Declaration of Trust of Leasehold Property in Breams Buildings, Chancery Lane, London

Scope and Content

Lease for the Breams Building, which was the main Birkbeck site from 1888-1952. The lease is in the form of a soft cover book, written over several velum pages, with wax seals on the last page. The text has a little illumination.

The acquisition of the site in Breams Buildings, the building fund and plans for the opening ceremony are recorded in the first Executive Committee Minute book (BBK 1/4/1).

Access Information

Open for Consultation

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

This book has some water/mould damage

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material must be sought in advance from Birkbeck and, where appropriate, the copyright holder. Please email Emma Illingworth at Birkbeck Library in the first instance.

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