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Papers on commissions and exhibitions, 1854 - 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/443

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers on the work of commissions and the institution of exhibitions, including an 'Examination of Institute Classes' (a piece from the 'Journal of Society of Arts'); an education exhibition; courses by the Royal Dublin Society; Cape of Good Hope public examinations; interviews for the Public Schools Commission; preparations for the International Exhibition, 1862, and the Paris Universal Exhibition, 1867, with a layout of the exhibition; a commission on the coal industry; George Clover's Patent Dry Gas Meter, with a description, three sets of plans and an article in the 'Journal of the Society of Arts'; and a proposed exhibition. The correspondents include J. Booth, W.B. Carpenter, E.J. Routh, J.J.V. Littrow, L. Playfair, H. Cole, G. Grey, W.G. Armstrong and E. Balston.


  • Creation: 1854 - 1868


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:44:37+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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