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Labour Research Department papers and background papers, 1917-1942, 1917-1921

MS. Eng. c. 6216
Held at the Weston Library

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(fols. 1-88) miscellaneous Labour Research Department papers of Arthur Greenwood, 1921-1942, comprising (fols. 1-84) papers, 1921-1926, on unemployment including:

  1. (fols. 5-58) notes of meetings between Lloyd George and representatives of the General Council of the TUC (including Arthur Greenwood) to discuss unemployment, Oct. 1921
  2. and (fols. 59-68) Unemployment Insurance. Principles of Labour Policy. Evidence submitted by Arthur Hayday MP, Arthur Greenwood and Ernest Bevin. (Trades Union Congress and Labour Party, 1926)
  3. (fols. 85-88) memorandum by Arthur Greenwood on 'The Labour Party and the Future', c.1941-1942

(fols. 89-249) background papers, 1917-1940, comprising:

  1. (fols. 89-118) papers concerning trade boards, 1917-1921
  2. (fols. 119-177) papers concerning agricultural working practices, 1920-1922
  3. (fols. 178-214) papers concerning deportations to Ireland, 1923
  4. (fols. 215-240) papers on West Prussia and Germany's lost eastern territories, July 1927
  5. (fols. 241-249) Labour Party memoranda on 'The Link', an Anglo-German organisation suspected of pro-Nazi sympathies, 1938-1940


  • Creation: Creation: 1917-1942
  • Creation: Creation: 1917-1921


249 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 6216

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