Bill 138: A home for culture and science

1900s

Bill 138: A home for culture and science

Era: 

  • 1905 - 1914
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On April 16, 1912, Bill 138 formally establishing the ROM received Royal Assent to “provide a home for culture and science under the same academical roof”. Press coverage was slight owing to the sinking of the Titanic. There were to be five ROMs, each with a director. The Board of Trustees was established with Sir Edmund Walker as Chair.

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