Notes and papers relating principally to the Diploma in Parks Administration

Scope and Content

These papers were originally housed in a single folder which was repackaged into two folders. Original order maintained

Many of these papers are FRAGILE and to be handled with care


Papers relating to London Borough of Richmond Parks Department, 1967

Course material and examination papers from the Institute of Park Administration (Inc) relating to the Diploma in Parks Administration, 1940s-1950s

Manuscript notes relating to the Diploma in Parks Administration, 1950s

Institute of Park and Recreation Administration: list of members, 1969, papers delivered at the 3rd world congress, 1967, and memorandum and articles of association, 1935


*A pamphlet, 'Public Parks and their Contribution to Public Health' / by W.G. Ayres, 1948, and a nursery catalogue of Stewart and Co, Seedsmen, Ltd, Edinburgh for ornamental trees and bushes, 1957, were removed from the folder and transferred to Printed Collections in Nov 2014

'Roads Beautification' / by L.E. Morgan, 1950

'Civic entertainment' / by T.E. Clark, 1950