Hampstead Humanist Society

Scope and Content

Papers of the Hampstead Humanist Society (1922-2015), including: minutes, 1939-2015; annual reports and accounts, 1966-2015; newsletters, 1962-2015; lectures, 1922-1947; scrapbooks, 1962-2012.

Early material (1906-1926) is catalogued with the British Humanist Association Archive, reference: BHA/3/3/1-2.

Administrative / Biographical History

Hampstead Humanist Society was established in 1900 as the Hampstead Ethical Society. The Society was affiliated with the British Humanist Association. At a Special General Meeting on 6 September 2015 a unanimous motion was passed to terminate the Society.


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Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposited with Bishopsgate Institute by Edward Holden, Chair of the Society, on 6 October 2015.

Other Finding Aids

Adlib catalogue and copy of handlist available in researcher's area.

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Grace Biggins.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying and digital photography (without flash) is permitted for research purposes on completion of the Library's Copyright Declaration form and with respect to current UK copyright law.