Agenda book

Scope and Content

One handwritten agenda book with loose documents: postcard from H Slatter dated 15 June 1901 concerning attendance at events, postcard from George Jacob Holyoake dated 14 June 1901 concerning appointment of Mr Wood, telegram from Dudley Society dated 5 March 1901 concerning use of printing block of premises, letter correcting information on patenting of Climax Check System, printed paper by Fred E Dodson on Advanced Education for the working classes dated May 1901, letter from The Linotype Company Limited dated 1 September 1901 seeking testimonies for their machines with enclosed example, part of letter on sugar production, memorandum from the co-operative Insurance Society dated 25 September 1900 offering thanks for the use of the Board Room, notes of a meeting of the Oldham Industrial Society branch of the Amalgamated Union of Co-operative Employees undated, letter from Accrington & Church Industrial Co-operative Society Educational Department dated 15 June 1901 concerning the submission to the Duke of Devonshire of the views of co-operators on the Education Bill, notices for the ninth annual Co operative Demonstration for the Midlands, September 1901, letter from Hartlepools Co-operative Society dated 16 March 1900 concerning the meagre report of the Society’s Demonstration, letter from Manchester Grammar School dated 3 December 1900 thanking the Society for agreeing to supply the school with electric current free of charge for the school’s Conversazione. Notices to convene the General Committee and quarterly meetings from November 1894 to May 1901 are pasted into the volume.