Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: Ben Turner - Manuscript Poems

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Title: Ben Turner - Manuscript Poems

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS Ben Turner

Date: 1937

Size and medium: 1 volume

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/365169 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Description

Manuscript and typescript copies of 12 of Ben Turner's poems (held in one gold box). The volume also includes a manuscript copy of a letter to Dorothy Una Ratcliffe, dated 2nd November 1937, concerning the sending of the poems to Ratcliffe by Turner, 2 photos of Sir Ben Turner, 1 news cutting about Sir Ben Turner from Who is Who 1935 and 1 letter from N. E. Turner to Mr Symington.

Administrative or biographical history

Sir Ben Turner (1863-1942) was an English trade unionist and Labour Party Member of Parliament for Batley and Morley. He was a founder member of the INdependent Labour Party in 1893.

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