Skip to main content

Political papers, 1884 - 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/KEN/3

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.


  • Creation: 1884 - 1892


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.

Biographical / Historical

Courtney Stanhope Kenny was a Liberal, who became the first M.P. to represent the Barnsley Division of the county of Yorkshire. He was elected on two occasions in 1885 and 1886. He decided not to contest the next election after being appointed University Reader in English Law. He supported Irish Home Rule.


1 archive box(es) (Box) : Paper

Language of Materials



Kenny, Courtney Stanhope (1847-1930) jurist and politician

Finding aid date

2001-05-29 13:01:10+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
Downing College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB2 1DQ United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 762905