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Seidel, Robert

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 613
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Seidel, Robert
Date(s): 1890
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Seidel | Robert | 1850-1933 | German socialist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in Kirchberg, Saxony 1850, died in Zurich, Switzerland 1933; from 1867 active in the workers' movement in Saxony; to escape mobilization in 1870 he fled to Switzerland and participated in the Swiss labour movement ever since; editor of the Züricher Arbeiterstimme and other periodicals; elected as a member of the cantonal and municipal council of Zurich in 1896 and 1898 and of the Swiss national parliament in 1911.


Scope and content/abstract:

An English manuscript translation, 1890, of Robert Seidel's work Der Achtstundentag.

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Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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Allied Materials

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The International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, holds a copy-book with letters by Seidel 1881; and letters from Eduard Bernstein 1879-1924, Karl Kautsky 1884-1930 and Wilhelm Liebknecht 1876-1899.

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Date(s) of descriptions:
1999-09-03 Simon McKeon 2001-07-31 Sarah Aitchison

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