SWAYLANDS SCHOOL, KENT
|Reference code(s)||: GB 0074 ACC/3605|
|Held at||: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection|
|Full title||: SWAYLANDS SCHOOL, KENT|
|Level of description||: Collection|
|Extent||: 0.5 linear metres|
|Name of creator(s)||: Swaylands School | Kent|
Swaylands School was a residential special school for educationally subnormal boys maintained by Middlesex County Council (MCC).
After the passing of the 1944 Education Act, the MCC expanded its provision for special education increasing its number of residential schools from one to ten, many accommodated in large mansions in the home counties. Swaylands was a 19th century Tudor style house situated at Penshurst, near Tonbridge, in Kent.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of Swaylands School, consisting of interior and exterior photographs of the building, including photographs of school lessons, prize giving and the school fete, 1957-1959.
Access & Use
Language/scripts of material:
System of arrangement:
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright rests with the City of London.
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Immediate source of acquisition:
Donated to the Archive in 1995.
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 to October 2009
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