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LOOK, Beatrice (d 1995)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 2121 Look
Held at: University of Greenwich
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Full title: LOOK, Beatrice (d 1995)
Date(s): 1921-1995
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Look | Beatrice | d 1995 | student at Woolwich Polytechnic


Administrative/Biographical history:

Beatrice Look was a student at Woolwich Polytechnic in 1921-1922. She was an athlete at the 1st Women's Olympiad in Monte Carlo, 1921. She died in 1995, aged 93.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of and relating to Miss Beatrice Look, 1921-1995, comprising copy of her student's record sheet for Woolwich Polytechnic, 1921-1922; programme of gymnastic Display by the students of the Women's Classes and Girls of the Day Schools, 1921; scrapbook containing photographs, including of Monte Carlo whilst there as a competitor in the Olympiad, [1921]; Woolwich Polytechnic student's record sheet for Hilda Hatt (also a competitor at the Monte Carlo Olympiad); medal from the Olympiad, 1921; programmes of the Olympiad, 1921 1er Meeting International d'Education Physique Feminine de Sports Athletiques et de Natation, Monte Carlo; programme of the second meeting, 1922; papers concerning John Lewis Partnership providing clothes for the athletes; copies and extracts from newspapers concerning the Olympiad, 1921; postcards sent from Beatrice Look to her family; article entitled 'The Women's Olympiad' from Woolwich Polytechnic Magazine, 1921; diaries of Miss Look, [1959-1964]; copy minutes of Woolwich Polytechnic Education Committee, 1921;

papers relating to Miss Look's death, 1995; correspondence with Mrs Pilbeam and University of Greenwich relating to the Beatrice Look papers, [1995].

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English and some French

System of arrangement:

The papers are arranged as outlined in the scope and content.

Conditions governing access:

Researchers wishing to consult the archives should contact Ann Murphy, Head of Information Services, University of Greenwich

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying is permitted at the discretion of the Librarian.

Finding aids:

A list is available at the University of Greenwich Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were obtained in 1995 through Mrs M Pilbeam of the Eltham Society.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

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:
August 2002

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