William Mansfield Cooper Papers
Date range: c.1948–1992
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Papers of Sir William Mansfield Cooper (1903-92), Professor of Industrial and Commercial Law at the University of Manchester, 1949-70, and Vice-Chancellor of the University, 1956–70.
Cooper's papers concern not only his distinguished University career, but also to a wide range of external interests, such as the setting up of schools television services by the Independent Television Authority, the Fulbright Commission for fostering Anglo-American academic contacts, and above all the promotion of co-operation on higher education in Europe.
The collection also includes Mansfield Cooper’s diaries during his period as Vice-Chancellor, and following his retirement.
Collection-level description available on ELGAR.