Papers of Beatrice and Sidney Webb, including Beatrice Webb's diaries and correspondence 1835-[1985]

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Papers of Beatrice and Sidney Webb, including Beatrice Webb's diaries and correspondence, 1835-[1985]

Papers of Beatrice and Sidney Webb, including Beatrice Webb's diaries and correspondence 1835-[1985]

126 boxes, 13 volumes and outsize material

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Mackenzie, Norman, fl 1939-1986

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Norman MacKenzie was a student at LSE, 1939-1943. He became the Assistant Editor of the New Statesman , 1943-1962, and then the Director of the School of Education at the University of Sussex in 1962. MacKenzie edited The letters of Sidney and Beatrice Webb (Cambridge University Press, 1978), and went on to edit (with Jeanne MacKenzie) The diaries of Beatrice Webb (Virago, London, 1982-5). The letters were acquired from a variety of sources, mostly indicated in the collection. From t...

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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

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H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from f...

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For a biographical history of Sidney and Beatrice Webb, see the description for the Passfield personal papers (Ref: Passfield). From the guide to the Album of photographs of cooperative shops in Leningrad, given to Sidney Webb, 1934, (British Library of Political and Economic Science) Married Sidney Webb (1859-1947), later Baron Passfield, in 1892. Epithet: social reformer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Desc...

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University of London.

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Epithet: political scientist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x000167 Graham Wallas, 1858-1932, was born in Sunderland and educated at Shrewsbury School and Corpus Christi College, Oxford, where he obtained a second class in Literae Humaniores in 1881. After leaving Oxford, he became a schoolmaster, 1881 - 1890, University Extension Lecturer, 1890, Lecturer at the London School of Economics, 1895-1923, L...

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Formerly the National Committee for the Promotion of the Break Up of the Poor Law. Arthur Balfour (1848-1930), Prime Minister 1902-1905, set up a Royal Commission under Lord George Hamilton (1845-1927) to look into the Poor Law of 1832. The Act was considered to be too severe, it was no longer universally applied and was open to abuse. The Local Government Act of 1929 established a revised approach to the conditions of the poor. From the guide to the National Committee for the Preven...

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Booth, Charles, 1840-1916

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Charles James Booth was born the son of a Merseyside coal merchant on 30 March 1840. He was educated at the Royal Liverpool Institution and became apprenticed to a trading company, Lamport and Holt. Charles went on to set up a steamship company trading between Liverpool and Northern Brazil. Beyond his commercial aspirations, Charles wished to do something for the under-privileged of Victorian England and he joined the Birmingham Education League, founded to promote secular education...

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Herbert, Auberon Edward William Molyneux, 1838-1906.

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Webb, Martha Beatrice, 1858-1943, wife of 1st Baron Passfield, social reformer and historian

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Beatrice and Sidney Webb pooled their respective talents into writing joint works on economic and social issues. They spent 25 years researching and writing their nine-volume English Local Government from the Reformation to the Municipal Corporations Act (Longmans and Co, 1906-1929, and produced other relevant works on the poor law and social relief. For a biographical history of Sidney and Beatrice Webb, see the description for the Passfield personal papers (Ref: Passfield). From th...

Simon, E. D. (Ernest Darwin), 1879-1960

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Sir Ernest Darwin Simon, 1st Baron Simon (created 1947), engineer, Lord Mayor of Manchester, 1921-1922, Liberal M.P., 1923-1924 and 1929-1931, Chairman of Council of Manchester University, 1941-1957, Chairman of the BBC, 1947-1952. From the description of Diary notes [manuscript]. 1925. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225848507 ...

Labour Representation Committee (Great Britain : 1900-1906)

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Prince of Wales's Fund

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Webb, Sidney James, 1859-1947, 1st Baron Passfield, social reformer and historian

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Beatrice and Sidney Webb pooled their respective talents into writing joint works on economic and social issues. They spent 25 years researching and writing their nine-volume English Local Government from the Reformation to the Municipal Corporations Act (Longmans and Co, 1906-1929, and produced other relevant works on the poor law and social relief. For a biographical history of Sidney and Beatrice Webb, see the description for the Passfield personal papers (Ref: Passfield). From th...

Working Men's College (London)

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Robson, William A. (William Alexander), 1895-1980

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William Alexander Robson, 1895-1980, was a student at the London School of Economics, gaining his BSC (Economics) First Class Honours in 1922, PhD in 1924 and LLM in 1928. He saw active service as a Lieutenant in the Royal Flying Corps and RAF during World War One and was called to the Bar in 1922. He did not practice law for long, however, becoming a lecturer at LSE in 1926 and then a Reader in Administrative Law from 1933 to 1946. He was made a professor in 1947 and continued at the school unt...

Chamberlain, Joseph, 1836-1914

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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...

International Socialist Congress of Vienna, 1914

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City of London College

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Haldane, R. B. Haldane (Richard Burdon Haldane), Viscount, 1856-1928

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Richard Burton Haldane served as a member of Parliament (1885) and was appointed to the War Office in 1905. After the World War I, he served on the Privy Council. In 1924, he served briefly as Lord Chancellor in the First Labor Government. From the description of Letter to Francis Rawle, 4 February 1918. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234337844 Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane of Cloan (1856-1928) was a distinguished scholar, university adminis...

Reconstruction Committee, 1916-1918, Machinery of Government Committee

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Department of Justice

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Home Office

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Board of Education

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Fabian Society, Fabian Summer School

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Addison, Christopher Addison, Viscount, 1869-1951

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Martin, Kingsley, 1897-1969

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Basil Kingsley Martin (1897-1969) was born in Hereford in 1897 and schooled in the city, in South Africa and at Millfield. After serving in France (1917-18), he spent three years (1919-22) at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he developed his early interest in socialism. Fellowships at Princeton University (1922-23) and at Magdalene College (1924-25) allowed him to pursue research published in 1924 as The Triumph of Lord Palmerston, a study of Press manipulation of public opinion to make an un...

Turin, Lucia, fl 1890

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Fabian Society, New Fabian Research Bureau

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