Reports, memoranda, circulars and related papers concerning the Extension campaign

Scope and Content

This series comprises documents issued in connection with the Extension including: preliminary reports of Trustees, Principal and staff concerning future requirements of the College, circulars appealing for support and subscriptions, memoranda submitted in support of State aid, reports of the Executive committee, subscription lists, draft copies of the Owens College Acts, 1870 and 1871, documents concerning the purchase of the Oxford Road site, and the commissioning of the new building, Greenwood and Roscoe's report on conditions at German universities (1868), the amalgamation with the Manchester Royal Medical School and the acquisition of the Natural History and Geological Societies collections, plus document books containing a compilation of these documents (OCA/7/2/48, 49).