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General Assembly records of committees

RA Collection: Archive

Archive context

Showing item 8 of 18 in this group

Reference code

RAA/GA/8

Title

General Assembly records of committees

Date

1799-1928

Level

Series

Extent & medium

1 box

Historical Background

Constitutionally there should be no committees of General Assembly. The Council is empowered to control the entire business of the Royal Academy. However, at various points the Assembly has appointed committees without reference to the Council. Often these committees were charged with investigating aspects of the Academy's constitution, ie. matters affecting the entire membership. Usually, but not always, the committees would report their findings to the Council.

Content Description

Records of committees appointed by the General Assembly.