File: Arts in Manchester

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to the University's relations with a range of local cultural organizations. Subjects include: University's representation on Manchester Council's Cultural Committee; subscriptions to Northern Dance Theatre Ltd.; a proposal for a University artist in residence; proposals to set up a Universities Arts Trust,; and the activities of the Manchester Institute of Contemporary Art, set up in 1958 following a campaign by the Peterloo Group of local artists.

Former reference: 547