File: Department of Architecture

  • Reference
      GB 133 VCA/7/973
  • Dates of Creation
      1951-1981
  • Physical Description
      5 folders

Scope and Content

File relating to the Department of Architecture; includes a report on architectural education in the USA by Thomas Howarth (1954/5), the outcome of various RIBA visiting boards, and responses to a critical RIBA report about the School in 1969, co-operation with the Regional (Manchester) College of Art, including a paper by the College Principal "Proposals in connection with the development of the School of Architecture in the Regional College of Art,Manchester" (1958); a proposed Centre for Planning and Development Studies (1965), Peter Dovell's paper on study of urban design as part of the curriculum (1969), and responses to the departure of professor Noel Michael McKinnel in 1974, including reports in journal Building

Conditions Governing Access

Access conditions apply. Some documents closed; no review required.

Related Material

See VCA/7/291 for the predecessor file and VCA/7/923 for the successor file.