World War, 1939-1945
Found in 137 Collections and/or Records:
The collection of photographs and postcards shows the war devastation of Caen, June-July, 1944. The devastation is shown from different elevations, and feature not only the most prominent buildings but also the extent of the damage beyond the central area of the city. Some of the pictures show the streets and buildings of Caen before the bombings.
Articles and papers about the history of the Service Arts and Technical Organization (SATO) - some manuscript and some typescript in Percy Johnson-Marshall's hand. Includes a draft and final paper on SATO and the Burma Plan and some personal development notes by Percy Johnson-Marshall.
Mixture of press cuttings covering many subjects including articles on Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Reinhold Niebuhr, Second World War, housekeeping tips and matters of general interest to Florence Jewel Baillie.
Paper concerning the "Proposed faculties of planning, design and technics" for India which was submitted to General Headquarters by the Service Arts and Technical Organization (SATO). The file also contains correspondence concerning the procurement of books.
Correspondence with members of the Quetta Group of the Service Arts and Technical Organization, concerning their activities, and requests for support.
Administration and correspondence concerning the Ranchi Services Arts Club which was affiliated to the Service Arts and Technical Organization. The file includes a copy of the newsletter All informed, Vol 3 No 18 ( Friday 21 September 1945)
File containing an article by Percy Johnson-Marshall entitled "Reconstruction and the Services" submitted to the editor of the United Services Institute Journal 22 November 1943, a copy of Association for Planning and Regional Reconstruction Progress Sheet no 145, drawing of a spider and press clippings relating to reconstruction.
Redevelopment of Coventry - general material consists of:
- general papers, c1945
- general photographs, 1939
- press clippings and articles, 1940-1944