World War, 1939-1945
Found in 137 Collections and/or Records:
Papers, plans and architectural model photographs relating to Trinity Congregational Church, constructed as as part of the Lansbury Neighbourhood of London County Council Comprehensive Development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar. The original church at this location had been completely destroyed by bomb damage in World War II. The architects were Cecil Charles Handisyde and DR Stark
Correspondence, press cuttings and related items, including letters from his brother Donald Macpherson Baille, Mona Anderson, David Smith Cairns, George Freeland Barbour and Alexander Martin. Many press cuttings relate to John Baillie's work around United States involvement in the Second World War.
Letter, 28 August 1939, Surrey, Sophie Weisse to Mary Grierson. Expressing anxiety over the threat of a European war and over Tovey's health. Holograph signed.
Letter, 8 October 1939, Edinburgh, Mabel A. Lumsden to Robert Trevelyan. Concerning the props of ' The Bride of Dionysus', and a note on the war. Holograph signed.
Letter, 12 February 1941, London, Karl Bluth to Sophie Weisse. Discussing bombings and invasions, discussing the final months of Tovey's life and his death. Typescript signed.
Mixed personal letters to Percy Johnson-Marshall, collected for him during an absence from the Service Arts and Technical Organization office. The letters include one from Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson who at this time was Coventry City Architect.
Correspondence between Percy Johnson-Marshall and Colin Graeme Lindsay Shankland concerning the development of Service Arts and Technical Organization (SATO) courses in Malaya and Singapore. Includes a press clipping dated 6 December 1945 concerning the opening of the Singapore Forces' College.
Papers relating to the Mandalay and North Burma Group of the Service Arts and Technical Organization, based at Meiktila, Shwebo and Maymyo. These includes a copy of the "505 District Orders" for 21 April 1945.