Scope and Contents
Press cuttings, letters, photographs, handbills, reports and other items taken from three albums relating to Sedgwick's trips of 1910 and 1912, and to his activities in trying to persuade private and public bodies and individuals to support juvenile emigration in the Empire. In the first box is a summary list and description of the preservation work carried out on the collection.
- 1910 - 1914
- Sedgwick, Thomas E, 1929 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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Biographical / Historical
Thomas Sedgwick (d. 1929) was a vigorous advocate of juvenile emigration. He led a party of fifty British boys to New Zealand in 1910 to carry out farm work, and took a further fifty boys to Ontario in 1912.
.08 cubic metre(s) (8 archive boxes) : paper
Language of Materials
The collection was comprised originally of three albums, numbered 1, 2 and 4 (no. 3 was missing). The pages have been removed from the albums, placed in plastic sleeves, and stored in box-files.
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 35. Nine photographs in the collection are described at Y3011LLL in the photograph catalogue.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Thomas E. Sedgwick, 1928.
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection level description was created by RAS.
Sedgwick, Thomas E, d 1929
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