Folder of press cuttings

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Mostly from local newspapers, of significant events in the life of the College spanning 1946-1963, with later stories from 1975 and 1997. Stories include the foundation and opening of the College, student activities such as rags, balls and performances, student accommodation problems, marriages of staff and students, obituaries, the opening of the new Scraptoft campus, and the merger with Leicester Polytechnic. The item from 1997 is an obituary of Dame Beryl Paston Brown, Principal of the College from 1952-1961.