Letters

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 VCA/6/5
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 A5/1-10
  • Dates of Creation
      1907-1913
  • Physical Description
      10 pieces

Scope and Content

From Sir Frank Forbes Adam [Chairman of Council 1904-1924]:

  • /1 21 Dec 1907, refers to conversations about the 'Territorial scheme';
  • /2 17 January 1908, refers to Professor [Sydney] Chapman's stipend [professor of political economy];
  • /3 5 May 1908, refers to nomination paper for a University post and finding person to fill post;
  • /4 copy letter 6 October 1913, refers to a coming Council meeting where will discuss Professor [L.E.] Kastner's request [professor of French];
  • /5 copy letter 10 October 1913, mentions recent Council meeting which considered Kastner's request for a salary increase, and the appointment of a new treasurer, requests Adam's attendance at meeting to discuss treasurership;
  • /6 copy letter, 6 Nov 1913, discusses ceremony to present portrait to Professor [Horace] Lamb [professor of mathematics 1885-1920];
  • /7 copy letter 12 November 1913, visit to University by Sir Sydney Olivier;
  • /8 copy letter 14 February 1913, asks to find person to propose adoption of Council report at meeting of Court;
  • /9 telegram n.d. refers to [Lord?] Stamford, who wants to know duties of an unidentified post;
  • /10 n.d. discusses letter to be sent to Dr Murray, concerning his appointment at Manchester [prob. G.R. Murray, professor of systematic medicine at the University, 1908-1925].