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Box containing bits of pottery, clay pipes and coins found in West Lodge garden when it was dug up to grow vegetables, 1939 (during the war), 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/KEN2/19/2/3

Scope and Contents

With note on the lid signed by H Hazeltine, December 1939.


  • Creation: 1939

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

Although this item was originally listed along with other Kenny artefacts, the date of the excavations in the West Lodge garden suggests that some general Downing College artefacts may have become muddled with the wider Kenny collection before catalogiong.


1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Date information

DateText: Date of Hazeltine's note. Contents much earlier, possibly pre-dating the College..

Finding aid date

2019-04-17 10:57:38+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
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