Record

Ref NoRC/73/1
TitleCorrespondence, 1921-27
DescriptionCorrespondence, 1921-27, with the Office of Works, the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres, the Commissioners' surveyor and others concerning the move of the Imperial War Museum from Crystal Palace to the Imperial Institute buildings; the adaptation of the Eastern section of the new Science Museum buildings for science collections in the Commission's Western Galleries and the utilisation of the Western Galleries for the Imperial War Museum; the question of the Commission's financial contribution to the new Science Museum; the request, from the Office of Works, to make structural alterations to the Western Galleries and to extend them over a vacant strip of land; the licence granted to the Office of Works by the Commission for the opening of the doorway in the Western Galleries opposite 178 Queen's Gate to allow access to that house; etc.
Also, newspaper cuttings: The Times, 1933; The Sunday Times, 1935.
Plan of the new external doors from the Western Gallery to the garden of 178 Queen's Gate (June 1926).
Plan of proposed additions to the Imperial Institute for the Imperial War Museum (January 1926).
Plan of proposed addition to galleries adjoining Private Road (January 1926).
Imperial War Museum, 10th Annual Report, 1926-27.
Date1921 - 1927
1933
1935
FormatManuscript
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