Minutes, 1882-1888

Scope and Content

One handwritten volume, which includes minutes of the Executive Committee from the 19 September 1882 to 26 October 1888. The volume includes newspaper cuttings on the board meetings and Shareholders meetings. The volume includes newspaper cuttings on some of the meetings along with letters, and notes referred to in the meetings either loose or 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: scrutineers’ analysis of votes for the committee of 1877/8, Co-operative News report of Shareholders’ meeting 27 November 1875, handwritten secretary’s notes of meetings dated 1874, 1875 and 1876.