Minutes, 1916-1918

Scope and Content

One handwritten volume, which includes minutes of the General Board, Executive Committee, subcommittee, shareholders quarterly and annual meetings, from 5 July 1916 to 24 December 1918. 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. A letter dated 3 December 1918 from the Parliamentary Committee of the Co-operative Congress acknowledging receipt of letter concerning the publishing of Food Notes in the Co-operative News is loose in the volume.