Minutes, 1901-1902

Scope and Content

One handwritten volume, which includes minutes of the Committee from 26 June 1901 to 30 December 1902. The volume includes newspaper cuttings on some of the meetings along with letters, and notes referred to in the meetings pasted onto pages. Subjects discussed include the running of the Co-operative News and printing work done for other organisations, sales of newspapers and advertising, publicity, organisation of employees’ picnics and social events, news coverage of and attendance at co-operative events and correspondence with clients. Loose papers: printed Education Bill amendments (undated) suggested by the Parliamentary Committee of the Co-operative Congress, circular concerning Municipal Garden Cities Housing Reform conference to be held in Manchester 1 March 1902, envelope addressed to Mr J Fitzgerald of Newton Heath postmarked 4 March 1902, Co-operative Union circular dated 18 January 1902 offering space in the Co-operative Congress exhibition, Exeter 1902, Co operative Newspaper Society Report & Balance Sheet for the quarter ending 28 December 1901, Co-operative Newspaper Society Report & Balance Sheet for the quarter ending 28 June 1902, Co-operative Newspaper Society Notice of quarterly shareholders meeting 22 February 1902, Co-operative Newspaper Society Notice of quarterly shareholders meeting 16 August 1902 (with pencil list of names and shorthand note on reverse), programme of General Committee meeting 4 June 1902 (two copies, one with shorthand notes of expenses on reverse), programme of General Committee meeting 16 August 1902, circular letter from Co-operative Union dated 18 June 1902 offering advertisements for insertion in the Congress Report, programme for Co-operative Union North Western Section Huddersfield District Co operative Association conference 29 November 1902 with attached slip to admit S Wood, the Co-operative Newspaper Society delegate, letter from Co-operative News office to Mr Fitzgerald concerning delegation to Leigh Society dated 4 March 1902, letter from Co-operative Union dated July 1902 concerning delegates to the meetings of the International Co-operative Congress, letter from Burnley Co operative Society dated 16 June 1902 requesting further share capital, envelope from the Co-operative Union addressed to The Committee, Newspaper Co-operative Society Ltd, two lists of names, one with shorthand note., letter from Co-operative Printing Society dated 23 September 1901 requesting a delegation to discuss recent correspondence.