WILLIAM EDWARD TATE

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Consists of books and material written by W E Tate 1904 - 1969 including note books 1904 - 1969; illustrations 1904 - 1969; publications by other authors 1904 - 1969; postcards, photographs and prints 1904 - 1969; correspondence 1904 - 1969; lectures 1904 - 1969; album containing reviews, letters and newspaper articles 1904 - 1969; note books 1934 - 1968; materials published by other authors 1934 - 1968; broadcast scripts 1934 - 1968; curriculum vitae 1934 - 1968; newspaper cuttings and articles 1934 - 1968; lecture notes 1934 - 1968; glass negatives 1934 - 1968; correspondence and private papers 1934 - 1968; photographs 1934 - 1968material collected by Tate relating to Warton, Lancaster and Milnthorpe, Westmorland including correspondence 1779-1899; accounts 1735-1896; deeds 1617-1842; wills 1735-1887; sundry papers 1782-1858

Administrative / Biographical History

William Edward Tate was born in 1902. He left school at 15 and attended teacher training college in 1920, gaining his certificate in 1922. He was appointed headmaster of a village school, possibly Sneyd School, Burslem, Stoke on Trent, in 1926. He produced a number of periodical articles and books including The Parish Chest.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for consultation

Note

Compiled by Zoe Watson, June 2004

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist