Report by Greenwood, Roscoe and Ward describing recent press comment on the proposal to seek university status; responds to those comments critical of the proposals, particularly with regard to degree-awarding powers.
- List of articles and extracts [comments by newspapers and journals on university proposal].
- Additional letters and articles.
- Letter from A H Morgan (master of Jesus College, Cambridge), 20 Nov 1876, strongly supporting university proposal.
- Press comment by Scotsman, 2 Dec 1876 and letter from Hugh Acland,23 Nov 1876.