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 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = PJM

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

City and Borough of Coventry, Development Plan 1951 - town map, 1951

 Item
Identifier: PJM/CCC/B/2/2
Scope and Contents Brown and black overprinted Ordnance Survey map (102cm x 145cm), at a scale of 6 inches to 1 mile, by city architect and planning officer Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson. The map is shows land use and accompanies the Coventry Development Plan 1952.

This plan is very fragile.
Dates: 1951

Coventry City Council, 1939-1959

 Sub-Fonds
Identifier: PJM/CCC
Scope and Contents Papers and plans relating to the Coventry City Council
  1. papers, photographs and plans from Coventry City Architect's Department ,1939-1944
  2. collected reports and plans regarding Coventry's redevelopment, 1931-1959
Dates: 1939-1959

Coventry City Council - Percy Johnson-Marshall's employment, 15 March 1941

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Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/3
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir John Charles Walsham Reith, Lord Reith, from Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson asking for help in an attempt to have Percy Johnson-Marshall excused active service in World War II, so that he could continue to work on reconstruction for Coventry City Architect's Department .
Dates: 15 March 1941

Coventry housing - house type plans, c1940

 Item
Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/2/4/1
Scope and Contents 6 copy plans showing different house types for Coventry. 3 plans (22cm x 76cm) are by housing director AF Underhill, show small scale floor plans, reduced from 8 inches = 1 foot scale, for 3 different houses and are hand labelled Type A, Type B and Type C. 3 plans (71cm x 71cm) are by city architect Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson, show complete plans for the "three bedroom type" house at 1/8th and 1/12th scale. One of the floor plans was drafted by Percy...
Dates: c1940

Coventry housing - opening of the Canley Estate houses, 18 December 1941

 Item
Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/2/1
Scope and Contents Programme for the opening of the houses on the Canley Estate, Coventry on 18 December 1941 which was attended by the City of Coventry Housing Committee and the City Architect Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson, representing the Coventry City Architect's Department.
Dates: 18 December 1941

Coventry housing - press clippings, 1940-1944

 File
Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/2/3
Scope and Contents This file contains press clippings and journal articles by Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson concerning Coventry City Council's experimental pre-fabricated housing and other new housing developments.
Dates: 1940-1944

Papers, photographs and plans from Coventry City Architect's Department, 1939-1944

 Series
Identifier: PJM/CCC/A
Scope and Contents Papers, photographs and plans from Coventry City Architect's Department consists of:
  1. general papers, photographs, press-clippings and plans, 1939-1945
  2. photographs, press-clippings and plans concerning housing development in Coventry, c1940-1944
  3. personal material concerning Percy Johnson-Marshall's employment, 15 March 1941
Dates: 1939-1944

Redevelopment of Coventry - general photographs, 1939

 File
Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/1/2
Scope and Contents Redevelopment of Coventry - general photographs consists of: 22 black and white photographic prints (9cm x 11.5cm) showing the first architectural model for the proposed redevelopment of the city centre. It was built by members of the Coventry City Architect's Department, under the direction of the City Architect Donald Gibson, during their spare time in, 1939 4 black and white photographic...
Dates: 1939

Redevelopment of Coventry - housing, c1940-1944

 Sub-Series
Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/2
Scope and Contents Redevelopment of Coventry - housing subseries consists of:
  1. material relating to the opening of the Canley Estate houses, 18 December 1941
  2. photographs of the Canley Estate,c1941
  3. press clippings and journal articles concerning Coventry's housing developments, 1940-1944
  4. plans for housing, a nursery and a panoramic view, c1940
Dates: c1940-1944

Redevelopment of Coventry - press clippings and articles, 1940-1944

 File
Identifier: PJM/CCC/A/1/3
Scope and Contents Collection of press clippings and articles concerning the redevelopment of Coventry. These appeared in a number of newspapers and journals including the Indian Forces newspaper "Contact", the "Coventry Herald" and "Illustrated". Authors include Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson and Frank Tilsley
Dates: 1940-1944