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Mead, Geoffrey John de Cusance: correspondence collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL330
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Mead, Geoffrey John de Cusance: correspondence collection
Date(s): [1878-1930]
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 10 items
Name of creator(s): Mead | Geoffrey John Cusance de | fl 1939-1979 | historian


Administrative/Biographical history:

No information was available at the time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of letters formerly in the possession of Dr Geoffrey John Cusance de Mead, [1878-1930]. Correspondents include: Sir Squire Bancroft; John Arbuthnot Fisher, Lord Fisher; Sir Henry Irving; John Rushworth Jellicoe, Earl Jellicoe; Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner; Charles Stanley Monck, Viscount Monck; John W Spencer-Churchill, Duke of Marlborough; [? Evelyn Strutt], Lady Rayleigh; Godfrey Tearle (later Sir Godfrey); and Florence Waller. All items are autograph, with signatures.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to individual items in Senate House Library archives collections may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Collected and preserved by Dr Mead.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gift from Dr Mead, 1963.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

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:
July 2008

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