JOHN WILLIAM FL 1904-1914 ILP MEMBER AND JOURNALIST

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers including letters from J. Ramsay MacDonald (1866-1937), Bruce Glasier (1859-1920) and Labour Leader, mainly concerning Germanyand reflections between German socialists and the British Labour Party before 1914.

Administrative / Biographical History

John William

John William was a Independent Labour Party member from Methyr Tydfil. From1904 to 1914 John lived in Hamburg employed by the American Express Company.In Germany he became the official representative of the British Labour pressand wrote for the Labour Leader and Daily Citizen. During the war he wasinterned in Germany. Released in 1918, he settled in London with his wifeClara and their daughter Gwen.

Arrangement

5 sections

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Acquisition Information

Christie's

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Printed handlistavailable

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