The Resource Albert Pickup papers

Albert Pickup papers

Label
Albert Pickup papers, 1973-1986
Title
Albert Pickup papers
Inclusive dates
1973-1986
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection includes photocopies of newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs documenting the political, personal, and religious lives of Albert and Jeanie Pickup. Much of the collection is dedicated to Albert Pickup's political activities in England as well as his tenure as Mayor of Burnley. The couples' marriage, membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and life as foster parents is also discussed in the collection
Biographical or historical data
Albert Pickup was born in 1916 in Darwin, England. He joined the Army in 1940 and upon returning home he began his political career. In 1948 he abandoned his loyalties with the Labour Party and joined the Conservatives. That same year he became a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He married Jeanie Finlay Walker in January 1959 in London, England. In 1978 he was elected Mayor of Burnley, becoming the first Mormon to hold the position. Albert Pickup remained politically active until his death in 2006.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Albert Pickup papers
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (0. 08 linear feet)
Governing access note
Open for public access
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
These items were donated to Special Collections in 1987.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373765970
Type of unit
folder
Label
Albert Pickup papers
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (0. 08 linear feet)
Governing access note
Open for public access
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
These items were donated to Special Collections in 1987.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373765970
Type of unit
folder

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