- 1953 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 x photo album 350mm x 240mm, leather bound with gold lettering. Album is loose-leaf bound with screws.
Name of creator
Sister of EM Harris, founding staff member
Name of creator
Compiler together with her sister, Lilian Harris, of the Harris album.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Presented to the College Archives by the creators.
The contents of the album have been digitised.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The Harris album was compiled from photographs, newspaper cuttings, programmes etc. sent to Miss Harris and her sister, Mrs Hetty Kingswell, in the United Kingdom by Mr E M (Monty) Harris, a founding staff member of the College. A few further photographs and an introductory page were added by Mr Walter Mears, the first headmaster of the College.
The digital album, for ease of use, has been divided into four items, each of which consists of various parts;
Item 1: Complete pages
Item 2: Multi-page documents that are contained within the album. This item allows one to browse through each document individually.
Item 3: Newspaper cuttings that were folded in the album are expanded here for full viewing.
Item 4: All 115 digitised photographs from the album, listed in the chronological order in which they appear in the album.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Most of the pages and images are in chronological order.
The digital images of the pages as they appear in the album comprise Parts 1 and 2 of the digital version..
Multi-page documents from the album have been added as Part 3 of the digital version.
Newspaper cuttings, some of which were folded, comprise Part 4 of the digital version.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright St Stithians College
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Not all interleaving transparent pages are still present and others are damaged.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Old Stithian Association (Subject)
- Harris, Edwin Montague (Monty) (Subject)
- Mears, Walter George Amos (Wally) (Subject)
Genre access points
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Record created by MR 20191028, updated 20191122; 20200529