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Huddersfield Foreign Library Society Archive
The collection records the names and literary interests of immigrants to Huddersfield, mostly from Europe, in the mid nineteenth century and comprises the administrative documents including letters, minutes of meetings, membership records including subscription books, membership cards, receipts, fines, balance sheets, catalogues, letters and advertising documents.
  • HFL/1

    Minutes Series

    1851-1870
    Including first General Meeting 5th April 1851, Rules for management of the Society, List of Subscribers.
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  • HFL/2

    Membership Series

    1851-1870
    Documents relating to the membership of the Foreign Library including subscribers, members tickets subscription list.
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  • HFL/3

    Financial Series

    1851-1870
    Includes receipts, fines,cash book and Treasurers records.
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  • HFL/4

    Book Stock Item

    1851-c1860
    Includes catalogues and rules, lists of missing books, suggestion for books and book review
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  • HFL/5

    Letters Series

    1851-1871
    Includes letters and letters from letter book individually conserved.
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  • HFL/6

    Advertising Documents Series

    1855-1860
    Items relating to annual meeting 1855, details of subscription, addendum to catalogue.
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