JPW Mallalieu Labour Party campaign material Item
1937-1977Leaflets and adverts for Joseph Percival William Mallalieu's General Election campaigns for the Labour Party for the Huddersfield, and later Huddersfield East, constituencies. The file also includes two editions of The Huddersfield Citizen newspaper, one of which is a Special Edition promoting Mallalieu's 1945 General Election campaign, and two leaflets for Rita Mallalieu's election campaign for the Buckinghamshire County Council elections on 5 May 1977.
Parliamentary Debates: House of Commons Official Reports and House of Lords Official Reports Subseries
2 Sep 1939-5 Sep 1939House of Commons and House of Lords Official Reports collected by JPW Mallalieu MP. These reports cover the outbreak of the Second World War. The specific reports included are: House of Commons Official Reports Volume 351, Nos 160-163, and House of Lords Official Reports Volume 114 Nos 104-108.
Index of constituents' cases Item
1945-[c 1970s]Index of the individual cases of constituents sent to JPW Mallalieu as MP for Huddersfield (1945-1950) and Huddersfield East (1950-1979). For each case the index contains: a case number; name of the person/group, occassionally with a contact number; brief description of the subject or issue raised; and sometimes details of the outcome.
Invitations, seating plans and orders of ceremonies Item
1947-1980Invitations, seating plans and orders of ceremonies for events that Joseph Percival William Mallalieu attended in numerous capacities, but mostly as Labour MP for Huddersfield and later Huddersfield East constituencies. The file includes: an invitation to an afternoon party at Buckingham Palace on 10 Jul 1947; an invitation to a private view and reception at the Tate Gallery of the opening exhibition of South African art on 28 Sep 1948; an invitation and seating plan for a Luncheon as part of the visit of Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, and the Duke of Edinburgh to Huddersfield on 26 Jul 1949; an order of service for a service in memory of Aneurin "Nye" Bevan at Westminster Abbey on 26 Jul 1960; an order of service for the funeral of Arthur Gardiner at Huddersfield Crematorium on 8 Jul 1971, with JPW Mallalieu's speech notes for the oration that he gave during the ceremony; an order of proceedings and seating plan for a ceremony to mark the bicentenary of the United States of America at Westminster Hall on 26 May 1976; a menu for the Kikrless Metropolitan Council Civic Ball on 14 Jan 1977; an order of service for a service of thanksgiving for the life and work of Edward Lancelot Mallalieu, knight, QC at St Margaret's Church, Westminster on 18 Mar 1980; and an order of proceedings and menu for the presentation of The Honorary Freedom of the Borough of Kirklees to Sir William Mallalieu at Huddersfield Polytechnic University on 27 Jan 1980, with handwritten notes that may have been JPW Mallalieu's speech notes for the event.
Various notes and letters received or written by JPW Mallalieu Item
1963-1979Correspondence sent to Joseph Percival William Mallalieu and rough notes written by Mallalieu while MP for Huddersfield East. The correspondents includes; a letter from Harold Wilson that references Huddersfield Town football players; a letter from Michael Foot expressing his worry for Mallalieu's situation and suggesting advice; at a copy of a letter from Jim Callaghan dated 31 Mar 1979 thanking Mallalieu for his letter and expressing disapointment that 'we shall not see you back'.
Personal papers Subfonds
1927-1992Personal papers of Sir Joseph Percival William Mallalieu and his wife Lady Rita Mallalieu. The papers include personal correspondence and family history records, photographs of JPW Mallalieu with his family and friends and in his role as an MP, newspaper cuttings concerning his political career, and records concerning Lady Rita Mallalieu's life and career.
Personal and family correspondence Item
28 Jan 1927-31 Jan 1980Correspondence sent or received by Joseph Percival William Mallalieu to/from his friends and family, including: a letter dated 28 Jan 1927 sent by Wilfred Wood to 'Master Percival & Master Richard' concerning news 'since they left Lockwood for school; a letter dated 12 Apr 1935 from the Evening Standard confirming Mallalieu's appointment; a letter dated 26 Mar 1940 from the Daily Express confirming Mallalieu's appointment; a letter c1945 from Mallalieu's colleagues at the Daily Express enclosing fish knives as a wedding present; an undated letter from Michael Foot MP thanking Mallalieu for his last letter; a letter dated 15 Feb 1961 from Tyne Tees Television Ltd offering Mallalieu the job of Chairing a programme discussing the qualities of leadership in front of an audience of school leavers; a letter dated 27 Oct 1975 from the National Union of Journalists welcoming Mallalieu to life membership of the Union; letter dated 30 Dec 1977 sent to Mallalieu's son Ben concerning family news; letters dated 1979 from and to Peter Blackburn enclosing a cartoon strip drawn by Peter; a letter dated 11 Dec 1979 from (Alderman) Clifford Stephenson congratulating Mallalieu on being made Freeman of Kirklees; a letter dated 13 Nov 1979 sent by Mallalieu to Nuffield Orthopedic Centre enquiring about the timing of his hip operation; and a letter from JPW Mallalieu's sister thanking him and Rita (Mallalieu) for their weekend together.
Mallalieu family history Series
20th centuryArticles and resources concerning the history of the Mallalieu family and the Saddleworth area
Tales of Delph Item
c1970sSecond Edition. Concerns the history and stories from the village of Delph, now part of the the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, but historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire. JPW Mallalieu was born and grew up in Delph.
The Saddleworth-American Connection Item
1979Contains biographical information about members of the Mallalieu family who emigrated to the United States of America in the 19th century