Document Reference NumberULA/D2/1
TitleScrapbook of press cuttings, printed material, original correspondence and memoranda on the foundation and early development of University College Leicester compiled and maintained by Dr. Astley Clarke.
Description84 folios numbered. Incomplete list of contents at front.
Original material includes:
Notebook listing gifts to the college fund
Letter (27 Jan 1913) from H.P.Mackinder, M.P., Vice President of Reading University College on the establishment of a college
Notes and minutes of meetings on the “University scheme” (1918)
Astley Clarke’s account of discovering Thomas Fielding Johnson’s secret purchase of the Hospital site.
Plan of the Hospital site Correspondence concerning co-operation with University College, Nottingham (1920)
Picture postcards of the 5th Northern General Hospital
Plan of the 5 th Northern General Hospital
A.W.Kirkaldy “The East Midland University” (1920)
Papers relating to Fielding Johnson’s intentions for the gift of the hospital site to the city
Copy of conveyance (12 April 1920)
Brochure on Hatton Topographical Collection
Memorandum of Association (17 Nov 1921)
Preliminary Programme for Bazaar and Fete
College Appeal Brochures (1921) signed by the Duke of Rutland and Lady Diana Cooper
Bazaar and Fete Handbook & Receipts & Expenses (1922)
Material relating to the unveiling of the memorial tablet and the opening of the College Library (5 May 1923)
Programme for “The Trojan Women” (Leicester University College Women Students’ Dramatic Society, 10 May 1923)
Appeal Brochures, Commemorative Service programmes and Annual Reports (various, 1920s)
Photograph of College Council (1926)
Programme for Dedication of War Memorials (11 Oct 1931)
F.L. Attenborough’s application for the post of Principal 1931 (printed)
Also includes loose cuttings (1927) relating to Dr Rattray’s controversial views on fox-hunting and other blood sports
Extent1 file
AccessStatusAvailable for general access
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