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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)NC5/3
TitleItems relating to Neville Chamberlain's election as Lord Mayor of Birmingham
Extent22 items
Date1916-1917
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DescriptionItems relating to Neville Chamberlain's election as Lord Mayor of Birmingham including sheets of signatures supporting his nomination, two letters supporting his nomination and miscellaneous items. A letter from a soldier relating to his experiences during the First World War is also included.

The file contains the following items:
/1: Illuminated copy of Resolution of Birmingham City Council regarding Neville Chamberlain's election as Mayor
/2: Illuminated copy of Resolution of Birmingham City Council regarding Neville Chamberlain's resignation as Mayor
/3: City of Birmingham 'Description of the Arms & Supporters' (printed)
/4-18: Sheets of signatures from Council Members requesting Chamberlain to stand for the position as Lord Mayor of Birmingham in 1916.
/19: Resolution of Birmingham and Midland Institute congratulating Chamberlain.
/20: Letter from W.L. Barber, Sardon House, Bristol Road, Edgbaston, [Birmingham] to E.V. Hiley [Hiley, Sir Ernest Varvill (1868-1949) town clerk]. Requests his name to be added to list asking Chamberlain to continue as Lord Mayor for another year.
/21: Letter from Thomas Quinney, Frankley Lodge, Northfield, Birmingham to E.V. Hiley. Requests his name to be added to list asking Chamberlain to continue as Lord Mayor for another year.
/22: A. Chadwick, B Company 14 Worcester, R.N.D. Division, British Expeditionary Forces, France. Letter from soldier relating to his experiences in the war.
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