Papers of Leslie Prince

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence, photograph albums, and related papers; papers relating to organisations including the Corporation of London, the Jewish Colonisation Association, the City Livery Club, the Worshipful Company of Farriers and the Old Cliftonian Society, c.1935-85.

Administrative / Biographical History

Leslie Prince, CBE, FCA, was sheriff of the city of London, 1954-5; chairman of the finance committee, Corporation of London, 1957-70; chief commoner of the city of London, 1971; and played a part in the work of the Jewish social service and refugee organisations and the Anglo-Jewish Association.

Conditions Governing Access

The Special Collections Division is available for anyone to use, regardless of whether you are attached to an academic institution. Access to the Archives and Manuscripts and Rare Books reading room, however, is by prior appointment to access the manuscript material. See our website for more details.