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Major Accessions to Repositories 1994 relating to Labour History

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British Library of Political and Economic Science

  • Fabian Society: election leaflets of candidates for the London County Council Election of 1892 and returns to the questionnaire issued as Fabian Tract No 26, Questions for London County Councillors (COLL MISC 0839)
  • Sir Sydney Olivier: International Socialist Workers Conference Zurich, minutes of the British section, notes and drafts of a report on the conference and a list of the delegates by organisation and name 1893 (COLL MISC 0829)
  • Fabian Society: ephemera relating to School Board elections and the 1902 Education Bill, replies to a questionnaire about the constitution of School Boards, Town or Urban District Councils and Boards of Guardians in 1899 (COLL MISC 0832)
  • Richard Mudie Smith: catalogue of the Daily News Sweated Labour Exhibition at the Queens Hall May 1906; correspondence with Cadbury Bros of Bournville about forced labour in Angola, San Thome and Principe 1906-08 (COLL MISC 0851)
  • F Keeling: correspondence, official print and statistics, press cuttings, reports and leaflets rel to juvenile employment, labour exchanges and employment committees in England and Ireland 1911-21 (COLL MISC 0841)
  • John Robert Riding: photocopies of papers of the Peckham and Camberwell branches of the Independent Labour Party, incl annual reports for Peckham 1928-30, and circular letters for both branches, the South London Federation and the Camberwell Branch of the Communist Party; summary list and biographical notes on J.R.Riding and his mother, Esther Riding 1923-30 (COLL MISC 0867)
  • London and Greater London Council for the Prevention of War: minute book 1925 (COLL MISC 0830)
  • Walter McLennan Citrine, Baron Citrine of Wembley, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress: additional diaries, photographs, travel guides and trade union material 1932-46 (CITRINE V)
  • International Marxist Group: ephemera, conference papers and cyclostyled journals, circulars and publications of other organisations incl Red Camden and Am Phoblacht c1969- 86 (IMG)

Churchill Archives Centre

  • George Russell Strauss, Baron Strauss, Labour MP 1929-79: unpublished autobiography (STRS)

Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library

  • Jack Brocklebank, Agricultural Workers Union leader: papers, 1940s-80s
  • Hull Communist Party: records, 1950s-80s.

Liverpool University Archives Unit

  • National Union of Seamen: correspondence,agreements, minutes, press cuttings, etc rel to the Cunard Steamship Co., 1959-90 (D 626)

National Library of Scotland, Department of Manuscripts

  • William Hamilton, Labour MP for West and Central Fife: political, literary and personal correspondence and papers, 1936-92 (Acc 10951)
  • James Ramsay MacDonald, Prime Minister: political articles 1910, 1919 (Acc 11026)

National Library of Wales, Department of Manuscripts and Records

  • Megan Lloyd George: over seven hundred letters, 1940-57, from Philip Noel-Baker, Labour politician, together with related papers, incl letters from her father David Lloyd George c1910-18 (NLW MSS 23254-68)

Swansea University Library Archives

  • Workers Educational Association, South Wales: annual reports, 1916-36 (1994/35)
  • Case studies in industrial relations, 1965-71 (1994/13)
  • Miners strike: minutes, accounts and correspondence for Abergwynfi, Ammanford, Blaengwynfi and Neath areas, 1984-85 (1994/30)
  • Transcript of trial of miners for incident at Port Talbot docks during miners strike 1985 (1994/32)
  • Aneurin Bevan, statesman: speeches, newspaper cuttings, interviews, collected by Prof David Smith, historian and critic, in course of writing biography c.1945-73 (1994/7)
  • Ness Edwards, MP: papers incl "A Rebels Testament", "A Brief History of Ness Edwards" and some Penallta miners lodge minutes, 1927-83 (1994/17)
  • Alwyn Skinner: personal papers rel to the Spanish Civil War 1934-86 (1994/20)
  • Cymric Federation Press: ledgers, examples of work carried out for National Union of Mineworkers, 1920-87 (1994/1)
  • Penallta and Taff Merthyr Miners Lodges: records, 1941-91 (1994/29)

Post Office Archives

  • Derek John Carter (1939-1993), Post Office employee: papers, incl some rel to the Union of Communications Workers (POST 105/1-143)

Warwick University Modern Records Centre

  • Political and social ephemera: topics include the General Strike in Oxford, demarcation in shipbuilding, working agreements in the building industry, British Union of Fascists, the iron, steel and allied industries in 1879, 1880, 1886; Committee of 100 and other radical ephemera (MSS 21)
  • NATSOPA: Governing Council minutes, 1912-72, Journal, 1919- 75, correspondence files; London Machine Branch and chapel minutes (MSS 39)
  • Society of Graphical and Allied Trades, SOGAT 82: records (MSS 39)
  • Professor Richard Hyman: additional research and political papers, incl Conference of Socialist Economists, International Socialism, 1975-80, Sheffield City Council industrial relations procedures, Coventry Toolroom Agreement (MSS 63, 84)
  • National Guild of Telephonists: papers of H.D. Hughes as official mediator, NGT and UPW 1965-67 (MSS 90)
  • Oil and Chemical Plant Constructors Association: papers of National Joint Council for the Engineering Construction Industry, 1987-89, National agreement papers 1982-8, files rel to informal negotiation with unions and site agreements 1960-85 (MSS.91)
  • Transport and General Workers Union: records rel to General Strike, industrial relations in bus industry, especially London Transport, docks, ICI, Ford Motor Co, fisheries; relations with other unions (disputes, negotiations, amalgamations); road haulage; J.L. Jones Office papers as General Secretary (MSS 126)
  • National Union of Seamen: records, incl general meetings papers 1911-91, Executive Committee minutes 1959-67, Finance and General Purposes Committee minutes 1953-68 and other committee papers, outletters of senior officials 1975- 85, circulars 1934, 1938-39, 1946-85, branch minutes, 1947- 85, agreements, 1917-79, correspondence with selected companies, c1960-85, The Seaman, 1912-70 (MSS 175)
  • Furniture, Timber and Allied Trades Union: reports, journals, bulletins 1915-40, 1948-80; papers rel to NUFTO/Woodcutting Machinists amalgamation 1971; rules and working agreements; additions to Boilermakers and Shipconstructors printed series; papers rel to British Caledonian Airways staff issues (MSS 192)
  • British Clothing Industry Association: labour agreements in the waterproof garment industry 1937-79 (MSS 222)
  • Society of Civil and Public Servants: papers rel to a review of its structure, organisation and operation, carried out by Peter Fairbrodier and Bob Fryer, Department of Sociology University of Warwick 1979-80 (MSS 232)
  • Engineering Employers Federation: circulars 1940-69; microfilms of correspondence with index 1960-71; wages enquiries 1924-28, 1950-60; enquiries 1950-82 (incomplete); statistical series 1914-70 (MSS 237)
  • National Union of Public Employees: papers for Executive Committee meetings c1975-82; ambulance service records, incl last minute book of National Ambulance Staffs Association; Standing Commission on Pay Comparability cases; 1978 pay claim, 1979 strike; press releases, posters and publications (MSS 281)
  • Tom Mann, labour leader: correspondence (several hundred items) 1906-49; diaries, notebooks, compilation albums, pamphlets, photographs and press-cuttings (MSS 334)
  • Dr A Femer, IRRU: industrial relations material rel to Post Office Telecoms and British Rail (MSS 336)
  • T Lewis: notes on militant meetings, conferences, and seminars, pamphlets, newsheets and flysheets 1970s-80s (MSS 341)
  • Joe Steele, Coventry shop steward: papers rel to the Coventry aircraft industry c1939-1945 (MSS 344)

Local Repositories in England

Cambridgeshire County Record Office, Huntingdon

  • St Neots Industrial Cooperative Society: records 1883-1982 (Acc 4289)
  • Electrical Association for Women, Peterborough branch: records 1974-87 (Acc 4313)

Derbyshire Record and Derby Diocesan Record Office

  • Derbyshire Miners Association: rules, financial records 1909-20 (D4036)
  • NALGO, Derby branch: minutes and other records 1920-82 (D4046)
  • Derby Municipal Officers Association: minutes 1914-24 (D4046)

Durham County Record Office

  • Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians: records, 20th cent (D/X 1075)

Essex Record Office

  • General Municipal Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union: minutes and papers 1918-92 (D/Z 160 addl)

Colchester and North East Essex Branch Record Office

  • General Municipal Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union: Harwich branch records 1916-88 (D/Z 258)

Hereford Record Office

  • ASLEF, Hereford branch: minutes, letter books and other records 1894-1984 (BG 95)

Rochester upon Medway Studies Centre

  • F Hall, local secretary of National Union of Railwaymen, Chatham: out-letter book, 1934-35 (DE 371)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Blackpool and District Association of National Union of Teachers: minutes 1891-1978 and attendance register 1972-76 (DDX 2042)

Hackney Archives Department

  • Diane Abbott, MP: constituency correspondence c1986-90 (1994/3&13)
  • Workers Circle Friendly Society: additional records 1935-60 (D/S 612/6)

National Museum of Labour History

  • Communist Party of Great Britain: records, 1943-90
  • Labour Party: records incl records on Labour and the Black Electorate and the Militant Tendency
  • Labour Party Manifesto Group: papers, minutes and correspondence, 1976-92
  • Jo Richardson, Labour MP: papers 1949-90, incl minutes and correspondence of the Labour Party Tribune Group and the Victory for Socialism Campaign

Bury Archive Service

  • Electrical Association for Women, Whitefield Branch: additional miscellaneous correspondence 1973-84 (GEW 018)

Birmingham City Archives

  • Paul Mackney, political activist: additional records of International Socialist Movement, Troops Out newsletters, papers of Birmingham United against Motorway Plans (BUMP) 1970s-80s (MS 1591, addnl.)

Knowsley Libraries Reference and Information Services

  • Huyton Labour Party, St Bartholomews Ward: minutes, accounts, etc 1949-75 (KA26/C)

Northumberland Record Office

  • Northumberland Labour Party: minutes and other records 1923- 85 (NRO 4415)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Greater Nottingham Co-operative Society: additional records rel to branches 20th cent (DDGN; 4715, 4754, 4758)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Factory Inspectorate: register of sickness caused by industrial processes, Tyne and Wear 1914-55 (G/FI)
  • North Eastern Co-operative and local and regional societies: records 19th-20th cent, incl Felling Industrial Co-op 1917-59, Gateshead Industrial Co-op 1902-71, North Shields Industrial Co-op 1867-1972 (2844, 2852, 2866)
  • Amalgamated Engineering Union, Sunderland district: committee minutes 1947-69
  • Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians, North East Region: general admissions 1870-1945, Newcastle branch minutes 1979-88 (2909)
  • National Society of Painters, Blaydon and Newcastle branches: records 1930s-60s (2909)
  • Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners, Whitburn Branch: contribution book 1929-51 (2909)

Warwickshire Record Office

  • Rugby trade union records incl branch minutes of Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers, 1865-1994; National Amalgamated Society of Operative House and Ship Painters and Decorators 1904-13; National Society of Painters 1936- 1950

Local Repositories in Wales

West Glamorgan County Archive Service

  • Alltwen and Pontardawe Co-operative Society records 1888- 1907 (D/D Co-op All)
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