Item (12) includes a description of some of the drawings brought in for the Museum to select from. Funds continued to be a problem, and the Museum attempted to find a donor, asking Ernest Debenham, who declined.
Muirhead Bone campaigned persistently on Rothenstein's behalf and paid for an oil and three drawings through the Muirhead Bone fund. Three further drawings were presented by the artist when funds could not be raised from elsewhere.
The file includes correspondence with Rothenstein's brother, Albert Rutherston, regarding illustrations for a monograph on Rothenstein's work which he was editing. There is also general correspondence and enquiries, and lists of works and subject matter, papers regarding the acquisition of Rothenstein's portrait of Sir Ian Hamilton (purchased in 1939) and later correspondence with Rothenstein's son John, Director of the Tate Gallery, including regarding a memorial exhibition of his father's work (1950).
File includes an obituary of Rothenstein, who died in 1945 (3).