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Perry; Pauline (1931-); Baroness Perry of Southwark; educationalist
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1994 Honorary Graduates

From left to right: Reverend Desmond Tutu, Baroness Pauline Perry of Southwark, Lord Sheppard of Didgemere and Chief Emeka Anyaoku.
All four recipients were made Honorary Doctors of Laws.

South Bank University

Libraries

The photographs show the construction of both Wandsworth Road and Perry (originally Centenary) Library as well as interior and exterior photographs of both in use, along with photos of London Road Library. The digital images show Perry Library in the first decade of the twenty-first century.

Polytechnic of the South Bank

Notable Staff Retirements, Obituaries and Memorials

Comprises record detailing staff retirements, obituaries and memorials for:

  • John W. Cooling, member of the Board of Governors for the National College for Heating, Ventilating, Refrigeration and Fan Engineering 1948-1970 and member of the Board of Governors for the Borough Polytechnic Institute 1943-1969.

  • Hubert Arthur Secretan, Chairman of the Board of Governors 1954-1970

  • James Eric Garside, Principal of the Borough Polytechnic Institute 1956-1965

  • Professor Maxime Louis Vuillermoz, Professor in the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Polytechnic of the South Bank c.1980s

  • Baroness Perry of Southwark, Director of South Bank Polytechnic 1987-1992 and Vice Chancellor of South Bank University, 1992-1993.

Borough Polytechnic Institute

South Bank University: The First Hundred Years

A film comprising interviews with staff members and Vice-Chancellor, Baroness Pauline Perry of Southwark along with footage of the University's various Centenary celebrations in 1992, including:

  • A dinner dance in Edric Hall featuring the Wurlitzer organ,

  • Honorary degree ceremony at Southwark Cathedral including Dame Betty Boothroyd receiving an Honorary Doctorate,

  • Student Engineering Product Design Show,

  • One Europe Dinner in the Tower Restaurant,

  • Wall-climbing robot,

  • Bomberg & His Students Exhibition including interviews with Miles Peter Richmond, Cliff Holden, Susannah Richmond, Philip Holmes, Dinora Mendelson, and Bernard Davies-Rees,

  • British Youth Opera Centenary Tribute Concert,

  • Centenary dinner at Baker's Hall

  • Service at Southwark Cathedral including a performance of 'Guadeamus for Trumpet and Organ' composed especially for the University's Centenary by Alan Gorb of the Royal Academy of Music and performed by members of the Royal Artillery Company,

  • Centenary Dinner at Mansion House

South Bank University

Vice-Chancellors and Directors

Black and white and colour photographs and a digital image of the following Vice-Chancellors or Directors:

Vivian Pereira-Mendoza (Director, 1965-1980);

Dr John Beishon (Director, 1980-1984);

Baroness Pauline Perry (Director, 1987-1992, Vice-Chancellor, 1992-1993);

Professor Gerald Bernbaum (Vice-Chancellor, 1993-2001);

Professor Deian Hopkin (Vice-Chancellor, 2001-2009);

Professor Martin Earwicker (Vice-Chancellor, 2009-2013).

Borough Polytechnic Institute