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WINSTON, John Henry Ernest (died 1956)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 G/PP1/69
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: WINSTON, John Henry Ernest (died 1956)
Date(s): [1919-1950]
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Winston | John Henry Ernest (Jack) | died 1956 | Secretary of Guy's Medical School | brother of George A R Winston


Administrative/Biographical history:

John Henry Ernest Winston was appointed Librarian at the Wills Library, Guy's Hospital Medical School in 1914, aged 21. During World War One he served in France, being taken prisoner in May 1918. Winston returned to Guy's Library after demobilisation in 1919. In 1921, he was appointed Assistant Clerk to the Dean of the Medical School, and in 1925, Secretary of the School. From 1950-1955, he was the Appointments Officer.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of J H E Winston comprising a notebook titled 'Guy's Hospital Museum of Antiquities 1919-1920', including descriptions of a bass relief from the mansion of the prior of St Pancras, discovered on the site of the College; notes on the construction of Guy's; list of illustrations and of Guy's Hospital; notes on John Keats; other items relating to the history of Guy's Hospital. Also contains some loose cards containing captions for museum objects, and loose notes on similar historical subjects.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in the Scope and Content.

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:

This collection level description available online.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

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

Allied Materials

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Guy's Hospital Gazette, Vol 70, Jan 1956. 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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