Maufe Correspondence 1959
File contains correspondence to and from architect Sir Edward Maufe in 1959 regarding the design and continuing the construction of Guildford Cathedral.
Correspondence with Heal’s Contracts regarding cushions for the kneelers.
Correspondence to Edward Maufe relating to costs for the Crystal Cross for the Children’s Chapel.
Correspondence with Miss Iredale about the cost of the Dove Bros. contract.
Correspondence to Edward Maufe regarding the arrival of designs for the the Education Window competition and a meeting with the winner, Mr. Stephen Taylor.
Correspondence concerning items of furniture and fittings not completed as part of contract 11, some of which are to be covered by a special gift.
Correspondence to Edward Maufe about the possible donation from Mrs. Kennedy of a Madonna and Child for the Children’s Chapel.
Correspondence relating to a report from Sigmund Pumps regarding problems with the heating.
Correspondence to Edward Maufe about the Chancel furnishings, asking for the designs and sketches of the furnishings in place on behalf of the Provost.
Correspondence to Mr. Lawrence Powell regarding the construction of the reinforced concrete vaults and roof, the building costs for 1958, the report on Sigmund Pumps, a summary of building costs for the temporary west end of the Nave and the progress on the Nave contract which has been delayed due to bad weather.
Correspondence relating to a proposed visit from the Town Planning Institute and a talk from the architects, with accompanying agreement from Edward Maufe.
Correspondence asking for approval for the design of the small Dentists’ windows.
Personal correspondence to the editor of the Surrey Advertiser thanking her for her help and for the inclusion of an article on the cathedral in the edition of February 7th.
Letter to Miss Iredale with details of the costs for the West End and an offer to reduce the architects’ fee from 6% to 5% as a show of support.
Letter to Miss Iredale regarding repairs to an underfloor heating panel.
Letter to Miss Iredale about the use of the Nave floor for the proposed date of the consecration.
Letter to Edward Maufe about questions agreed with the Provost, a special minute agreed with the sub-committee about the Clergy Houses and costs for the Canon’s stalls. Reply thanking Maufe for inclusion of the minutes and payment for the Dant and Francis’ Account.
Letter to Edward Maufe about the initials “DAR” to be added to the Chaplains’ chairs donated by Mrs. McNair.
Letter to Edward Maufe concerning the preparation an placement of the St. John Ambulance stained glass panels for the visit of Princess Margaret on 4th July. Reply from Maufe that the Princess can view the panels in situ. Further reply asking if the panels could be shown to her elsewhere during her visit.
Letter from unknown correspondent asking for sketches and costing for the Dentists’ Window panels.
Letter to Edward Maufe asking for costings for the Clergy Stalls with a view to a donation.
Letter to Edward Maufe about funds for the Dentists’ and Apothecaries’ Windows and an agreement to have the two St. John Ambulance panels taken to the town to be viewed by Princess Margaret.
Letter from Edward Maufe about ordering stone for the West End, schemes for the Clergy Houses, including note stating that the Provost and Lawrence Powell will probably not like the scheme, and costings for the permanent Clergy Stalls.
Letter from Edward Maufe agreeing to a meeting in the Pilgrim Hut with the Berkshire Society on June 3rd. Reply agreeing to the date and time of the visit.
Letter from unknown correspondent asking for a copy of Edward Maufe’s agreement when he became architect, on behalf of the Provost of Sheffield. Reply from Maufe stating he does not have a copy of the agreement.
Letter to Edward Maufe regarding fixing a date of 18th July for the annual Stag Hill Service and requesting more bricks to be delivered before Easter to sell for donations. Response from Maufe stating that Dove Bros. have been instructed to order the bricks.
Letter to Miss Iredale stating that Maufe had issued instructions to Dove Bros. to proceed with the tunnel and foundations for the West End and asking for agreement from the committee.
Letter to Miss Iredale asking for authorisation for a further cost of £9500 for the heating. Reply from Miss Iredale confirming next meeting of committee and extra request for funds.
Letter to Miss Iredale regarding the sharing of the Dentists’ and Apothecaries’ Windows.
Letter to Edward Maufe about the proposed location for some cycle stands donated by Major J.R. More-Molyneux.
Enclosure from Maufe to Miss Iredale of an extract from an article on English cathedrals by The Very Rev. R.H. Malden, Dean of Wells 1933-50.
Letter to Edward Maufe about the increase in costs for the C.E.M.S. Window.
Letter to Miss Iredale confirming that a framed coloured drawing of the West End is ready for the Brown’s Hotel, and asking for size requirements for a further enlargement to be made to the Dennett photograph of the interior.
Letter to Edward Maufe about the London Press meeting at the Brown’s Hotel and items to be displayed at the exhibition, including the Dennett photograph. Further letter regarding the acknowledgement for the photograph.
Letter to Edward Maufe about the Lawyers’ window cartoons awaiting approval by the Provost and the Architects’ window panels awaiting approval
Letter from Moira Forsyth to Edward Maufe regarding sketches for the BMA abd Apothecaries arms
Letter from Edward Maufe concerning the Architects Window, Teachers Window, BMA Apothecaries and Dentist windows designs. Also notes that the Madonna and Child can be allocated to Lady Livingstone.
Correspondence regarding a donation of £500 from Miss Kennington
Correspondence regarding the correct way of acknowledging the gift of £10,000 by Mr Gerald Wilson
Letter from Edward Maufe confirming the programme of works for the West End.
Letter from Edward Maufe regarding the near completion of the Children’s Chapel.
Letter to Edward Maufe regarding the Panels and Badges in the Professional Windows explaining the troubles that they have had in the design processes and other difficulties.
Correspondence regarding the special gifts of Wrought Iron Grilles, Choir Chairs, Newil Processional Cross and Bronze Doors.
Correspondence regarding the Cathedral Grounds and ensuring that they are taken care of in preparation for the Consecration, a suggestion of RHS Wisley was made.