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Council minutes

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code



Council minutes


08 Jan 1952 - 19 Dec 1952



Extent & medium

1 file, 45 pieces

Previous reference codes

401 A

Content Description

Minutes of meetings of the Council, including the following selected entries: a note of the intention of the President, Sir Gerald Kelly, to urge editors and newspaper proprietors to allocate more space for art criticism, in order to create increased goodwill towards the Royal Academy, 8 January 1952; Sir Gerald Kelly’s response to a suggestion contained in a letter from Sir William Russell Flint that Trustees should be allowed to attend meetings of Council ex-officio, but without the right to vote, 12 February 1952; and discussion on the difficulty of finding a place for the permanent display of the Tadei tondo [‘The Madonna and Child with the Infant St John’] by Michelangelo, 30 September - 18 November 1952.