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British broadcasting corporation

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


BBC Engagement to perform Children's Hour, 1936-02-04

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dart 3/14
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Inventories of Dart's collections of books, scores, instruments, equipment and journals.
Stainer and Bell papers Papers and contracts with publishers.

Dates: 1936-02-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some items can only be consulted with permission of the estate and/or donors.

Letter to The Times about Orde, 1953-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/15/Orde/1
Scope and Contents

A letter printed in The Times, giving biographical details of Orde who had recently died.

Dates: Publication: 1953-04-28

Mary Hope Allen: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9225
Scope and Contents Comprises correspondence and papers of Mary Hope Allen, as well as correspondence of her grandfather Robin Allen (1820-98), Secretary of Trinity House and a poet and critic, and of her father, Sir Ernest King Allen (1864-1937), Assistant Public Trustee 1915-23. Robin Allen's correspondents include 19th century politicians, artists, poets and critics such as W.E. Gladstone, Thomas Hardy, Lord Leighton, John Ruskin, Lord Tennyson, Arnold Toynbee and Mrs. Humphry Ward. There is a collection of...
Dates: 1850-1990 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

University Publisher: Correspondence with British Broadcasting Corporation, 1936 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/3/645
Scope and Contents

57 carbon typed letters to various departments (e.g. Display Section, Recording Department, Copyright Department, Public Relations Division) and various individuals (e.g. George Barnes, Controller of BBC Third Programme). Also includes 2 typed letters signed from George Barnes and copy typed letters from the University Registrary regarding permission to broadcast on the Third Programme public lectures given at the University.

Dates: 1936 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.