Violet Martineau, Sophia Lonsdale and the League to Abolish Poverty : small archive of items [Manuscript Letters and pamphlets]

Martineau, Violet. Lonsdale, Sophia. League to Abolish Poverty

Published by League to Abolish Poverty, 1934-1936, 1934
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All items are in a very good condition, with some dulling and fading evident as with age. The League to Abolish Poverty material has some slight edge tears. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further images and additional bibliographic information available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; A small, but unique collection of items relating to Violet Martineau, Sophia Lonsdale and the League to Abolish Poverty. Contents: autograph letter signed by Violet Martineau to a "Dear Miss Fell" -- autograph letter signed by Alice M. Humphrey to "My Dear Violet" -- Sophia Lonsdale funeral service programme, November 19th, 1936 -- typed letter signed by D. Binton Riddett, Hon. Sec. on headed "League to Abolish Poverty" notepaper, addressed to A. C. Garrad, 3rd May 1934 -- 2 League to Abolish Poverty pamphlets. Subjects: Poor -- Poverty -- Poor laws -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century. Notes: Sophia Lonsdale was the author of 'The English poor laws : their history, principles, and administration. Three lectures given at the University Settlement for Women, Southwark' (85p., London : P. S. King and Son, 1897) and an 8-page pamphlet, 'The evils of a lax system of out-door relief : a paper read at the third meeting of the Charity Organisation Conference held at Cheltenham, April 30, 1895.' Violet Martineau compiled 'Recollections of Sophia Lonsdale' (London : Murray, 1936). Paperback Kg. 0 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 219850

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Title: Violet Martineau, Sophia Lonsdale and the ...

Publisher: League to Abolish Poverty, 1934-1936

Publication Date: 1934

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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