Records Relating to the Incorporation of Royal Architectural Museum

Scope and Content

Comprises of three copies of the Memorandum and Articles of Association for the Royal Architectural Museum and the Westminster School of Art, 21 December 1893, with Board of Trade licence to operate as an incorporated private company with limited liability, issued 27 December 1893; copy made in 1888 of an 1854 Declaration of Trust by the Trustees of the Architectural Museum.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1888, the Royal Architectural Museum (RAM) negotiated with the Department of Science and Art to obtain funding for the Westminster School of Art. At this time a copy was made of a Declaration of Trust by the Trustees of the Architectural Museum, 1854. This copy was utilised in the legal process of obtaining a Licence of Incorporation for the Royal Architectural Museum and Westminster School of Art in 1893.

Arrangement

Documents arranged chronologically.