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Rowntree archives

We have the archive of the Rowntree company (confectioners), together with its predecessor Henry Isaac Rowntree & Co, the Rowntree Associated Companies and additional company records owned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.  We also hold the archives of the Rowntree Trusts, founded by Joseph Rowntree in 1904: the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the associated Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust, the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust and the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust.

We also hold a wide range of Rowntree family archives, including the archive of Joseph Rowntree, philanthropist, and that of his son, the social researcher and industrialist Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree.  The archive of Lawrence Rowntree has been catalogued separately.

Other collections with significant links to the Rowntree family, company and Trusts, include,

Records of the Rowntree-Lavers Follow Up Surveys

Records of The Rowntree Society