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PAINE, Thomas (1737-1809)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0372 PAINE
Held at: Bishopsgate Institute
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Full title: PAINE, Thomas (1737-1809)
Date(s): 1812-1928
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Bonner | Hypatia Bradlaugh | 1858-1935 | freethinker and radical


Administrative/Biographical history:

No further information at present.


Scope and content/abstract:

Collection of material relating to the life and work of Thomas Paine collected by Hypatia Bradlaugh-Bonner, including: letters to Hypatia Bradlaugh-Bonner regarding Thomas Paine's works, lectures by Bradlaugh-Bonner and a dinner of the Thomas Paine Natural Historical Association,1909 - 1928; four notebooks and one essay on the subject of Thomas Paine, by Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner, and a memorandum by a "J.H." on the difficulty of accuracy re: the life of Thomas Paine, 1909-1910; pamphlets, 1810-1909; photographs, postcards and prints, c1905; and press cuttings, 1812-1923. (1812-1928).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The collection is divided into five sections:
PAINE/1: Correspondence
PAINE/2: Notes
PAINE/3: Pamphlets
PAINE/4: Photographs and Postcards
PAINE/5: Press cuttings

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Documents cannot be photocopied at present. Digital photography (without flash) is permitted for research purposes on completion of the Library's Copyright Declaration form and with respect to current UK copyright law.

Finding aids:

Handlist available; ADLIB catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Possibly deposited with the Charles Bradlaugh collection.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Stefan Dickers.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
1 March 2007

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