Coventry Cathedral: Art and Architecture in Post-War Britain

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BIBLIOGRAPHY

Primary Sources

British Architectural Library manuscript collection: Maufe papers, Ma E/135/1 and 2.

----- Sir Giles Gilbert Scott papers, Sc GG 87/1-3 and 88/1.

Central Council for the Care of Churches: ' Coventry Cathedral from 1940- 1962' files.

City Record Office, Coventry: Coventry City Guild papers; Town Clerk's Department correspondence, SEC/CF/11432.

Coventry Cathedral archives: Reconstruction Committee minutes and letter files; Cathedral Council minutes; correspondence files PH 1.6; PH 1.7; PH 1.8; PH 1.9; PH 10.7; B. 1.1., B. 1.2., B. 1.10; B. 2.7; B. 3.1; B. 3.3; B. 3.4; T. 1.1; T. 1.4.

Sir Basil Spence Papers (now Private coll.): Coventry Cathedral correspondence files. Public Record Office: Ministry of Housing and Local Government papers HLG/79/878.

----- Royal Fine Art Commission, reports and minutes of meetings 1946, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1964. BP 1/9 and 10.


Printed Books

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS v
  • Contents vii
  • List of Color Plates ix
  • LIST OF BLACK AND WHITE PLATES xi
  • Abbreviations xix
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I. Architecture and Politics 5
  • 1 The Cathedral and the City: The Blitz, Civic Ideology And Reconstruction 7
  • 2 The Cathedral Project 1940-1947 22
  • 3 'towards a New Cathedral'? 37
  • Part II. The Creative Process 69
  • 4 Modernism and Tradition: The Genesis of Spence's Competition Design 71
  • 5 The Competition Design Refined, 1951-1954 81
  • 6 The Architect and the Artist 102
  • Part III. Design into Building 131
  • 7 The Licence to Build, 1954 133
  • 8 The Turning-Point, 1954-1956 141
  • 9 The Design Recast, 1956-1958 148
  • Pa IV. For and Function 193
  • 10 The Modern Church 195
  • 11 Provost and Architect 206
  • 12 The Cathedral Completed, 1960-1962 216
  • 13 The Cathedral and the Post-War World: Austerity and Triumphalism 243
  • Conclusion 254
  • APPENDIX: DONATIONS 276
  • Bibliography 278
  • Index 283
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