Building nears completion

  • Death of the Founder, Sir Winston
  • Governing Body votes to rescind men-only clause in its Charter
  • Bevin and Bracken Libraries and Wolfson Hall opened by the Lord Chancellor
  • The Library includes an archives room
  • Wolfson Flats completed
  • Prime Minister Harold Wilson cancels visit owing to Rhodesia crisis
  • Original West Court abandoned, leaving vista to playing fields open
  • Wolfson Foundation provides £300,000 for (reduced) final residential court
  • First Churchill Association annual dinner, in London
  • Copy of William Orpen portrait of the Founder (hanging in Hall) gifted by the Trustees

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  • Nick Denbow U64 says:

    4 November: Arrival of the Barbara Hepworth sculpture “Squares with two Circles” and erection on the rear lawn.