File: History of the College

Scope and Content

A miscellaneous file which includes information on various 'historical' topics including the painting of Sir James Hoy, former chairman of Manchester Education Committee, the portrait of J H Reynolds by William Myers, a note on the oak panelling in the Great Hall. Most of the file consist of the College's submissions to a survey of Manchester Education Committee of work undertaken between 1924 and 1934 (later published as Education in Manchester: a survey of progress 1924 - 1934 (1936)). Former reference: D27