Maufe Correspondence 1957
File contains correspondence to and from architect Sir Edward Maufe in 1957 regarding the design and continuing the construction of Guildford Cathedral.
Correspondence with Miss Iredale regarding issuing contracts
Correspondence regarding a post box
Correspondence regarding Maufe’s visit to the Cathedral and meeting Mr Huntley.
Correspondence regarding a memorial for Mr Adgey-Edgar’s gift and how to manage private memorials for gifts.
Correspondence regarding draft drawings of the Canada Chapel.
Correspondence from Dove Brothers regarding the cost of the Garden of Remembrance and correspondence with Miss Iredale regarding the cost and a drawing of the design.
Correspondence to Edward Maufe regarding the rising cost of the Nave.
Correspondence to Edward Maufe regarding the Macmillan Arms and the cost for the memorial stone.
Correspondence from Edward Maufe to Miss Iredale regarding the Handbook; Insurance of Gifts; Contingency of £750 in Contract 11; Macmillan Arms; Cost of Nave.
Correspondence to Maufe thanking him for his help and his article for the handbook for the Treasure sale
Correspondence to Maufe informing him of a letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury which will be sent to Diocesan Press.
Correspondence from Maufe regarding the items that are still outstanding in contract 11 – some items are in process of being made some have not yet been ordered.
Correspondence regarding draft of the Children’s Guide to the Cathedral.
Correspondence regarding the Processional Cross
Correspondence regarding the Cathedral Cottages and their completion.
Correspondence regarding how to spend the Dick Sheppard Memorial money
Correspondence regarding planning for the Royal Visit and the logistics involving the police.
Correspondence regarding arrangements for hanging over the cheque for the cost of the window in the Nave for Women’s Royal Army Corps.
Correspondence regarding the special gift from the Church of England Mens’ society for two small windows.
Correspondence from Bernard Rackham regarding visiting the Cathedral and looking at the windows and their design and if they are to become stained glass windows.
Correspondence from Maufe regarding a design for the new prayer desks – not being strong enough.
Correspondence regarding a stone commemorating the visit of The Queen.
Correspondence to Sir Edward Maufe regarding the Canada Chapel and raising the necessary funds before work can really be begun.
Correspondence regarding a Cathedral Strong Room for storage of books.
Correspondence regarding Edward Maufe’s suggestion for the Cathedral Christmas card and correspondence regarding the production of the Christmas Card.
Correspondence to Sir Edward Maufe about the Childrens’ Chapel Crystal Cross and the High Altar Table
Correspondence to Sir Edward Maufe regarding the Lectern gifted by the Free Churchmen
Correspondence to Sir Edward Maufe regarding the Guillaumae Memorial and the spending of the sum
Letter from Sir Edward Maufe regarding the Guillaume Memorial which the bookshelves in the South Transept from; The Bishop’s Chair and a gift suggested to get the chair; The Children’s Chapel Crystal Cross and trying to get it made for the sum of £32. 10. 6.; The High Altar Table costing £174 by Messrs. Green & Vardy; The Lectern – what is needed to complete it; Lighting – the date for the additional lighting being made available, depending on delivery of the control panel.
Letter from Sir Edward Maufe to Miss Iredale regarding Lighting during works; confirmation of putting a carved Madonna and Child on the North West pier of the Nave; and arranging to come to visit with the Royal Academy drawing of the Canada Chapel.
Letter sent to Sir Edward recalling a visit to the Cathedral and congratulating on the building and craftsmanship.
Letter to Sir Edward Maufe asking for plans for a throne in the Cathedral and the stalls for the Provost, Precentor, Assistant Bishops etc so it can inform the appeal for special gifts.
List of items completed for the Chapel of The Queen’s Royal Regiment up to 1 October 1957
Invoice from Heal’s for various textile items
Correspondence regarding the cash flow for the building work and the impact of large orders and invoices, and payments to the builders.
Correspondence regarding potential disruption to the building work should cold weather come and the building on the Nave would have to be stopped and the impact on the finances.
Correspondence regarding the Guillaume Memorial and the unhappiness of the Guillaume family as to the form of the memorial.
Correspondence regarding the Dick Sheppard Memorial, which was to be the High Altar Cross.