Robert Forrester papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

2 East London College diary notebooks, 1916, with photocopied typed transcript (n.d.); Manuscript notes (n.d.); Manuscript copy of statement to Middlesex Appeal Tribunal, 30 Mar. 1916 (n.d.); 2 letters to his parents (10 May 1916, 12 May 1916); 2 letters in shorthand (9 Oct. 1916, 8 July 1917); Manuscript notes explaining cipher in letters (20 Aug. 1917); Manuscript notes explaining rules for local prisons (1 Oct. 1916); Sketch plan of Wormwood Scrubs (n.d.); Diary, 7 July-29 Aug. 1919 (n.d.); Typescript letter to Major H. J. C. Gibson [June 1916]; Discharge certificate (31 July 1919); Copy of application to Teddington Local Tribunal (25 Feb. 1916); 8 issues of The Friend, Vol. LVI, Nos. 5-7, 17 and 25-28 (4-18 Feb. 1916, 28 Apr. 1916, 23 June-14 July 1916); 3 issues of The C.O.'s Hansard, Nos. 9, 22 and 30 (2 Nov. 1916, 17 Mar. 1917, 24 May 1917); 4 issues of The Tribunal, Nos. 8, 140, 157 and 167 (11 May 1916, 9 Jan. 1918, 22 May 1919, 24 July 1919); Press cuttings (8 Mar. 1916, 12 Apr. 1916); Pamphlet Why I Am A Conscientious Objector by Walter Ayles (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert William Forrester was an absolutist

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs M. M. Peacock (daughter). See CO/FAU Correspondence File.

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed