file YWT/1/3 - Founding Members and Patrons

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Founding Members and Patrons


  • 1952-1994 (Creation)

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Correspondence with and about Trust Council members, potential and existing patrons of the Trust and local MPs, including letters, articles and flyers from or about various celebrity patrons or speakers, 1988 -1994; letters of nomination and resignation, or notification of illness and death, of early Trust Council members, 1972 - 1985; correspondence with MPs; letters offering and accepting patronage 1952 - 1994.

The file includes letters to Sir David Attenborough, Prince Charles and Lord Peel and copied correspondence with Lord Scarbrough. A significant amount of material relates to early members of the Trust's Council, including Charles Allen, E. Wilfred Taylor, Clifford Smith and Catherine 'Kit' Rob. Further material concerns the 1974 appeal for support to recently elected local MPs.


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