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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): H01/ST/STH
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Date(s): 1927-1968
Level of description: subfonds
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Extent: 0.65 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Saint Thomas' House | Saint Thomas' Hospital


Administrative/Biographical history:

Saint Thomas' House, initially known as the College House Extension, was built between 1925-1927 on a site in Lambeth Palace Road opposite Saint Thomas' Hospital, as a memorial to those connected with Saint Thomas' Hospital who died in the First World War. It provided accommodation and club facilities for medical students and house officers. During the Second World War several floors were occupied by hospital maids. The architect was Harold W. Currey.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Saint Thomas' House, Saint Thomas' Hospital, including House Committee Minutes, 1927-1928; inventory of House furniture and fittings, 1928-1938; receipt books for room rentals, 1931-1939; financial accounts, 1927-1947; programme of the opening ceremony, 1927 and invitation to opening of extension, 1959.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In sections according to catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: Depositor

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records transferred from the Hospital Archivist.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

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:
February 2009

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