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'The British Gazette' No. 1, 1926-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHC/6

Scope and Contents

Headlined 'First Day of Great Strike' but including only pages 1 and 4. Most articles discuss the trade unions strike (general strike) and its effects on food supplies, motoring, and postal services. Includes the list of Cambridgeshire civil commissioners and staff, and details of the day's broadcasting, including 'transmission from the London station of "Dido and Aeneas," an opera by Purcell, edited by Edward J. Dent and conducted by Percy Pitt.'


  • Creation: 1926-05-05


1 item(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Misc. 34/14

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Lady Clapham in 1946.

Finding aid date

2004-02-06 15:44:57+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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