Ref NoRC/74/6
TitleCorrespondence and other papers, 1923-61
DescriptionCorrespondence concerning the Commission's request for use of Imperial Institute gallery space for Rome Scholarship competitions; alterations to windows in galleries; the building of a cinema in the Institute; reports by two Committees of Enquiry into the Imperial Institute and discussions about its future functions; reduced gallery space (and time) for the Commission's Rome Scholarship competitions; the proposed move of the Imperial Institute to new premises as a result of Imperial College's expansion plans.
Correspondents include: Kenneth Bradley, Holroyd Chambers (surveyor), Ministry of Education, Sir Alan Barlow, J.A. Nelson, Fladgates, Sir Evelyn Shaw, Sir Francis Ogilvie, and others.
Copies of: Imperial Institute, 1887-1956; Report of the Imperial Institute Committee of Enquiry, Cmd. 1997, HMSO, 1923; Report of the Committee of Enquiry into the Imperial Institute, HMSO, 1952; Hansard, House of Lords, 9 December 1952; The Commonwealth Institute Bill, 1958.
Date1923 - 1961
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