Papers of Sir John Charles Gabriel Sykes, comprising correspondence with the administration department of Imperial College, 1908-1917.
SYKES, John Charles Gabriel (1869-1952)
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- Dates of Creation1908-1917
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
Born, 1869; educated at Winchester, New College Oxford; entered Education Department, 1893; Assistant Secretary, Board of Education, 1904; Secretary, Departmental Committee on the future organisation of the Royal College of Science, Royal School of Mines, 1904-1906; Governor, Imperial College, 1907-1917; Secretary, Central Control Board (Liquor Traffic), 1915-1921; Knighted, 1919; joint editor of the Law of Public Education in England and Wales; member, Council for State Management Districts under the Licensing Act 1921; JP, County of London and Chairman St Margaret's Division, 1925-1950; died, 1952.
Publications: The Law of Public Education in England and Wales. A practical guide to its administration with George Morgan Edwardes Jones (Rivingtons, London, 1903).
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