Dated notebooks, 1934-8: daily events, cinema-going, work and unemployment, social criticism from a left point-of-view.
Frank Forster Diaries
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 MSS.364
- Dates of Creation1934-1938
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description[ not recorded ]
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Frank Forster was born in 1910 in Saltney, Cheshire. He was intermittently employed as a casual labourer, having previously worked in horticulture, and as a fitter's mate. With a strong leftwards political consciousness, he was involved in the work of the local Communist Party and the Left Book Club.
Reference: Finding aid for MSS.364
Conditions Governing Access
Access : Open
An authority file exists for Frank Forster (GB 152 AAR0905).
The diaries were purchased by the Centre in 1995.