Papers and letters between Gishford and the English Opera Group in 1973 covering topics such as:
- Correspondence between the Arts Council of Great Britain and the English Opera Group about a subsidy donated by the Arts Council
- Typescript copies of the 2nd and 3rd draft of Colin Graham's paper 'A New Direction for the English Opera Group'
- Letter from Britten arranging a meeting with Gishford
- The final edition of Colin Graham's 'Proposals: A New Direction for the English Opera Group' written for the Arts Council