MC:F27/2/MS2 Chapman Prize Fund Trust Related Papers
The following documents were found in an envelope marked “Edward Chapman Research Prize Fund – Copy of Declaration of Trust”
MC:F27/2/MS2/1 18 May 1910
A letter to R.T. Gunther from the Public Trustee Office, informing Gunther that they cannot accept a Trust that is exclusively charitable, but that arrangements can be made to get around this.
A blue notebook, titled ‘Edward Chapman Research Prize’, containing a list of prize winners and their subject areas from 1912-36. It includes minutes from the meetings of the Examiners and Electors from 1928-37 relating to the Chapman prize, including those present, who had been put forward for the prize and to whom it was awarded.
Notes, from 1932-36, detailing the candidates for the Edward Chapman Research Prize that year, their age, college, area of research, year of matriculation and any previous academic papers.
MC:F27/2/MS2/4 23 Nov 1937
A note from P. G. Bowman to Professors Mellanby, Osborn and Robinson, enclosing the details of four candidates for the Edward Chapman Research Prize, and asking to arrange a meeting to discuss the award.
MC:F27/2/MS2/5 Not dated
A list of names and sums of money indicating donations to the Chapman Memorial. People on the list include the Archbishop of York, the Bishop of Manchester and the President of Magdalen College.
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