COLEGATE SIR WILLIAM A 1883 - 1956

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Diaries covering his life during the period 1908 - 1917:

  • Volume 1. 26th October 1905 - 24th April 1908.
  • Volume 2. 25th April 1908 - 21st January 1917.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir William Arthur Colegate 1883 - 1956.

Sir Arthur Colegate was educated at University College London and went on tobecome a civil servant before becoming a director of Brunner Mond and Countil 1927. He was also a director of British Overseas Stores Ltd andpresident of the Industrial Property Committee of International Chamber ofCommerce 1925 - 1929.

He was the Conservative MP for the Wrekin division of Shropshire 1941 - 1945and the Conservative MP for the Burton division of Staffordshire 1950 - 1955.Sir Arthur Colegate was also a Fabian Society member and a research assistantto the Webbs.

Arrangement

The diary has been arranged in chronological order in two bound volumes.

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Acquisition Information

Colegate, Isobel

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