Includes research notes and correspondence, 1938-1985.
Papers of Stanley Bertram Chrimes, 1907-1984, historian, lecturer in constitutional history, University of Glasgow, Scotland
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- Dates of Creation1938-1985
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.15 metres
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Administrative / Biographical History
Stanley Bertram Chrimes was born on 23 February 1907 , son of Herbert Chrimes and Maud Mary Rose. He married Mabel Clara Keyser. He was educated at Purley County Secondary School, Surrey, Kings College London (Lindley Student; BA; MA), and Trinity College Cambridge (Research Studentship Senior Rouse Ball Student; PhD; LittD). His MA thesis was on John, first Duke of Bedford. He was lecturer and reader in Constitutional History at the University of Glasgow from 1936-1953 , and then Professor of History at University College, Cardiff, from 1953-1974. His publications continue to be read widely including: English Constitutional History (4 edns: 1947-1967, London), Henry VIII (1st edn. 1972, London and 2nd edn , (1999, London), An Introduction to the Administrative History of Medieval England (3 edns. 1952-1966). Chrimes died in 1984.
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Deposit : Mrs Mabel Chrimes : 1991
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Collection catalogued by Moira Rankin, Senior Archivist, 20 April 2000, and members of Glasgow University Archive Staff. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 23 January 2004. Catalogue edited by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 10 July 2012.