Warwick Gymnasium

Scope and Content

Correspondence and related papers concerning the Warwick Gymnasium which opened in January 1956.

Includes correspondence and reports from Niels Larsen & Son Ltd who carried out annual inspection of gymnastic apparatus (1953-1959); correspondence principally with the Ministry of Education and Bedfordshire County Council Education Committee re the building and fitting out of the new gymnasium including estimates for fittings and equipment (includes occasional reference to the new laboratory); a detailed description of the accommodation for the gymnasium, art room and laboratory; typescript drafts of article published in The Times Educational Supplement on 28 September 1956 and Physical Education [c.1956]; letters from Dartford College of Physical Education, Queen's University of Belfast, Education Departments in Pietermaritzburg and Western Australia in response to the article.