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This showcase highlights a selection of written documents which have been digitised and are available online via this catalogue.

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William Beveridge memorandum on LSE, 1935 (BEVERIDGE/5/4)

"Reflections on the School of Economics", memo by W H Beveridge, 30 October 1935
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Booth; Charles (1840-1916); shipowner and social commentator

The Charles Booth Online Archive contains the catalogue of the Booth papers, together with digitised versions of the survey’s poverty maps (1898-9) and several survey notebooks.
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Rochdale Equitable Pioneers' Society Ltd

Rule book of the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers' Society Ltd, 1877
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Fabian Society minute books, 1883-1954 (FABIAN SOCIETY)

Meetings minute book, 24th October 1883-6 July 1888
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Ionian Bank: Foundation papers, 1837-1842 (IONIAN BANK/1/1)

Foundation papers, including prospectus, regulations and resolution establishing the bank
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Ionian Bank: Court of Directors minute books, 1839-1917 (IONIAN BANK/3/1-12)

The Court of Directors was responsible for the formulation and development of bank policy and strategy. The minutes record resolutions on matters such as the appointment of directors and managers, the opening of new branches and agencies, and changes in the administrative structure of the bank.
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Round about a Pound a Week: household account books showing the weekly expenses of a group of working class mothers and housewives in Lambeth, London, 1909-13

Account book of Mrs Harwood of 15 Catherine Street, Vauxhall Walk, 1910-11
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Street Life in London, 1877 (SR 1146)

Digitised version of book featuring a series of articles by the journalist Adolphe Smith and photographs by photographer John Thomson.
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