Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC8/2/3/1-134
TitleCorrespondence of Austen Chamberlain and James Louis Garvin relating to the composition, publication and reception of the biography of Joseph Chamberlain
Extent136 items
Date1915-1934
DescriptionCorrespondence, arranged in approximate chronological order, to Austen Chamberlain [son of Joseph Chamberlain], James Louis Garvin [biographer of Joseph Chamberlain] and their colleagues from various individuals including associates and relatives of associates of Joseph Chamberlain relating to enclosure of material for use in the biography, and correspondence relating to the publication and reception of the biography; with press cutting and printed material
Including /1 Letter from Sir Alfred Dale [son of Dr Robert William Dale] relating to enclosure of correspondence of his father, 1915; /5 Letter from Myra L. Bunce [daughter of John Thackray and Rebecca Bunce] relating to enclosure of correspondence of Joseph Chamberlain for use in biography, 1915; /41 Letter from H. Ketteringham [his father was employed as a foreman mechanic in Nettlefold and Chamberlain, Birmingham screw manufacturers] relating to recollections of Chamberlain whilst at Nettlefold, 1920; /45-47 Correspondence with Frances Martineau [wife of Russell Martineau] relating to provision of material for use in biography, 1920; /48 Typescript copy letter from Edward Nettlefold [relative of Joseph Chamberlain] relating to background material concerning Chamberlain's association with Nettlefold, 1920; /98 Letter from Sir Harold F. Wilson [formerly Private Sec to Joseph Chamberlain] offering congratulations on the second volume of the biography, 1933; /131 Typescript memorandum, 'Some Recollections of Joseph Chamberlain', from Arthur Kenrick [brother-in-law of Joseph Chamberlain], nd [late 19th-early 20th century]
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/63 oversize press cutting in need of repair and separate storage