Opening ceremony details for the Technical Institute

Scope and Content

Correspondence and notes regarding the opening ceremony for the Technical institute, including

  • Correspondence regarding Lord Rosebery opening the ceremony
  • Correspondence between members of the committee, including Edward B. Jay, Charles Stubbs, and E.G. Wilson, honorary secretary
  • Refusals to attend, including a refusal from a Alice Brooks
  • requests for people to attend the ceremony
  • Arrangement of meetings regarding the opening
  • Financial details including whether the institute is in or out of debt
  • Notes on the length of the proceedings, itinerary, and general details
  • Request to Basil Braithwaite, granter of the land, to take the Chair