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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1925-1926-416

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xii ANNUAL REPORt Sir Charles WakefiehZ donation of £350 per annum for three years to cover the rent of certain rooms in the Institute of Historical Research taken over for the School of Slavonic Studies The Roumanian Government £350 per annum for three years at least for Lectureship dealing with the History of Roumania and the Near East and £200 per annum for an indefinite period for Part- time Lectureship in Roumanian Language and Literature The Executors of the late Mrs Frida Mond marble statues of Sappho and Sophocles Goethe and Schiller portraits autograph letters and other relics and books model of the Globe Theatre which was also presented by the Executors to the Shakespeare Association is at present housed in the Council Room of the College The Executors of the late Mrs Row gift of books to the Zoo- logical Department Professor O'Donoghue collection of Marine Zoological Specimens from British Columbia to the Zoological Department Donations for the Building Fund of King's College Hall chiefly from the Debenture holders of the Platanes Company £886 Dr Rosenheim bookcases books and apparatus to the Physiological Department 11 Buildings During the Long Vacation an extensive re-organisation of the Cloak Rooms was carried into effect The Plumbers' Company who for many years had occupied four large vaults under the quadrangle gave notice to terminate their tenure Two of the vaults are held in reserve with view to their being adapted for research in Physics and the other two have been converted into Cloak Rooms thereby releasing the large room behind the Porter's Lodge which in turn has been fitted up as private and research room for Professor Richardson the new Yarrow Research Profe3sor of the Royal Society No additional buildings were erected in the College during the year but over £1 000 was spent on painting and cleaning the western front and some corridors and class-rooms 12 Hostels King's College Hall -The Hall was full during most of the session there being about 40 students in residence The northern wing of the new extensions was unfortunately not completed until November and considerable inconvenience and expense was caused in housing residents temporarily outside in spite of this the year's working shows small credit balance In June an excellent hard lawn tennis court was completed It is much appreciated by all the residents The new southern wing with accommodation for another 36 residents will be ready for occupation at the beginning of October though the recent builders' strike has caused considerable delay It is hoped
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