SHERWELL ARTHUR JAMES 1863 - 1942MP

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Translations of temperance reports, articles and books from Germany, Denmark,Russia, and Sweden. Also reference notes, copies of letters and presscuttings on the temperance movement.

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Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur James Sherwell, 1863 - 1942, MP and Temperance campaigner.

Sherwell was born in London and educated privately. From 1906 to 1918 he wasLiberal MP for Huddersfield. Prior to Parliament he was occupied in sociologicaland politico-economic studies and literary work.

His publications include:

  • Life in West London (1897)
  • The Drink Peril in Scotland (1903)
  • The Russian Vodka Monopoly (1915)
  • State Purchase of the Liquor Trade (1919)
  • The Temperance Problem and Social Reform (1899)
  • The Taxation of the Liquor Trade (1908)
  • Public Control of the Liquor Trade (1903)
  • British Gothenburg Experiments (1901)
  • State Prohibition and Local Option (1900)

Arrangement

52 bound volumes

Conditions Governing Access

CLOSED

Acquisition Information

Sherwell, Mrs

Other Finding Aids

Printed handlistavailable.

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