• Title
    Howell, George (1833-1910)
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  • Scope and Content
    Papers of politician and writer George Howell (1833-1910), including the following: correspondence to and from Howell regarding various topics, 1865-1909; diaries, engagement diaries and accounts kept by Howell, 1864-1907; drafts of autobiographical works by Howell, 1896-1899; articles, pamphlets and press cuttings of material written by or regarding Howell, 1869-1909; biographical material including press cuttings, certificates, obituaries and election ephemera for the 1885, 1886, 1892 and 1895 election campaigns conducted by Howell in Bethnal Green and for general meetings featuring him and others, 1868-1910; photographs of Howell, the Howell family and associates and friends, n.d; research material collected by Howell for his work on Ernest Jones, including press cuttings, Jones' diaries, other miscellaneous papers and the cuttings of the work's serialisation in the Weekly Chronicle, 1839-1898; papers regarding Howell's Testimonial Fund, 1897-1904; papers and correspondence regarding the Howell Library Fund, 1903-1906; letters from Thomas Cooper to Thomas Chambers, 1848-1883; correspondence and papers regarding the administration of the Dowding Estate in Sussex (of which Howell was a trustee), 1904-1910; minutes, resolutions, motions, circulars, handbills and election reports of the Reform League, 1866-1868; reports, accounts, resolutions, circulars, branch records and other papers relating to the Plimsoll and Seamen's Fund Committee, 1872-1892; minute book (with accompanying correspondence regarding deposit) cuttings and notes relating to the General Council of the International Working Men's Association, 1866-1869; minutes and receipts regarding the Robert Applegarth Testimonial, 1910-1912; minutes and accounts of the Reform Demonstration Committee, 1884; printed minutes of the General Council of the First International, 1864-1868; press cuttings, reports and handwritten notes regarding annual meetings of the Trades Union Congress and the Parliamentary Committee of the Trades Union Congress, 1872-1890; reports on proceedings of meetings of various trade unions, 1834-1896.
  • Extent
    48 volumes, 17 boxes.
  • Language
    English (language)
  • Archival history
    The collection was deposited with the Bishopsgate Institute after Howell's death in 1910.
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