File: Post-War Reconstruction

Scope and Content

File of miscellaneous papers concerning plans for post-war reconstruction, both for the University and for the Manchester area in general. There are papers on the post-war requirements of the University, issues relating to the University and town planning policy, including minutes of the Committee on Replanning of Manchester, which was organised by the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Stopford' correspondence with the West Midland Group on Post-War Reconstruction and Planning, correspondence with the 1940 Council [a social reconstructionist group] and with Sir Ernest Simon, chairman of Council, concerning reconstruction issues. Simon was at the time working for the Ministry of Works and Buildings.

Former reference: 309

Related Material

See also VCA/7/325. See also the minutes of the Committee on Post-War Developments, (USC/8).