University of London Officers Training Corps papers, c1910-1952; University of London Society papers, 1906-1942; press-cuttings and publications regarding University of London, c1905-1956; University of London Club papers, c1911-1953; University of London parliamentary elections papers, 1909-1935; University of London Graduates Association papers, 1926-1945; University of London Lodge of Freemasons papers, 1907-1956; articles, publications, draft publications by Humberstone, c1908-1950, including Torrington Square Saved, 1938; correspondence, c1897-1957; Royal College of Science alumni papers, 1907-1926, 1949.
Humberstone, Thomas Lloyd
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 1142
- Dates of Creationc1898-c1959
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description16 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Thomas Lloyd Humberstone (1876-1957) was a prominent member of the Convocation of the University of London. He gained a degree in science from the University of London in 1899, although his career as a schoolmaster had begun two years previously. He taught at a number of schools, including Dolgelley (1898-1900) and Highgate School (1903) before taking a job in 1904 in the Office of the Academic Register of the University of London. In the previous year, he had founded the reference book of secondary education, the Schoolmasters Yearbook and Directory. Humberstone was a prolific writer on education and on the University of London in particular: he was frequent contributor to journals such as The Journal of Education.
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