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Papers of Councillor Roy W. Ford, Chairman of the Cultural Services Committee
Papers of Councillor Roy W. Ford, Chairman of the Cultural Services Committee
1979-1981
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This collection has been sampled. It includes: minutes, reports, notes, press cuttings, correspondence regarding representation (as Longsight councillor) and correspondence regarding council services and policy (as chairman of the Cultural Services Committee)BOX 1Manchester Labour Party circulars, agendas, minutes and correspondence, Dec 1979-May 1981, 1 fileSampled papers, May 1978-Aug 1980, 2 filesBOX 2Sampled papers, Apr 1980-Apr 1981, 4 filesBOX 3Correspondence on library closures, Aug 1980, 1 fileSampled papers, Aug 1980-Apr 1981, 3 files
Title:
Papers of Councillor Roy W. Ford, Chairman of the Cultural Services Committee
Date of work:
1979-1981
Reference number:
GB127.M335
Level of description:
Fonds
Custodial history:
Councillor Roy W. Ford represented Longsight Ward for the Labour Party. He served on the Cultural Services, Finance and Education Committees, chairing the Cultural Services Committee at a time when its responsibilites included libraries, theatres, music and art galleries. Councillor Ford was a member of a wide range of other committees in the city and beyond, including: the Liverpool Road Celebrations, the Manchester International Festival and Organ Competition, the North West Sound Archive, the Palace Theatre, the Royal Exchange Theatre, North West Arts, the Manchester Young Persons Theatre, Chetham's Library, John Rylands Library, the Royal School for the Deaf, Cheadle, the Joint Committee on Lancashire Bibliography. the Manchester and Salford Hospital Library Service, the Hulme Cultural Centre Consultative Committee, the North West Museum of Science and Industry, the Manchester Conference, the Greater Manchester Police Headquarters and Divisional Safety Committee, the Adult Literacy Development Advisory Committee, the Manchester Museum, the SELNEC Sheltered Workshop Committee, the North West Regional Library System, the Arts Centre Working Party and the Friends of Manchester City Art Galleries.
Finding aids note:
Old Location2ST3/D8
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7193651
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