Sudeley Committee Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Seven boxes of agendas, minutes, general and private correspondence. Also correspondence with and reports of the Royal Commission on Museums, reports of projects and press cuttings.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Sudeley Committee existed between 1923 and 1946 and was concerned with the promotion of museums and increasing their use by the general public.

Conditions Governing Access

On restricted access in the Library's Special Collections section.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the University of Leicester by the British Library in 1975.

Note

There is an account of the Sudeley Committee and and inventory of the papers in box 1.

Prepared by Dr. A. Lacey. Special Collections Librarian, University of Leicester.

Other Finding Aids

'A handlist of the manuscript collection'. Compiled by Brian Burch and Jenny Clark. Leicester : Leicester University Library, 1998.'A handlist of the manuscript collection'. Compiled by Brian Burch and Jenny Clark. Leicester : Leicester University Library, 1998.'Accessions to repositories and reports added to the National Register of Archives'. 1976.