RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL UA/P/3b
Extent1 file plus glass plate negatives
TitleUniversity photographs: events: chancellor and vice-chancellor installations, farewells, dinner parties, conferences and ceremonial accessories etc.
DescriptionPhotographs and glass plate negatives of chancellor and vice-chancellor installations/farewells/dinner parties/conferences together with any ceremonial accessories. A detailed description of the contents of the file is given below:

i) Installation of the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, first Chancellor of the University of Exeter, Friday 13 Jul 1956

ii) Farewell Oration to the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, delivered by the Public Orator (Professor F W Clayton) on 1 Jul, 1971

iii) Installation of Viscount Amory, second Chancellor of the University of Exeter, 17 Apr 1972

iv) Strip of negatives of the Installation of Lord Alexander of Weedon as Chancellor, 30 Nov 1998

v) Dinner party given by Vice-Chancellor Sir James Cook, 1 Jul 1966.

vi) University Charter 1955
The Charter passed the Great Seal on 21 Dec 1955 on which day the University of Exeter formally came into existence.

vii) Taylor Pavilion opening key
The Taylor Pavilion was completed in 1954 and named after Sir Thomas Taylor, Principal of UCSWE 1952-1953.
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameUniversity College of the South West of England
University of Exeter
Western Times
Dart and Bernard; photographic studio
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