Document Reference NumberULA/P/AR16
TitleReport and Accounts 1936-1937
DescriptionAnnual Report 1936-1937. Topics include standing items: list of College officers and academic staff serving for the year; details of financial accounts (income and expenditure); lists of investments, donations, and annual subscriptions. Report (pp. 4-11) from the Chairman of the College Council, Sir Jonathan North, to the Court of Governors on notable events: these include the bequest to the College from Mr Robert Rowley of £25,900 on his death, and the appointment of his son, Mr T. S. Rowley to the board of governors; Leicester City Council doubled its grant to the College; the College’s role in the City Coronation Celebrations for King George VI, particularly student participation in the Pageant of Leadership and Coronation Day Procession; provision made for the teaching of Zoology. Report (pp. 12-31) from Principal F. L. Attenborough detailing examination results; student numbers; departmental news, including the establishment of an observing station in the Department of Chemistry for measuring atmospheric pollution; list of public lectures; endowments of class prizes and scholarships, including the establishment of 4 new scholarships worth £50 each; account of extra-mural department at Vaughan College; and list of the year’s publications.

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LevelItem
Date1938
Extent2 items
URLhttps://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/digital/collection/p16445coll7/id/744/rec/16
AccessStatusAvailable for general access
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