Artwork of James Vincent Glover

Scope and Content

Collection includes artwork for draft adverts for various Co-operative societies and other organisations. These include the Co-operative Wholesale Society, Thomas Robinson & Son Ltd, Rotherham Co-operative Society Ltd, Shepshed Co-operative Provident & Industrial Society Ltd, Travco, B.S. Andrews Ltd Clothiers, and the Monotype Corporation.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Vincent Glover was a layout artist at Balloon Street, Manchester in the 1950s. This was the headquarters of the Co-operative Wholesale Society. His artwork includes draft adverts for packaging, pages from magazines and newspapers, and also leaflets and flyers advertising various products.


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Access Information

All open materials, can be viewed by previous arrangement, Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. Contact the Archivist at: National Co-operative Archive Co-operative College Holyoake House Hanover Street Manchester M60 0AS

Other Finding Aids

No finding aids

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Files containing paper documents

Archivist's Note

Description compiled July 2008- January 2009 by Sarmistha Mukherjee, Volunteer, National Co-operative Archive.

Custodial History

Artwork donated to the National Co-operative Archive in his memory by his wife, Doreen and son Ian October 2004.


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