George Booth papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Ministry of Munitions documents, with summary notes (Apr. 1915-Apr. 1917); War Department documents, with summary notes (9 Dec. 1914-31 Mar. 1918); 15 documents relating to Russia, with summary notes (8 July 1915-7 May 1918, n.d.); 10 miscellaneous documents, poems, cartoons and press cuttings, with summary notes (1918, 1947, n.d.); 5 documents relating to the United States of America, with summary notes (May 1916-Aug. 1917, n.d.); Typescript recollections "The Great War" (n.d.); 63 manuscript and typescript letters to G. M. Booth from the Board of Trade, the War Offce, the Ministry of Munitions, the Treasury, various companies and individuals, including David Lloyd George, Arthur James Balfour, General Minchin and Lord Curzon, with summary notes (21 Aug. 1914-6 Jan. 1919, 8-14 Oct. 1952); Book A Man of Push and Go: The Life of George Macaulay Booth by Duncan Crow (1965).

Administrative / Biographical History

George Macaulay Booth (b. 1877) was Deputy Director of Munitions Supply, 1915-1918

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed