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MOSS, Arthur Leonard (fl 1905-1907)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA K/PP161
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: MOSS, Arthur Leonard (fl 1905-1907)
Date(s): 1905-1907
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): MOSS | Arthur | Leonard | fl 1905-1907


Administrative/Biographical history:

Arthur Leonard Moss was educated at the Faculty of Arts, King's College London, 1904-1906.


Scope and content/abstract:

Autograph book belonging to Arthur Leonard Moss, inscribed June 8 1905; comprises photographs, signatures and messages from students of the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Science at King's College London.

Photographs are enclosed loosely within the book and comprise four unidentified images, photograph 1: black and white photograph of an unidentified man, wearing climbers' clothing and standing on a hill overlooking a mountain range, [1905-1907]; photograph 2: black and white portrait style photograph of an unidentified woman, wearing glasses and a necklace, stamp on reverse reads 'portrait by Reavy, 40 King Street, Manchester and Chorlton', [1905-1907]; photograph 3: black and white postcard photograph of unidentified young girl, standing by a sundial in a garden, [1905-1907]; photograph 4: black and white postcard photograph of young boy seated on a cushion, [1905-1907].

Handwritten messages within the book, are all dated between 1905-1907 and vary in style but include messages of goodwill from friends, notably one enclosing a dried plant stem intended as a charm; poems; sketches and quotations from famous poets.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, French, German and Greek

System of arrangement:

Single volume.

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 Services, King's College London.

Finding aids:

No additional finding aids exist.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gifted by John Turner to King's College London College Archives, November 2006

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
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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