Papers relating to plane trees on Corporation Island

Scope and Content

Correspondence, papers, photographs and press cuttings in a folder labelled ‘Plane trees Corporation Island’, comprising:

List of suggested tree consultants, Jan 1959

‘Extract from shorthand note made by Chief Assistant of a speech […] at the Public Council meeting’, Oct 1959

Press cuttings relating to trees felled on Corporation Island, to the Town Hall and Richmond open spaces and events, Jan-Jun 1960

Black and white photographs of decayed trees on Corporation Island, 1957 (4 photographs)

Correspondence and papers relating to trees on Corporation Island and Richmond Eyot, Oct 1958-Aug 1959, including copies of letters to the press and sketched planting plan for the island, 1958