Small group of papers and biog. notes, incl. re The economic illusion (3 letters from G.D. H. Cole), text of Total employment , Burston spanner leaflets.
Arthur Pearson Ibbott Papers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Arthur Ibbott (1866-1955) lived at Oxhey for most of his married life, where he established a small Independent Baptist, later Free Church, of which he was superintendent. Originally a Liberal, he later became an active member of the Labour Party. In his business career he was particularly association with Wetcarbonizing Ltd., Westminster (1912-22), and the Burston Spanner Co. As Arthur Bertram, Ibbott published In Darkest Christendom (and a way out of the darkness) (London, 1919), and The Economic Illusion (London, 1924).
Reference: Finding aid for MSS.186.
Conditions Governing Access
Access : Open
An authority file exists for Arthur Pearson Ibbott (GB 152 AAR0949).
The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1978 by Miss K.G. Brown and Miss G.V. Ibbott.