Minutes, 1879-1882

Scope and Content

One handwritten volume, which includes minutes of the Executive Committee and Shareholders quarterly meetings, in chronological order from the Executive Committee meeting held on 25 February 1879 to the Executive Committee meeting held on 12 September 1882. 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 paper: Co-operative News cutting on quarterly shareholders meeting [1881].