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POTTER, William (fl 1936-1997)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA K/PP 150
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: POTTER, William (fl 1936-1997)
Date(s): 1937-1939
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 scrapbook
Name of creator(s): Potter | William | fl 1936-1997


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1917; physics student of King's College London, c. 1936-1940; Hon Secretary and President of the Students' Union at King's, c. 1938-39.


Scope and content/abstract:

Scrap album compiled by William Potter, Hon Secretary and President of the Students' Union at KCL, c. 1938-39; including Conversazione programmes, invitation cards to student association and other dinners and events, with designs by the war artist, Kenneth Cyril Bird, (Fougasse) for The Universities' Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Dec 1938; Commemmoration Week programmes, KCL Musical and Dramatic Society programmes, menus, newspaper cuttings on rags, sporting events and national student meetings, copy of Bring's News, journal of the King's and Bristol University Student Unions, all notably reflecting the relocation of King's faculties to Bristol and Birmingham during World War Two.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Single album in chronological order as above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

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 and Corporate Record Services.

Finding aids:

Hard copy of this summary guide available in the Archives Reading Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Given by David Potter, son and Treasurer of King's College London, in 1997, to External Relations Department and thence to Archives.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Son, David Potter.

Allied Materials

Related material:

College ephemera collection holds similar programmes, tickets, invitations and press cuttings.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Geoff Browell.

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 2006

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