Originally published in 1935, this volume marks the centenary of the University Pitt Club at Cambridge. It provides a concise history of the Pitt Club, beginning with its foundation as a Tory dining club to honour William Pitt and then moving through the key events of the next hundred years. Illustrative figures are also provided, including a floor plan of the Club Rooms on Jesus Lane, together with a list of Officers and Committees. This is a fascinating book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in the development of the Pitt Club and the history of Cambridge University.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
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Table of Contents
Preface M. R. James; Introduction F. H. H. Clark; 1. Pitt clubs, and the foundation of the University Pitt Club at Cambridge in 1835; 2. 1841-3: U. P. C. rooms at 29 Trinity Street; 3. 1843-66: U. P. C. rooms at 74 Bridge Street (All Saint's Passage); 4. 1866-1900: U. P. C. rooms in Jesus Lane, before their enlargement; 5. 1900-14: The development of the club rooms in Jesus Lane; 6. 1914-35: The Pitt Club during and after the war; 7. List of officers and committees: 1835-1935.