Correspondence file for 'Ruins' ('Architectural Review')

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 8812/1/4/385
  • Dates of Creation
      21 Jan 1944- 20 Aug 1944
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Correspondence regarding a campaign to preserve some bombed churches in their ruined condition. The campaign stemmed from an article 'Ruins' in the 'Architectural Review', which Nikolaus Pevsner promoted to Kenneth Clark, who in turn forwarded it to various people. Correspondents include Lord David Cecil, David Crawford, Maynard Keynes, R D T Stoneham and T S Eliot