Minute Books of the Excavation Committee

Scope and Content

The series consists of minute books of the Excavation Committee of the Manchester Classical Association who were an early example of a professional archaeological organisation specialising in excavating sites of Roman ruins in England. This series is made up of 3 minute books of the Excavation Committee between 1905-1964. The volumes cover 71 meetings of the Committee in this period and contains information concerning archaeological projects conducted, including excavation work at Melandra Castle, the Roman Forts in Manchester and Castleshaw, and Roman ruins in Ribchester.


Minute books are arranged chronologically.