Papers on Future Expansion and the building of the Gentlemen's New Lodge, 1875-1877

Scope and Content

By the 1870s it was clear that the Retreat needed extension; the building of the Gentlemen’s New Lodge was the first outcome of a number of plans and suggestions.
For suggestions on expansion by William Williamson, made at the instigation of the Medical Superintendent, John Kitching, see plans at RET 2/1/10.
See also Daniel Hack Tuke’s letters on alterations and improvements at RET 5/9/11(2)

Alternative Form Available

Much of the Retreat Archive has been digitised with funding from the Wellcome Collection. Copies of digitised records can be viewed online where available by following links provided within the catalogue.

Related Material

For plans see RET 2/1/13. For furnishing of The Lodge see RET 4/5/1

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