Birkbeck College and Hansard Society

Scope and Content

Largely about administrative matters. Including correspondence with Professor W.G. Overend [Master of Birkbeck College], largely about use of college rooms for the Hansard Society, 1982 (8); Kenneth Baker MP, 1978-1980 (2); Professor Manfred Giesder, 1974 (5); Ronald Tress [Master of Birkbeck College] about research grants, and accommodation, including a paper documenting the procedures for soliciting and accepting research grants, 1972-1974 (4); and copies of outgoing correspondence to Alan Reith MP, 1974; and David Marquand, 1974. The file also includes an agenda for a meeting of the steering committee for "Political literacy in further education"; a copy of a paper "An informal account of the work of the Hansard Society by one of the council", 1976; and a copy of "Programme for the future of parliamentary institutions in Europe" 1976.