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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC6/3/2/1-48
TitlePapers relating to the provision of compulsory education in Massachusetts and Britain, education legislation [1895], and the National Education League
Extent51 items
Date1867-[early 20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence, copy correspondence and transcripts of correspondence between Joseph Chamberlain, his political colleagues and individuals associated with educational reform [including officials from Massachusetts] relating to a comparison between the education systems in Massachusetts and Britain, the establishment of the National Education League, Chamberlain's teaching experiences in Birmingham, and education legislative reform; with memoranda, printed material [including Government publications], and an envelope
Including /1-20 Correspondence with Dr Frederick Temple [Headmaster, Rugby School], Charles Francis Adams [MP], and J. White [Sec, Board of Education, Masschusetts] relating to provision of compulsory education in America, 1867; /23-24 Memoranda by Joseph Chamberlain relating to 'The Payment of School Fees in Denominational Schools' and his programme for the 'National Society for the Promotion of Universal Compulsory Education', 1867; /27 Letter from representatives of Birmingham Heath and Smethwick Working Men's Club thanking Chamberlain for manner in which he taught his English literature class, 1870; /35-37 Transcripts of correspondence with Sir Michael Hicks Beach [1st Earl St Aldwyn: MP; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1895-1902] relating to voluntary school funding, with letter from John J. Jenkins to Chamberlain, 1895; /40 Letter from Walter Long [MP] relating to education reform, nd [1896]; /42 Government publication, 'Elementary Education Bill. Draft of Clause A', 1896; /43 Government publication, 'Elementary Education Bill. Draft Clause B', 1896; /44 Government publication, 'Memorandum on the Education Bill', Cabinet, 1896
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