Ref NoKENNA/2/5
TitleBPS Archives
Physical DescriptionMaterial is loose. Handle with care.
DescriptionFile contains handwritten/ typed correspondence and other material concerning J C Kenna's role as Honorary Archivist of the British Psychological Society.

Details include:

Correspondence received from:

? rejecting a planned interview with J C Kenna to discuss his/her memories and an analysis with Freud, 22 May 1974

James T. Lester, Liaison Scientist, Office of Naval Research concerning locating archival information on European Psychology, 21 December 1972

F.H.Partridge Exec.Sec.British Psychological Society concerning a museum of psychological material 12 October 1972

Will ? Pitty, Royal Edinburgh Hospital requesting a meeting at the British Psychological Society's conference, 3 April 1972

M.I.Dunsdon, Somerset offering the archives material donated by Miss Warner (L.G.Fildes' niece), [3-letters and itemised list] 21 February 1969, 14 March 1969 and June 1969

F.H.Partridge Exec.Secretary British Psychological Society mentioning the Archivist's report is due 7 January 1969

Henri Tajfel, Bristol University agreeing to arrange a recording of Professor D.W.Harding's C.S.Myers lecture 'Practice at Liking: A study in Experimental Aesthetics' at Bristol University (15 November 1967), 8 November 1967

H.G.Bevans Leeds Hospital Management Committee concerning a copy of J.C.Raven's interview recorded at his (Raven's) farewell party Royal Crichton Hospital, 18 October 1965

H.G.Bevans Leeds Hospital Management Committee asking if J C Kenna holds a copy of Mr Raven's interview at his farewell party (ut.cit) 12 October 1965

F.H.Partridge Exec.Secretary British Psychological Society announcing the fact that the British Psychological Society has been granted a Royal Charter and enclosing a handwritten document, for the archives, signed by all present at the meeting on 6 March 1965, 8 March 1965

M.D Vernon, Reading University concerning Mrs Myers' and T.H.Pear's reminiscences and rules for the use of the archives, 26 January 1962 [2-copies]

Grace Rawlings concerning tape recordings of certain speeches during the British Psychological Society's Jubilee Celebrations, 26 October 1961

F.H.Partridge Exec Secretary British Psychological Society concerning draft rules on access to the British Psychological Society's Archives, 14 June 1961

Arthur Summerfield, Hon.General Secretary British Psychological Society enquiring if J C Kenna is willing to continue as Honorary British Psychological Society Archivist 6 May 1959

Letters sent by J C Kenna:

Copy circular letter requesting more information on psychological apparatus, February 1973

F.H.Partridge Exec.Sec.British Psychological Society asking for approval of council to distribute the psychological apparatus circular letter, 28 September 1972

Copy letter from E.J.Dearnaley concerning a discussion between E.J.Dearnaley and Dr.Owen over scientific instrument collections deposited in the Manchester Museum and Science Museum, 13 October 1972

F.H.Partridge Exec.Secretary British Psychological Society confirming his intention to continue as British Psychological Society archivist and other matters, 27 June 1966

1- plastic folder of correspondence (including copy articles) received from Hella Belloff-Honorary Visual Archivist of the British Psychological Society, 1991-1997.

Other material:

Handwritten British Museum invoice (ps805188) in the amount of 1-pound and two shillings for photographic prints, 15 May 1968

Certified copy of Alexander Shand's birth certificate, 2 November 1964

Typed transcription of a recording made by Dr. Dale on the 18th of February 1975
Formattextual material
NotesThe History of Psychology Centre is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our users. Be aware that our catalogue contains historic terminology relating to mental health which could be considered offensive. The terminology exists within the original record and has been retained to inform users on viewpoints at the time. It in no way reflects the attitudes of the cataloguers or the British Psychological Society.
Wellcome Ref: PSY/KEN/9/4
AccessConditionsAuthorised Users. View by Appointment
Location16: Wellcome Library
RulesDescription compiled in line with the following standard
ISAD (G) General International Standard Archival Description

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