Minutes, 1894-1898

Scope and Content

One handwritten volume, which includes minutes of the Committee from 26 June 1894 to 5 April 1898 (partial minutes of final meeting, with line drawn through). 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 newspaper article concerning alleged libel in the Norwich and District Co operative Herald, published by the Co-operative Newspaper Society, card to admit bearer to tea at the Co-operative Newspaper Society’s Conference, London 23 February 1918 with name and address of representative from Willsden & District Co operative Society handwritten on reverse.