Manchester High School For Girls
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Catalogue

Appeals Literature

 

 

1937 - 1948 The Building of Grangethorpe

A small, hard backed, red book.

Contains the following:

  • A list of the names of the contributors to the Grangethorpe Building Fund Appeal with the amounts they contributed and the dates of the contribution
  • A newspaper cutting from The Times Educational Supplement," 20 November 1948 on the costs of building schools in Lancashire and Nottinghamshire
  • Details about fittings and fixtures of the buildings at Grangethorpe 

1938 Have You Got Just Four Minutes to Spare for Your Old School?

A small white booklet. 

Contains the following:

  • An estimate of the amount of money needed to rebuild the school at Grangethorpe
  • Details of how to donate money

1949 An Appeal

A small, white booklet with a photograph on the front cover of the school after it had been bombed in December 1940.

Contains information launching the Appeal to raise £100,000 for the rebuilding of the school at Grangethorpe.

 

 

1949

Minutes of the meetings held on 20 January and the 1 February 1949 of the Staff Committee of Appeals about fund raising activities.  

 

Undated

Plans for the Immediate Future

A small leaflet containing an appeal for support for the building of new science labs. Includes a photograph of the east end of the east wing and an artist's impression of the new extension.

 

c.1960 The Manchester High School for Girls

A small pamphlet with a coloured drawing of the school on the front cover.

Contains information launching the Appeal to raise £83,000 to build new Sixth Form accommodation, a new library, dining hall and kitchen with drawings of the proposed library and dining hall.

 

1965 Proposals Prepared for Manchester High School for Girls 

A large, ring bound, white booklet. 

Contains the following:

  • Plans for a fund raising campaign
  • Estimated expenditure
  • An estimate of the amount which could be raised
  • A list of the average amounts raised in campaigns at other schools

1966 Survey Report and Draft Campaign Plan

A medium sized, ring bound, white booklet.

Contains the following:

  • Potential sources of income
  • Report on the response to the survey letter
  • Report on the response to interviews of prospective contributors 
  • Details of contributions
  • Campaign costs 
  • A draft of the Campaign Plan

1967 Manchester High School for Girls

A small, olive green booklet.

Contains information launching the Appeal to raise £80,000 to build a swimming pool and new accommodation for modern languages, the Sixth Form and music, including the names of those on the Appeal Committee.

 

1967 Development Plan

A small, olive green booklet.

Contains details about covenants and the names of those on the Appeals Committee.  

  

1967 Manchester High School for Girls

A medium sized, olive green booklet.

Contains the following:

  • A message from S Penelope Baldwin and Kathleen Cottrell explaining the need for the Appeal
  • The dates and costs of the addition of an additional storey to the "Breeze Block," the conversion of the West Block into a Science Wing, the provision of an additional tennis court, a new library, dining room, chemistry laboratory and cloakroom, conversion to oil fired central heating, the demolition of the greenhouse and improvements to Broomfield
  • A detailed breakdown of the Development Plan for the swimming pool, new modern language rooms, Sixth Form rooms, music centre, rehearsal room, pavilion and Preparatory Department
  • Photographs of the gym, library and dining hall
  • Drawings of the swimming pool and of girls playing music
  • Plans of the school site and the proposed modern language rooms
  • An Appeal letter from K. Cottrell

 

1968 Development Plan. First Annual Report

A small, olive green booklet.

Contains the following:

  • A list of contributors to the Appeal
  • Photographs of the swimming pool

1968 Letter to Trustees

A large, yellow, ring bound booklet.

Contains the following:

  • Statements of the financial position of the school
  • The names of the Governors
  • The names of the teaching staff

1968 The Manchester High School for Girls

A large, yellow, ring bound booklet.

Contains the following:

  • A letter from S Penelope Baldwin and Kathleen L Cottrell explaining the need for the Appeal
  • The names of the Governors
  • The names of the teaching staff
  • Details of income and expenditure for the year ended 31 March 1968

1971 Development Plan Report on Progress

A small olive green booklet.

Contains the following:

  • A progress report on the Development Plan
  • Photographs of the building of the additional storey to the East Wing
  • A description of the refurbishment of the East Wing and the additions to the assembly hall and the swimming pool
  • A list of contributors to the Appeal up to 30 June 1968

1971 Development Appeal Progress Report

A small booklet with a coloured drawing of the school entrance on the front cover.

Contains the following:

  • A progress report on the Appeal
  • Photographs of the swimming pool and the additional storey to the East Wing
  • A report on future plans

1972 Memorandum 

A large, ring bound, blue booklet.

Contains the following:

  • A memorandum on future fund raising policy
  • The dates on which deeds of covenant yield their final payments

1975 The Present, but have they a Future?

A large, white booklet with photographs on the front cover of the Head Girl and Deputy Head Girls and of girls in the Preparatory Department. 

Contains the following:

  • The names of the sponsors of the Appeal
  • The names of the members of the Appeal Committee
  • A photograph of the library
  • Details of fund raising

4 June 1975 Preliminary Survey and Financial Analysis

A large, orange booklet.

Contains the following:

  • An analysis and summary of financial results of the Upper School, 1974 - 1975
  • An analysis and summary of financial results of the Preparatory Depatrtment, 1974 - 1975
  • Reports on administration, management and accounting

 

April 1976 Bursary Fund Appeal Progress Report

A single loose sheet.

Contains the following:

  • A summary of the amounts raised by the Appeal
  • Details of fund raising events

c.1982 Manchester High School for Girls Development Appeal

A medium sized, white booklet with an ivy design on the front cover.

Contains the following:

  • An estimate of the cost of the Development Plan
  • A plan and drawing of proposed new Music House
  • Details of alterations to Star Block for Sixth Form accommodation
  • Drawings of girls playing music and using computers

c.1999 Pankhursts to the Present

A small pamphlet with photographs of girls in the Preparatory Department on the front cover.

Contains information launching the 125th Anniversary Appeal  and photographs of girls.

 

c.1999 Pankhursts to the Present. Manchester High School for Girls 125th Anniversary Appeal

An A4 booklet with photographs of girls in the Preparatory Department on the front cover.

Contains information launching the 125th Anniversary Appeal including the following:

  • The names of the President and Vice - Presidents of the Appeal, members of the Appeal Committee and the Governors
  • An introduction to the Appeal including a message from Professor Richard Pankhurst
  • A description of the bursary fund
  • A description of plans for future development including capital projects
  • Colour photographs of pupils and buildings  
   

 

   
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