Correspondence and papers of J.H. Bell (pro tem chairman) and others, relating to the foundation and constitution of the Northern Horticultural Society

Scope and Content

Papers appear to be an amalgamation from various files and include

Typescript proposals for constitution for Council, undated

Secretary’s report, 1948/1949

Typescript annual report presented to the Northern Horticultural Society at the annual meeting, Mar 1950

List of persons invited to the preliminary meeting in connection with the proposed Northern Counties Horticultural Society to be held 6 Nov 1945

Suggested alterations to constitution submitted by Herbert Bell, undated [late 1940s]

Agenda for meeting of General Council, undated [late 1940s]

Typescript account of Conference on Rural Studies arranged by the Northern Horticultural Society, undated [c. late 1940s]

Printed copies of the Northern Horticultural Society constitution, undated [late 1940s]

Application form for membership sent following a public meeting held on 2 Mar 1946, at which the Northern Horticultural Society was formed

Request for support from the ‘Gardener’s Chronicle’, Nov 1949

Manuscript amendments to constitution and rules adopted at annual meeting, 26 Mar 1949

Draft constitution proposed by Mr Henshaw, undated

Typescript rules of the Northern Horticultural Society, signed by Charles Grey, Mar 1953

Rules and bye-laws of the Northern Horticultural Society, Mar 1953

Printed list of fellows and members of the Northern Horticultural Society, Feb 1953