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DUGMORE, Rev Clifford William (1909-1990)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA K/PP97
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: DUGMORE, Rev Clifford William (1909-1990)
Date(s): 1956-1978
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Dugmore | Clifford William | 1909-1990 | historian


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1909; educated at King Edward VI School, Birmingham, Exeter College Oxford and Queen's College Cambridge, BA 1932, BD 1940, DD 1957; Deacon, 1935; Priest, 1936; Assistant Curate of Holy Trinity, Formby, 1935-1937; Sub-Warden, St Deiniol's Library, Hawarden, 1937-1938; Rector of Ingestre-with-Tixall, 1938-1943; Chaplain of Alleyn's College of God's Gift, Dulwich, 1943-1944; Rector of Bredfield and Director of Religious Education, Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, 1945-1947; Senior Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History at the University of Manchester, 1946-1958; Professor of Ecclesiastical History, King's College London, 1958-1976; Emeritus, 1976-1990; founded and edited the Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 1950-1978; died, 1990.


Scope and content/abstract:

The papers of Clifford William Dugmore contain correspondence relating to the Journal of Ecclesiastical History, and printed booklets, 1956-1978; notably including correspondence with a number of leading historians such as Professors Murray Tolmie and Alfred Cobban, William Cargill-Thompson, and Geoffrey Nuttall, relating to Dugmore's editorship of the Journal of Ecclesiastical History, remarking upon aspects of publication, proofs and the chasing-up of contributors, 1956-1978; correspondence concerning senior staff appointments, 1958-1977 (closed); press cuttings describing the career of Professor Dugmore, 1957-1971; text, reviews and correspondence concerning Professor Dugmore's inaugural lecture in the Chair of Ecclesiastical History, 'Ecclesiastical History. No Soft Option', 1959-1960; copies of printed booklets entitled 'Rome and the Churches', the inaugural lecture of Professor Stuart Hall of King's College, delivered in 1979; Grace Abounding. A Comparison of Frederick Denison Maurice and Karl Barth by Dr Ellen Flesseman-Van Leer (1978).

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Most of the collection is open except material relating to staff appointments, which is closed for eighty years.

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:

A detailed list of the contents of the collection is available for consultation in the King's College London Archives Reading Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were received from the Department of Ecclesiastical History in 1984.

Allied Materials

Related material:

King's College London: papers of William David James Cargill-Thompson, Professor of Ecclesiastical History (Ref: K/PP92); records of the Department of Christian History and Doctrine (Ref: 1985 KDCD, 1988 KDCD). Please also consult the records of the Department/Faculty of Theology for further references to Professor Dugmore.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
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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