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Polytechnic Touring Association

  • PTA
  • Fonds
  • 1894-2001

Records, 1894-1957, relating to the Polytechnic tours, comprising: deed regulating tenancy of the Halti Mollis in Glarus, Switzerland, 1894;Correspondence of Frank Short relating to his employment by the Polytechnic and the organisation of the tou...

Polytechnic Touring Association (1884-1965)

Frank Short Correspondence

Correspondence to and from Mr Frank SHORT, employee of the Polytechnic Touring Association. The correspondence includes details of his appointment with the PTA in 1895; financial arrangements made on Irish tours in 1896; arrangements with LUNN in ...

Letter from [Henry Lunn] to Frank Short

Letter, on Travel: A Monthly magazine headed paper, from Henry Lunn (editor) to Frank Short, Polytechnic Tours hoping to come to an arrangement about working together. There are extensive annotations in shorthand on the reverse.


Envelope printed 'From the Polytechnic Touring Association Ltd, 309 Regent Street, London W1' and annotated 'F. Short correspondence'.

Thomas Cook Correspondence

Correspondence relating to a complaint from Thomas Cook & Son to the Department of Education that the Polytechnic tours were being subsidised by government grants. Includes copy-letter responses from Quintin HOGG.

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