File: Principal's visit to Germany

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Bowden's visit to Germany in November 1957 including correspondence, travel details and itinerary, and the Principal's notes and observations relating to the trip and the German education system. Bowden visited the Hochschulen (Institutes of Higher Education) in Aachen, Darmstadt and Charlottenburg, a large technical college in Berlin, and observed research being carried out by the Max Planck Institutes of Physical Chemistry, Iron and Steel and Coal.