Papers of W.M. Childs
William Macbride Childs (1869-1939) was Vice-Principal and Principal of University College, Reading from 1900 to 1926, and subsequently Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading 1926-1929.
The collection contains correspondence and papers relating to W.M. Childs's life and career ; articles and published writings by W.M. Childs ; his diary 1886-1891, 1903-1925 and the diary of his father, Rev W.L. Childs 1869-1892. It also includes his correspondence with Lady Wantage relating to the foundation and establishment of Wantage Hall 1905-1910.
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- Manuscript number MS 2049