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BURDEN, Reverend Michael

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0366 MB
Held at: Institute of Education
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Full title: BURDEN, Reverend Michael
Date(s): 1979-1992
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Burden | Michael | b 1936 | clergyman
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The Reverend Michael Burden (b 1936) attended Banks Lane Council School and Stockport School; schoolmaster at Prestatyn and Heaton Moor College, 1954-1956; attended Selwyn College, Cambridge University, where he changed his course from Natural Sciences to Theology, 1956-1959. Ridley Hall Theological College, 1959-1962; Assistant Curate at Ashton-upon-Mersey, 1962; Chaplain at St Peter's Junior School in York, 1965-1970; Head of Religious Education and Careers at Beverley Grammar School, 1970-1974; Rector at Walkington, 1974-1977; Head of Community Studies at Sir Leo Schultz High School in Hull, 1977-1982; Priest-in-charge of Holy Trinity, Berwick upon Tweed, 1982-1992.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Rev Michael Burden, 1979-1992 comprising MEd Thesis, 1979: 'An experiment in humanistic education - a personal education curriculum for spiritual and moral development', (1 vol.); 'Your future in Hull', workbook and handbook for a scheme in conjunction with Humberside County Council, relating to the future employment of pupils at the Sir Leo Schultz High School, Hull, (2 vols); 'An investigation into spiritual development: being a short report of sabbatical study, Jan-Mar 1992', undertaken at the North of England Institute for Religious Education, Durham University; typescript draft of 'A curriculum for personal growth', (9pp)and typescript draft of 'What is meant by spiritual development?', (7pp).

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System of arrangement:

Arranged in the order outlined in Scope and Content, above.

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of Reader Application Form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A reader wishing to publish any quotation of information, including pictorial, derived from any archive material must apply in writing for prior permission from the Archivist or other appropriate person(s) as indicated by the Archivist. A limited number of photocopies may be supplied at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids:

Collection level description available on-line at the Institute of Education website

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Sent by Rev Michael Burden, November 2003.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
Feb 2008

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