Minutes, 1921-1924

Scope and Content

One handwritten volume with lock (open) which includes minutes of the General Board, Executive Committee, subcommittee, shareholders quarterly and annual meetings, from 5 February 1921 to 16 July 1924. The minutes of the final meeting have been cut from another volume and pasted at the end. 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: undated handwritten note on the move to fortnightly board meetings because of the increased expenditure on propaganda meetings, handwritten undated notes for the general manager’s report to a meeting, Report and Balance Sheet of the National Co-operative Publishing Society for three months ending 27 March 1920 and six months ending 24 September 1921.