Photographs, press cuttings, programmes and papers relating to work at London Borough of Richmond Parks Department

Scope and Content

The original folder, discarded, was labelled ‘Newspaper cuttings re trees in the Borough’. Folder includes:

Photographs of trees, events, properties and individuals, 1957 and undated

Typescript text of a talk on the work of a parks superintendent, undated

Draft typescript report entitled ‘Improving the appearance and maintenance of housing estates’, undated

Correspondence conveying thanks for gift of flowers, 1957, and invitation to a ‘romp’, 1958

Programme for opening of Grey Court County Secondary School, Ham, 1957

Press cuttings principally relating to trees in Richmond Borough, 1957-1971

Typescript document, ‘Notes on the question of an independent parks department’, c.1962

Invitations to tender, Borough of Beckenham, relating to fencing and construction of tennis courts, 1947-1948