Correspondence and papers of Stanley Baldwin at Agricultural Offices, Town Hall, Manchester, and later correspondence relating to the early days of the Northern Horticultural Society

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to the proposal and setting up of a Society for Horticulture in Manchester


List of names of people who might be interested in the new society, one manuscript, one typescript, c.1945

Agenda for a public meeting to be held in Oct 1945

Report of a conference re the formation of the society on 17 Jul 1945

Copy minutes of a meeting of individuals interested in the formation of a horticultural society to be known as ‘The Northern Counties Horticultural Society’, 4 Sep 1945

List of names of persons to be invited to the preliminary meeting in connection with the proposed Northern Counties Horticultural Society, 17 Oct 1945

Minutes of a meeting re proposed society, 11 Oct 1945

List of persons present at a meeting for the proposed society, 6 Nov 1945

Draft of [?annual] report or article for Northern Horticultural Society journal, c.1958

Proposed rules for the society, c.1945

Letter from Stanley Baldwin to the Secretary of the Northern Horticultural Society, Jun 1979, enclosing this file of papers

These papers had been removed from their original file and may have been re-sorted or amalgamated, prior to cataloguing in 2014, however most appear to be Baldwin’s