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GOUDGE, George Wilfred (1907-1979)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA K/PP160
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: GOUDGE, George Wilfred (1907-1979)
Date(s): 1924-1973
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 3 boxes, 0.3 cubic metres
Name of creator(s): Goudge | George Wilfred | 1907-1979 | dental surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 30 September 1907, Bournemouth; educated Bournemouth School for Boys and Bournemouth College; studied dentistry at King's College Hospital, 1929-1932; locum in many locations including Derby, Southampton, Winchester, Alresford and Shaftesbury, 1932-1936; ran and owned dental practice, Redland, Bristol, 1936-1969; died 28 March 1979.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of George Wilfred Goudge, 1924-1935, 1968-1973, reflecting his training and work as a dentist. Papers include examination papers of University of London General School, pre-medical, dental anatomy and physiology papers of Royal College of the Physicians of London and Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1924-1931; notes taken whilst studying at King's College Hospital, [1930]; personal letters from Goudge to Gwendoline Pedgrift, 1931-1932; letters from dental companies advising Goudge of locum vacancies, 1933; testimonials from former employers, 1934-1935 and Goudge's personal copies of The Strange Story of False Teeth, 1968 and The History of King's College Hospital Dental School, 1973.

Photographs include images of Goudge, students of the School of Dental Surgery, King's College Hospital, and Goudge's dental practice, 1930-1936. Associated artefacts comprise dental implements and apparatus including scalpels, clamps, mirrors, bridges, drill heads and saliva ejectors, a set of false teeth possibly belonging to Gwendoline Goudge (1911-2007), and a brass microscope, [1924-1973].

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Section 1: papers, section 2: photographs, section 3: artefacts

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 Archives and Information Management, King's College London.

Finding aids:

No additional finding aids exist.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited at King's College London College Archives by Goudge's daughter Sarah Goudge, 12 September 2007.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Samantha Velumyl.

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:
January 2008

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