Papers and records of Leeds School Board and Leeds Education Committee

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Register of continuous tenancies, 1930s-1950s; (2) Acknowledgement of rights, ca.1915-1950s; (3) Journal, 1927-1938; (4) Miscellaneous reports, registers, minutes, and yearbooks; (5) Record cards

Administrative / Biographical History

The Leeds School Board was formed in 1871 as a result of W.E. Forster's Education Act of 1870 which aimed to provide state elementary education for most children. The Leeds Education Committee was formed as a result of A.J. Balfour's Education Act of 1902.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of an unknown donor

Note

In English