Ref NoRC/74/3
TitleCorrespondence and other papers, 1899-1900
DescriptionCorrespondence concerning the assignment of the leases by the Imperial Institute to the Office of Works; the request by the Institute that the Commission's annual grant to them be increased from £1,000 to £2,000; suggestions regarding the terms of the grant to the Scientific Research Department by the Commission; discussions, in connection with the assignment of leases to the Government, regarding what was meant by use of the Imperial Institute buildings 'for other purposes'.
Also, Memorandum by Sir Henry Roscoe on the Research Laboratory at the Imperial Institute, January 1900; Memorandum on the appointment of Professor Wyndham R. Dunstan as Director of the Scientific and Technical Department of the Institute; Report of the Board of Management, August 1900, on the Imperial Institute (and other matters); Estimate of income and expenditure of the Imperial Institute for 1901; 'Statement as to the Scientific and Technical enquiries into investigations now being conducted into the Scientific and Technical Department of the Imperial Institute', by Professor Dunstan.
Correspondents include: Sir Frederick Abel, Sir Henry Roscoe, L.C. Sayles, Fladgates (solicitors), Sir Arthur Ellis, Messrs. Hallams, Sons, Coward and Hawksley (solicitors), Lord James of Hereford, Sir Henry Fowler, Professor W.R. Dunstan.
Date1899 - 1900
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