)
Date(s): 1976-1977
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Guest | Anthony Gordon | b 1930 | Professor of English Law


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1930; educated at Colston's School, Bristol and St John's College Oxford; called to Bar, Gray's Inn, 1956; Bencher, 1978; Lecturer, University College, Oxford, 1954-1955; Fellow and Praelector in Jurisprudence, 1955-1965; Dean, 1963-1964; Reader in Common Law to Council of Legal Education (Inns of court), 1967-1980; Travelling Fellowship to South Africa, 1957; Professor of English Law, King's College London, 1966-1995. Publications: edited Anson's principles of the law of contract, 21st to 26th editions (1959-1984); edited Chitty on contracts, 22nd to 27th editions (1961-1994); edited Oxford essays in jurisprudence (1961); The law of hire-purchase (1966); edited Benjamin's sale of goods, 1st to 4th editions (1974-1992); edited Encyclopedia of consumer credit (1975); Introduction to the law of credit and security (1978); edited Chalmers and Guest on bills of exchange, 14th edition (1991); Only remember me (1993).


Scope and content/abstract:

The papers of Professor Anthony Guest consisting of minutes and correspondence, notably relating to a working party on Religious Studies at King's College London, set up to consider the future of the discipline, and of which Professor Guest was chairman, 1976-1977.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Administrative records are generally closed for 30 years except for published material and some committee and other minutes

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:

Detailed list available for consultation in the King's College London Archives Reading Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Professor Stuart George Hall, 1994.

Allied Materials

Related material:

King's College London Council minutes and the main secretarial series contain relevant material relating to the future of the religious studies department.

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 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:
May 2002

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