Biography and History

Sydney Ansell Gimson followed his father into the family engineering firm and became president of the Leicester Secular Society in 1883. He was the brother of Ernest Gimson (1864-1919), a noted English architect and furniture maker.

Source: From the finding aid for C0761

  • Sydney A. Gimson Correspondence. 1876-1938 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0761

    Consists of 44 letters received by Sydney A. Gimson, elder brother of Ernest Gimson (1864-1919), the English furniture designer and architect. Many of the letters discuss lectures and meetings of the Fabian Society, a socialist group founded in 1884.