Portsmouth Municipal College

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes; annual reports; finance; estates; student magazines; prospectuses; press cuttings; photographs; history

Administrative / Biographical History

The Municipal College opened in 1908 and became the Portsmouth College of Technology in 1953.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. By appointment only at University Portsmouth Library.

Related Material

For records after 1953 see Portsmouth College of Technology PCT. For information about the history of Portsmouth Municipal College see UP/15/5.3.4 Booklet entitled ‘To Meet All Competition: Park Building and the Provision of Education in Portsmouth 1908 – 1997 – Studies in the History of the University of Portsmouth No.1’ by Dr James Thomas;UP/19/5 Volume entitled ‘Memories of Portsmouth Municipal College at Stockbridge 1939-45 by those of us who were there’ edited by Yvonne Gren 2007 – discusses the evacuation of students during Second World War (1939-1945);UP/19/6 Letter [copy] from V. C. Launder , a former lecturer at the School of Architecture during the 1940s and 1950s, in which he reminisces about his time at the College 15 September 2008