Walter Summerbell papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

National Registration Card (1915); Booklet Socialist Precepts (n.d.); Typescript letter from Thomas Summerbell (16 Oct. 1916); Manuscript letter from Thomas Summerbell (30 Jan. 1910); 3 typescript letters from Philip Snowden (22 Oct. 1920, 3 May 1921, 22 Sep. 1927); Manuscript letter from Philip Snowden (n.d.); 13 photographs (1916-1937); Typescript charge sheet (2 June 1916); 2 manuscript letters from Ethel (n.d.); 2 typescript letters from the House of Commons (9 Nov. 1927, 13 Jan. 1928); Typescript statement signed upon exemption from military service and upon being given permission to take up exceptional employment (30 May 1918); Manuscript letter from Wilfred Wellock (25 Feb 1927); Typescript letter from Wedgwood Benn (4 Mar. 1927); Typescript letter to Rose Rosenberg (11 Feb. 1924); 2 typescript letters from Rose Rosenberg (17 Mar. 1927, 8 Nov. 1927); 2 manuscript letters from Ramsay MacDonald (16 Mar. 1921, n.d.); 2 typescript letters from Ramsay MacDonald (11 Oct. 1921, 2 May 1923); 2 typescript letters from Robert Smillie (8 Feb. 1921, 23 Aug. 1926); Typescript letter from unknown correspondent (3 Aug. 1921); 2 manuscript letters from V. H. Rutherford (24 Mar. 1921, 15 Sep. 1921).

Administrative / Biographical History

Walter Summerbell, a conscientious objector and member of the Independent Labour Party, was employed on the Home Office Work Scheme at Wakefield.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs J. Bolton (daughter).

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed