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GIBBS, Henry Hucks, (1819-1907)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 G/PP1/20
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: GIBBS, Henry Hucks, (1819-1907)
Date(s): 1896
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Gibbs | Henry Hucks | 1819-1907 | 1st Baron Aldenham | banker and scholar


Administrative/Biographical history:

Educated at Rugby, and Exeter College Oxford, MA 1944. Head of Anthony Gibbs and Sons, London; Director of Bank of England 1853-1901; Governor 1875-1877; MP (Conservative) City of London, 1891-1892; trustee of National Portrait Gallery; Member of Council, Keble College Oxford.
Married Louisa Adams, 1845. Created 1st Baron Aldenham, 1896. Died in 1907.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter to Henry Hucks Gibbs (Lord Aldenham) from Francis [Knollys], 5 Mar 1896, relating to agreement of the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VII} to preside at the dinner to be held in May 1896, in aid of the re-endowment fund of Guy's Hospital.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

1 item

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature on readers' undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive and Corporate Records Services.

Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Acquired by Guy's Hospital Medical School Library

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from Guy's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Correspondence held by Guildhall Library (Reference: MSS 11021-22); letters (32) received, 1869-99 held by Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies (Reference: D/EX252); correspondence and papers relating to bimetallism, 1879, held by London University: British Library of Political and Economic Science (Reference: Coll Misc 145); correspondence with Arthur James Balfour, 1895-1898, held by the British Library, Manuscript Collections (Reference: ADD MSS 49791 Passim); Correspondence with JO Halliwell-Phillipps, 1854-1883, held by Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections (Reference: LOA); correspondence with Sir William Harcourt, 1889-1895, held by Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts (Reference: MSS Harcourt); letters to Sir Louis Mallet, 1876, 1887-1888, held by Oxford University: Balliol College Library.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Historical Manuscripts Commission On-line National Register of Archives; Who's Who 1897-1996 CD-ROM (A & C Black). Compiled by Alison Field.

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:
June 2004

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