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RC - Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Archive
1 - The Commission - correspondence
2 - Board of Management - Chairman
3 - Board of Management - Members' Correspondence
4 - Board of Management, Sub-committees Correspondence
5 - Science Scholarships Committee (Renamed Science and Engineering Fellowships Committee from 2006).
6 - Science Scholarships Committee Members Correspondence (renamed Science and Engineering Fellowships Committee from 2006)
7 - Science Scholarships Committee - Correspondence with External Examiners
8 - The Commission - meetings and memoranda etc
9 - Board of Management
10 - Board of Management Sub - Committees - Minutes
11 - Board of Management - Correspondence re Educational Policy
12 - Medals
13 - Science Scholarships Committee
14 - Science Scholarships Committee
15 - Science Scholarships Committee
16 - Board of Management - Industrial Bursaries. Correspondence with Universities
17 - Board of Management - Naval Architecture
18 - British School of Archaeology at Athens
19 - Royal School of Needlework
20 - Royal College of Music
21 - Queen Alexandra's House
22 - Income Tax
23 - Income Tax: Scholars, Fellows and Bursars.
24 - National Insurance
25 - The Institute of Physics, The Physical Society and the Optical Society.
26 - International Education Board
27 - Research Awarding Bodies
1 - Agricultural Research Council.
2 - Beit Memorial Fellowship Trust.
3 - The Goldsmiths' Company.
4 - Imperial Chemical Industries (I.C.I.) and Turner and Newall Research Fellowships (at the University of London).
5 - Medical Research Council.
6 - Ramsay Memorial Fellowship Trust.
7 - The Rockefeller Foundation.
8 - Salters' Company.
9 - Science Research Council (Formerly, to 1965, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research).
10 - Science Research Council (Formerly, to 1965, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research).
11 - Shell Grants Committee.
12 - Other Awarding Bodies.
29 - Banking
30 - Commissioners' Investments
31 - Auditors
32 - Finance - Miscellaneous
36 - Inter-Trust Conference
37 - Press Announcement of the Award of 1851 Scholarships and Fellowships
38 - 1851 Scholars who became Fellows of the Royal Society
39B - Press Cuttings
40 - National Physical Laboratory
41A - Acquisition of Pictures, Portraits and Papers
41B - Prince Albert Trust
42 - Garton Scheme
44 - British School at Rome
46 - Various Memoranda
47 - Accounts, Notes and Estimates
48 - Kensington Gore Estate: Museums, Exhibitions and Galleries
49 - Scientific Societies, Other Bodies and the Award of Scholarships
50 - Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1853-1989
51 - Archives
52 - Commission's History
53 - Financial Statistics (relating to awards)
54 - Appeals from Organisations and Individuals; Special Awards
55 - Professors' Opinions - Science Research Scholarships, Overseas Scholarships and Research Fellowships
57A - Victoria and Albert Museum
57B - Standing Commission on Museums and Galleries (Formerly Royal Commission on National Museums and Galleries).
58 - Crystal Palace at Sydenham
59 - The Royal Society
60A - Royal College of Organists
60B - School of Art Woodcarving
61 - Scholars' Dinners and Cocktail Parties, and other events.
62 - The Commission's Offices
63 - South Kensington Redevelopment Scheme
64 - Surveyors
65 - Solicitors
66 - Rents
68 - Science Museum
69 - Subways and Railways
70 - Natural History Museum (formerly British Museum (Natural History) )
71 - Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
72 - Prince Consort Statue (Memorial to the Great Exhibition)
73 - Imperial War Museum
74 - Imperial Institute
75 - Royal Albert Hall
77 - Royal Geographical Society
78 - London Building Acts (Consolidation) Bill, 1928-29 Town and Country Planning Act, 1932 London Building Acts (Amendment) Bill, 1939
79 - City and Guilds' College (formerly City and Guilds of London Institute): open space at the rear of the building
80 - Science Scholarships schemes of the 1851 Commission
81 - Whole-time Research Awards
82 - India Museum
83 - Exhibition Galleries
84 - Royal Horticultural Society: Gardens on the Commission's Estate
85 - Free Passages
86 - Charitable Foundations and Trusts, and the Charity Commission
87 - Royal Society Empire Scientific Conference
88 - Printing and Stationery
89 - Hospitality Organisations and Schemes
98 - Estate - Properties outside the Commission's original Estate
99 - Kensington Gore Estate
100A - Albert Court
100B - Albert Hall Mansions
101 - Albert Hall Terraces and Vaults
102 - Cromwell Gardens
103 - Cromwell Road
104 - Elvaston Mews
105 - Elvaston Place
106 - Exhibition Road
107 - Gloucester Road
109 - Jay Mews
110 - Kensington Gore and the Royal College of Art
112 - Queensberry Mews
113 - Queensberry Place
114 - Queen's Gate
115 - Queen's Gate Mews
116 - Queen's Gate Terrace
117 - Thurloe Place
118 - Thurloe Place Mews
119 - 2 Lowther Gardens
120 - Roads on the Estate
A - 1851 Exhibition Correspondence - Letters Received
B - Correspondence and Papers, 1856-1909
C - Signed sets of Minutes of the various Committees of the Commission
D - Housekeeping Records of the Commission's Office
E - Maps, Plans, Drawings and Lithographs
F - Publications
G - Photographs and Lithographic Prints.
H - Collections on Permanent Loan
I - Donations and Acquisitions
A selection of the items in our collection
Estate Plan c.1862
Great International Exhibition 1862
C. R. Cockerell
The House that Paxton Built