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MCNEE, Geraldine Zarita Lee (1895-1975)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0505 PP14
Held at: Royal Holloway, University of London
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Full title: MCNEE, Geraldine Zarita Lee (1895-1975)
Date(s): 1913-1923, 1945, 1984
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 0.5 box or 0.05m3
Name of creator(s): McNee | Geraldine Zarita Lee | 1895-1975 | Lady McNee
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1895; educated Queen's College School, Harley Street, London, and Heathfield School, Ascot, Berkshire; studied at Bedford College, University of London, 1915-1923, gaining a first class honours degree in Chemistry and an MSc; married Dr John McNee, 1923; became Lady McNee when her husband was knighted in 1951; died 1975.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers, 1913-1923, 1945, and 1984, relating to Geraldine McNee's time as a student at Bedford College, University of London, notably University of London matriculation examination papers, 1913, in English, Arithmetic, Geometry, Latin, French and Zoology; Notice of Registration as an internal student of the University of London in the Faculty of Medicine, 1915; photograph of a science laboratory at Bedford College, 1915; papers, 1920, relating to the BSc Chemistry Degree at the University of London, including a booklet of the regulations in the Faculty of Science, a timetable of BSc Honours examinations, and University of London BSc examination papers for Chemistry; correspondence, invitations and programmes, 1921 and 1923, relating to graduation ceremonies for her BSc and MSc; correspondence, 1984, relating to the deposit of the papers of Geraldine McNee in the Bedford College Archives.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The papers are arranged in sections as stated in the Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open to all registered users of the Royal Holloway, University of London Archives.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be supplied, subject to the condition of the original. Requests to publish original material should be directed to the College Archivist.

Finding aids:

Handlist available in the Royal Holloway, University of London Archives reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Placed in the College Archives by the family in 1984. The papers were transferred from the Bedford College Archives when the College merged with Royal Holloway in 1985.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the AIM25 project.

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 2000

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