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French, Stanley, 1906 - 1988 (fellow of Downing College, Cambridge)



  • Existence: 1906 - 1988

Dates and places

Born 5 February 1927. Died 23 August 1988.

Geographical areas

Resided in Cambridgeshire and attended Cambridge and County School.

Sphere of activity

Stanley French came to Downing College, Cambridge in 1924 to read English. He graduated 1927 and began a second career at Downing as Fellow, Steward and Domestic Bursar in 1967. He was subsequently Emeritus Fellow Honorary Archivist and Presdident of DCA.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Stanley French papers, 1807 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/FREN
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

Including papers of Masters, Professors and Fellows of Downing College, and gifts from past members. Includes academic administrative records but not estates correspondence.

Dates: 1807 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.