File: Empire Cotton Growing Corporation

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to the Empire Cotton Growing Corporation's grants to the University. The Corporation was established by Royal Charter in 1921 to provide technical assistance to cotton growing countries within the British Empire. It provided funds to the University's departments of botany and zoology to undertake research into cotton plants and diseases and parasites affecting them. The papers relate mainly to the administration of these funds, and there are also copies of correspondence between the Corporation and the department of botany.

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