Archive of the month: college servants 1919-39

Head Waiter 'Tiger' Lyon in 1939

Head Waiter 'Tiger' Lyon in 1939

This month's Archive of the month looks at college servants in the interwar years. 'Upstairs, downstairs: college servants 1919-1939' shows photos and documents concerning the lesser-known world of the many servants at King's.

You can find out what kind of servants the college employed, what duties some of them had, and how much they were paid. You can also find out why jobs at the college were coveted.

See the Archive of the month section.

Posted: 

6 May 2010