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SCHENK, Steve (1921-1987)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0505 PP35
Held at: Royal Holloway, University of London
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Full title: SCHENK, Steve (1921-1987)
Date(s): 1941-1987
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box or 0.01m3
Name of creator(s): Schenk | Steve | 1921-1987 | sociologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Stephen Schenk as he is known in many of his papers actually had the initials R.S Schenk but it is unclear as to what the "R" represented; born, 29th July 1921 and was awarded a BSc. in Sociology; began teaching on a temporary basis at Bedford College in 1962 as a visiting lecturer before in 1966 taking up a permanent lectureship; died 1987.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Steve Schenk, 1941-1987, comprising research notes and material relating to his teaching career, concerning publications and articles, personal matters and associations and individuals connected to Schenk.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged in sections as noted in the Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open to all registered users of the Royal Holloway, University of London Archives.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be supplied, subject to the condition of the original. Requests to publish original material should be directed to the College Archivist.

Finding aids:

Detailed listing available via online catalogue at

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were transferred from the Bedford College Archives when the College merged with Royal Holloway in 1985.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The College Archives hold a photograph of Steve Schenk.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Mark Pitchforth, July 2003, for the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in accordance 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:
July 2003

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