File: Centenary Celebrations 1951

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to the celebration of the University's centenary in 1951. The file contains a very wide range of material relating to the organisation of various events, including a press conference held by the University on 10 May to publicise the Jubilee, a service at Manchester Cathedral on 29 May 1951 to celebrate the centenary, a banquet and conversazione, and documents relating to an honorary degree ceremony on 31 May 1951. There also photographs relating to the visit of HM Queen Elizabeth [the Queen Mother] to the University

Former reference: C/120

Arrangement

the file is arranged into the following folders: 

  • /1 Press conference 10 May 1951
  • /2 Honorary graduands
  • /3 Graduands lunch
  • /4 Printed matter I
  • /5 Printed matter II
  • /6 Cathedral service, 29 May 1951
  • /7 Banquet and conversazione, 28 May 1951
  • /8 Ashburne Hall tea, 31 May 1951
  • /9 Correspondence I
  • /10 Correspondence II
  • /11 Speeches
  • /12 Invitation lists
  • /13 Photographs
  • /14 Miscellaneous notes