Collection OM/152 - John Stenlake papers

Identity area

Reference code

GB 249 OM/152


John Stenlake papers


  • 1961 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

2 letters

Context area

Name of creator


Biographical history

John Stenlake was educated at Ealing Grammar School and served an apprenticeship in pharmacy before attending the College of the Pharmaceutical Company. He qualified as a pharmaceutical chemist in 1941. After war service in the Royal Air Force, he was appointed to the teaching staff at the University of London. During this time he graduated BSc in chemistry. He was awarded a PhD from London University in 1950 and a DSc in 1960 for work in the field of medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry. In 1952 he was appointed senior lecturer in pharmaceutical chemistry at the Royal College of Science and Technology. In 1961 he was appointed professor of pharmacy at the College, a post he held until 1982.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Correspondence with Principal Curran regarding long term academic planning for the biological sciences.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access


Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description identifier

Institution identifier




Accession area