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"Churchill College and the post-war expansion of Higher Education", 2007-10-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCRF/118/2/8

Scope and Contents

Speaking notes for an illustrated lecture given by Elain Harwood, an architectural historian from English Heritage, about the architect's competition to build Churchill College. Harwood sets the competition for Churchill College in the broader context of buildings for higher education and discusses the organisation of the competition, selection of architects and other work by the competitors. Also includes invitation and covering letter from Sir David Wallace, Master.


  • Creation: 2007-10-18

Biographical / Historical

The lecture complemented an exhibition "Thinking Through Architecture: the Churchill College Competition" which was staged by Barry Phipps from 5-26 October 2007.


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Related Materials

See also "Corbusier comes to Cambridge: post-war architecture and the competition to build Churchill College" by Mark Goldie, a booklet produced to accompany the exhibition (CCRF/140/16), exhibition materials (CCRF/119/11) and model (CCAR/401/10/2).


Harwood, Elain

Finding aid date

2007-11-12 10:20:33+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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