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Papers of Mrs Hannah Maria Mitchell (1871-1956) J. P. of Manchester, Labour Councillor
Papers of Mrs Hannah Maria Mitchell (1871-1956) J. P. of Manchester, Labour Councillor
1906-1955
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Correspondence 1906-1955; Publications of the Suffragette Fellowship 1944; Newspaper cuttings 1907-1953; Miscellaneous papers 1930sRelated Material:The minutes of the Manchester branch of the Independent Labour Party, 1902-1919 are also in the Library (ref GB127.M42)'The Hard Way Up' edited by Geoffrey Mitchell, Faber and Faber, 1968 (ref 923.242Mi1)Place:/Manchester/Manchester/Lancashire/England
Title:
Papers of Mrs Hannah Maria Mitchell (1871-1956) J. P. of Manchester, Labour Councillor
Date of work:
1906-1955
Reference number:
GB127.M220
Level of description:
Fonds
Custodial history:
Hannah Mitchell was a suffragette, going to prison for three days for her part in a demonstration at Belle Vue in 1908. She became a Labour Councillor for Newton Heath in 1924 and a magistrate in 1925. The Library also has her typescript autobiography (MS 920.7 M65) which was edited by her grandson, Geoffrey Mitchell, as The Hard Way Up in 1968.
Source:
The papers were given to the Library in c 1936 (M220/1) and 1956 (M220/2-5) by her son, F.G. Mitchell.
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7191661
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