RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL UA/P/3e
Extent1 file
TitleUniversity photographs: events: royal visits
DescriptionPhotographs and glass plate negatives of royal visits to the University and its predecessor institutions.

See also EUL UA/P/5/1 Sharmon photographs

A detailed description of the contents of the file is given below:

i) H M the Queen and H R H The Duke of Edinburgh at the Roborough Library, 8 May 1956, during a visit to present the Royal Charter conferring full university status and to lay the Foundation Stone for the Arts Building (Queen's)

ii) H R H The Duke of Edinburgh inaugurates the Harrison (Engineering) Building, 21 Mar 1969
Also in photograph are the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire (Chancellor) and F J Llewellyn (Vice-Chancellor).

iii) H R H Princess Anne opens the Main Library (originally called the Rashid Building though this title was later abandoned) 1983
Also present in photographs are Sir Rex Richards (Chancellor), Harry Kay (Vice-Chancellor), J F Stirling (Librarian) and M R Myhill (later Deputy Librarian)

iv) H M the Queen in Peter Chalk Centre being shown round exhibition by Vice-Chancellor Sir Geoffrey Holland, 19 May 1995.

v) H M the Queen or H R H Prince Philip visiting other departments during May 1995 visit
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameUniversity College of the South West of England
University of Exeter
Chandler; S A; photographer
The Times
Western Morning News
Western Times
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