Papers relating to the 1918, 1922 and 1935 general election

Scope and Content

This file consists of papers relating to the 1918, 1922 and 1935 general elections. There are also various documents relating to the early period of the Co-operative Party. The records include documents outlining educational schemes on the political work of the movement, leaflets and correspondence relating to the general elections, circulars relating to Party policies, documents relating to the proposed Co-operative Index Number, newspaper cuttings and discussion documents. There are also leaflets relating to the Co-operative Party Candidates William Horsley (Prestwich), W H Brown (Mossley), T W Mercer (Moss Side), William M Cornes (Holyrood), Mr John Downie (Dumfriesshire), Robert Gunn (East Perthshire)and Tom Myers (Stretford).