Edwin Scrymgeour Collection Box 4

Scope and Content

Papers of Edwin Scrymgeour (E.S.) including:

Correspondence with National Citizens' Council, Glasgow, concerning debate "Should Whiteinch go dry?" in Whiteinch Burgh Hall, 1920
(National Citizens' Council formed to educate public on provisions of 1913 Act)

Dundee Y.M.C.A. Men's Bible Class: Jubilee of Mr William Stewart's Leadership 1876-1926 – souvenir booklet

Socialism: pamphlet produced by National Prohibitionist & Reform Party, written by Rob. Stewart, n.d. (c. 1913)

Copies of The Scottish Prohibitionist (later The Prohibitionist) Nov 1908 & Nov 1916

General correspondence, incl. requests for help regarding pensions, missing person searches, etc., c. 1928-31

Correspondence with Bone Dry Canada Political Party – refers to its passing of a Scrymgeour Appreciation Resolution, 1931

Letter from Jas. Graham, Edinburgh to E.S.: refers to Bathgate and Armadale I.O.G.T. – all agreed only practical method of solving liquor traffic problem was by prohibition, 3 Feb 1932

Returns of "working-class citizens of Dundee" who agree to subscribe to Prohibitionist for 12 months, recognising present financial difficulties of paper, n.d.

Letter from Sec. of London and Home Counties Branch of Prohibitionist Party to E. S.: refers to apathy in Branch, many do not seem to realise it is a political party, 29 Oct 1928

Election notices – municipal and parliamentary elections, c 1910-14

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