Papers of James Ramsay Macdonald and Bailie George Kerr of Glasgow. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Acc.13461

Dates

  • 1895-1970s. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.43 linear metres (Whole)
    28 files

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers provide an insight into the personal and political relationship between James Ramsay Macdonald (1866-1937) and Bailie George Kerr of Glasgow (fl.1860-1942) over a period of nearly three decades. They also illustrate the development of the early Socialist movement in Scotland, trade unionism and Glasgow local politics. As well as letters of James Ramsay Macdonald, the archive includes correspondence of prominent Socialists such as John and Katherine Bruce Glasier and leading figures of the Labour movement such as Ernest Bevin.

  • Appraisal

    All items have been retained.

  • Arrangement

    The papers have been arranged into the following series:

    1-12 James Ramsay Macdonald

    13-17 Early Socialism

    18-26 Papers of George Kerr

    27-28 Miscellaneous

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Other Finding Aids

    An inventory is available.

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