Papers collected by Beatrice Webb during her service on the ReconstructionCommittee. They consist of official documents, letters and typescript notesin standard Webb slip format, concerning employment, national registrationand women's work and employment.
WEBB BEATRICE 1858-1943 NEEPOTTER
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- ReferenceGB 97 COLL MISC 0849
- Dates of Creation1917-1918
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionOne folder
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The role of the Reconstruction Committee involved '...surveying andunravelling the whole tangle of governmental activities' introduced duringWorld War I (1914 - 1918). It was established in early 1917 but by July 1918had been disbanded, Webb reporting that its '...machinery was too rickety tosurvive'.
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