Tourists and Booking Clerks- Information for Family Historians in the Thomas Cook Archives

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Paul Smith, company archivist of Thomas Cook UK & Ireland, offers a general account of the holdings of the Thomas Cook Archives, with particular reference to records that might prove useful for family historians, such as staff magazines, contracts of employment and passenger lists. The talk also provides a brief history of the Thomas Cook organisation, and explains the importance of its archives for anyone, from academics to film producers, with an interest in the history of travel since the mid-19th century.

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Language English
Place United Kingdom
Lesson Owner The National Archives
Skill Level Intermediate
Lesson Creation Date 30 July 2010
Presenter Paul Smith

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