Jack Foister collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection CO 032
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, a press cutting, and printed material

Scope and Content

Manuscript statement (n.d.); Press cutting from The Labour Leader, with photocopy (n.d.); Issue of The Tribunal, No. 15 (29 June 1916); Manuscript copy of diary, 1919 (n.d.); Manuscript recollections (n.d.); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (July 1976).

Administrative / Biographical History

Jack Foister (b. 1893 in Cambridge) was educated there at St Catherine's College. A conscientious objector, he was sent to Harwich Redoubt and France, sentenced to death, which was commuted, and later rejected the Home Office Work Scheme.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Jack Foister. See CO/FAU Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tapes 377 and 388: interview recorded with Peter Liddle (July 1976).