Minutes of the AA Council, 1913-20

Scope and Content

Minutes of meetings of the AA Council, 9 June 1913 - 22 November 1920. Also includes: Report of the Premises Committee, with enclosures, dated 2 February 1914, inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of that date; Proposed Lectures Scheme inserted loose within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 16 February 1914; copy of Counsel's Opinion Regarding the Royal Architectural Museum Obligations inserted loose within the AA Council minutes of 13 July 1914; minutes of a meeting of the AA Advisory Council and AA Council of 11 February 1915 is inserted loose within the AA Council minutes of 22 February 1915; copy of correspondence between Cecil Smith, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the AA President and the AA Honorary Secretary, regarding the presentation of casts, dated 9 November - 4 December 1915, are inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 6 December 1915; copy of a letter sent by AA President to members of the AA Advisory Council, dated 24 November 1916, regarding search for suitable premises, and a report by F Yerbury, regarding the future work of the War Service Bureau, both Inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 14 December 1916; copy of letters received regarding the proposed AA premises of 75 Dean Street, dated 3 and 7 February 1917, inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 24 April 1917; copy of correspondence between the AA and the Bedford Estates regarding the acquisition of premises in Bedford Square, dated 28 April - 1 May 1917, inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 8 May 1917; reply to the Oxford University Committee for the Fine Arts, inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 31 October 1918; reply by Mr Eden to RIBA Committee considering the future of the architectural profession, inserted within the minutes of the AA Council meeting of 31 October 1918.

Arrangement

Minutes are arranged chronologically from the front of the volume. An index is included at the front of the volume. Minutes are typed and pasted into the volume from the Council meeting of 26 May 1919 onwards.