File: Founder's Day 1931-1938

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to arrangements for Founder's Days at the University, 1933-1938. Honorary degrees were presented at the commemoration of Founder's Day in the Whitworth Hall. The file has been divided into folders for individual years. The file contains material relating to the organisation of Founder's Day and various notices, invitations, programmes, menu cards etc.

The folder for 1933 also contains papers relating to the conferment of a honorary degree on the prime minister, James Ramsay MacDonald by the University on 25 July 1933 at 10 Downing Street.

Former reference: C/45

Related Material

Material on Founder's Day 1937 can be found in the file on the opening of the Arts Library, VCA/8/60.