Archive Report

April 2009
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Apr2009, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p130
Academic Journal
A report characterising the contents of archives with materials relating to the Chartist movement in Great Britain is presented. The papers of the Newcastle, England native, Chartist, and newspaper editor W. E. Adams, which are located in the Moscow, Russia State Archives is described. A study of how the Adams papers came to be archived in Russia is described. A copy of "The Chartist Penny Almanack, for the Year 1844 is considered. This work, which was published in Darlington, England, was analysed by the historian Malcolm Chase in the Autumn, 2008 issue of "Cleveland History." The papers of the Chartist, labour activist, and poet John Bedford Leno are also described.


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