Date of Creation:
1884 - 1961
|Scope and Content:|
|Extent:||3.33 linear metres|
|Site Location:||London Metropolitan Archives|
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|Custodial History:||The records of Toynbee Hall were decimated by war damage; one wing of Toynbee Hall, including the library, received a direct hit during the Second World War.|
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|Access Restrictions:||These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions|
|Arrangement:||The records have been sorted into an order which reflects divisions between the different functions and operations of the organisation and its administration.|
Further records of Toynbee Hall can be found at reference ACC/2486. Personal papers of Canon Samuel Barnett including correspondence, sermons and lecture notes have also been deposited in the LMA, reference F/BAR.
Records of other settlements held at the LMA include the Lady Margaret Hall Settlement (A/LMH) and the Mary Ward Settlement (LMA/4524).
For a detailed account of the history of Toynbee Hall searchers should consult J.A.R. Pimlott: "Toynbee Hall Fifty Years of Social Progress 1884-1934" (London Dent 1935).