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CONVALESCENT HOME FOR CHILDREN, HIGHGATE

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/0691
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: CONVALESCENT HOME FOR CHILDREN, HIGHGATE
Date(s): 1883
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Convalescent Home for Children | Highgate

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Convalescent Home for Children was founded in 1869 in Cromwell House, Highgate, once owned by Oliver Cromwell's eldest daughter. It was established by the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, as a rest home outside the City where children could recuperate. There were 52 beds.

From: 'Highgate: Part 1 of 2', Old and New London: Volume 5 (1878), pp. 389-405.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Papers relating to a bazaar held to raise funds for the Convalescent Home for Children, Highgate.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Two items.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited as a gift in June 1959.

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:
June to August 2010.

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