Minutes of the AA Council, 1955-61

Scope and Content

Comprises of the minutes of meetings of the AA Council, 6 June 1955 - 23 October 1961. Also includes, inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 11 June 1956: memo of a meeting between the AA President and Leslie Wallace, President of the Institute of Builders, on 17 May 1956; memo of a meeting between the AA President and Anthony Part of the Ministry of Education on 23 May 1956; a proposal for the establishment of a Department of Town Planning, by Peter Shepheard and Graeme Shankland, undated. Also includes: letters from Peter Shepheard and Grahaeme Shankland, dated 4 October 1956 and 18 November 1956, regarding Town Planning course, inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 26 November 1956; letter from Anthony Part regarding the proposal for a College of Building, dated 12 April 1957, inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 14 May 1957; draft of letter from AA President to Anthony Part, dated 30 May 1957, inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 30 May 1957; proposal for a post graduate course in urban design, dated June 1957, inserted in minutes of the AA Council meeting of 15 July 1957; copies of correspondence between the AA Council and Anthony Part, regarding the College of Building, dated 27 August, 24 September 1957, inserted preceeding the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 17 December 1957; copy of Notes on the Future of the AA sent to Sir Patrick Linstead of Imperial College of Science, inserted within the AA Council minutes of 17 July 1961; Report and appendixes of the Working Party on The Future of the Architectural Association, August 1961, inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 23 October 1961.

Arrangement

Minutes are arranged chronologically from the front of the volume. An index is included at the front of the volume.

Acquisition Information

AA Secretary's Office

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

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