Chamberlain, Joseph, 1836-1914

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1836-07-08
Death 1914-07-02
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Joseph Chamberlain was born in 1836; he was educated at University College School, and at the age of sixteen moved from London to Birmingham to join his uncle's screw manufacturing business, Nettlefold and Chamberlain; he became a member of the Birmingham Education Society, the National Education League, and was chairman of the Birmingham School Board [1868-1873]; he was a member of Birmingham Town Council [1872-1880], being Councillor for St Paul's Ward and Mayor [1873-1876]; he was MP for West Birmingham [1876-1914]; President of the Board of Trade [1880-1885]; President of the Local Government Board [1886]; Secretary of State for the Colonies, [1895-1903]; Chancellor of the University of Birmingham [1901-1914]; and Lord Rector of Glasgow University. He died on 2 July 1914

From the guide to the Joseph Chamberlain, Letters Additional of, [1860]-1993, (University of Birmingham, Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections)

British politician, Mayor of Birmingham, 1873-76. President of the Board of Trade, 1880-85, Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903.

From the description of Papers [microform]. 1895-1903. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222592349

British statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : 40 Prince's Gardens, S.W., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1897 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125364

Joseph Chamberlain, British Statesman. Austen Chamberlain (1863-1937), son of Joseph and half brother of Neville Chamberlain, Secretary of State for India.

From the description of Letters, 1899-1922. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41417225

Epithet: industrialist, politician

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000412.0x000173

Joseph Chamberlain was born in 1836. He was educated at University College School, and at the age of sixteen moved from London to Birmingham to join his uncle's screw manufacturing business, Nettlefold and Chamberlain. He became a member of the Birmingham Education Society, the National Education League, and was chairman of the Birmingham School Board (1868-1873); he was a member of Birmingham Town Council (1872-1880), being Councillor for St Paul's Ward and Mayor (1873-1876); he was MP for West Birmingham (1876-1914); President of the Board of Trade (1880-1885); President of the Local Government Board (1886); Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903); Chancellor of the University of Birmingham (1901-1914); and Lord Rector of Glasgow University; he died on 2nd July 1914.

Reference: University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department, Online Archive Catalogue (http://calm.bham.ac.uk/DServeA/). Accessed May 2002.

From the guide to the Joseph Chamberlain Collection, 1819-[late 20th century], (University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections Department)

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Subjects:

  • Great Britain Politics and government 1837-1901
  • Russo--Turkish War, 1877-1878
  • Screw industry Great Britain
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • Great Britain Politics and government 1901-1910
  • Great Britain Foreign relations 1937-1901
  • Politics--Late 19th-early 20th century
  • Politics and culture England
  • Home rule--Ireland
  • Great Britain Colonies
  • Municipal government England Birmingham
  • Politicians England
  • Politicians--Great Britain--Correspondence

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