- Barker, Ambrose George, 1859-1953
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- Ambrose George Barker manuscript material : 1 item, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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Ambrose George Barker, English writer and revolutionary Socialist. He wrote a work on the coinage of Walthamstow (1911), a history of the Walthamstow Working Men's Club (1933) and a biography of Henry Hetherington, radical publisher (1938). Barker was an an active propagandist for anarchism and atheism from 1880 to 1953. He founded the Stratford Dialectical and Radical Club in 1880, which introduced Socialism to East London (cf. Meltzer, A. I couldn't paint golden angels). To H. Buxton Forman, bibliographer and forger : 1 autograph letter signed ; 14 Sep 1899 (S'ANA 0995), offering a copy of T. J. Hogg's The memoirs of Prince Alexy Haimatoff (1813), which Shelley had reviewed.
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