File: 150th Anniversary Celebrations

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Mechanics Institute during the week of 8-13 July 1974. The programme of events included an Honorary Fellowships presentation ceremony, an open day, folk concert, a series of public lectures and the official opening of the Mechanical Engineering Building. The file contains a document '150 Years of Progress at UMIST' by Margaret Geake which was used to produce the brochure '150th Anniversary Celebrations'.