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Papers of the Gerald Beech Partnership
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Papers of the Gerald Beech Partnership

Reference GB 141 GB 141 D346
Held at University of Liverpool Library, Special Collections and Archives
Dates of Creation 1959-74
Physical Description 6 boxes
Name of Creator Gerald Beech Partnership
Language of Material The material in this collection is written in English.
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Title List of the Papers of the Gerald Beech Partnership 1959-74
Author Hayley Thomas
Publication University of Liverpool, Special Collections and Archives 2006
Creation Created using Xemacs Open Source Text Editor 2006
Language Usage The finding aid is written in English.

Scope and Content

The Gerald Beech Partnership Papers relate to various projects the company was involved with, particularly the erection of Bedford House Staff Club and the Wyncote Development. There are also folders relating to smaller projects at a warehouse in Gloucester Place, Abercromby Square redevelopment/railings, Staff House extension into 5 Abercromby Square, Staff House future developments, Corporation Cottage, University Air Squadron buildings at 24-26 Oxford Street, the University Chaplaincy, Tate Hall, School of Architecture and the University Naval Unit at 18 Oxford Street. These folders consist mainly of correspondence, plans and drawings, tenders, certificates for payment, invoices, reports, minutes and costings.

Biographical/Administrative Information

Gerald R. Beech studied at the University of Liverpool, gaining a diploma in Architecture with distinction (1947), a Diploma in Civic Design (1948) and the B.Arch, ex-officio (1952). He became Lecturer and Studio Instructor in Architecture at the University from 1948-68 and Senior Lecturer thereon until 1988. At this time he was also engaged in work with his practice, Gerald Beech and Partners, later known as the Gerald Beech Partnership. In 1975 he was elected chairman of the North West Regional Council of the Royal Instiute of British Architects and with his partners appeared in the list of Highly Recommended Schemes published by the Department of the Environment.

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Subjects
Liverpool University Buildings
Personal Names
Beech, Gerald Rushworth (b 1921) Architect and Lecturer
Corporate Names
Gerald Beech Partnership

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