Reference NumberP/WIL
TitlePapers of Henry C. Wilks (1917-1992), Head of Geography at George Green's School, Poplar
DescriptionPapers of Henry C. Wilks, 1952-1982 relating to his research into the history of George Green's school and its surrounding area; documents related to the teaching of geography at George Green's School and documents related to his membership of the Geography Association.

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AdminHistoryHenry C. Wilks was born in South London in 1917. He graduated from London School of Economics with a degree in Sociology and began a career as a geography teacher in 1951. Between 1963-1977 he was head of the Geography Department of George Green's School and in 1979 his book, "George Green's School, 1828-1978, A History" was published. Wilkes held office in the Geographical Association and was considered an authority on geographical fieldwork. He died in 1992.
RelatedMaterialCopies of publications by Wilks are held in the Local History Library.

See also records of George Green School (I/GGS).
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