File: Chairman of Council, Sir Christopher Needham

Scope and Content

Correspondence between Stopford and Christopher Needham [1866-1944], chairman of Council of the University, 1934-1941. The papers deal mainly with routine aspects of Council business.

The file includes a folder of correspondence between Needham and Stopford concerning the Friends of the John Rylands Library, mainly concerning publications by American university libraries for 'friends', and whether these could be adopted by the John Rylands Library.

Former reference: 208