Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to Burkhardt’s connections with American and Canadian Universities. Including and visits to Boston and Harvard, M.I.T.s. Examination papers. Cunard Steam-Ship Company baggage insurance receipt. Newspaper cuttings including, The Times Educational Supplement 'American Universities’, ‘Moral Development of Future Technicians’ and ‘British Universities Backward?’.

Report of the Joint Committee of The Ministry of Education and The Royal Institute of Chemistry on ‘National Certificates in Chemistry and In Applied Chemistry’. Statistics on student grades.

Correspondence with Lord Simon regarding his speech on 'Technology' in the House of Lords.

Various correspondence describing the proposed Nuffield Foundation Scientific Manpower Project research.

Papers and minutes of the Lancashire Education Committee regarding local secondary education.