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Major Accessions to Repositories 1997 relating to Twentieth Century Political History

National, Special and University

University Of Bristol Library

  • Michael Charles Stern MP: political and constituency papers 1983-97 (D.M. 1793)
  • Green Party (Scotland): records 1987-92 (D.M. 1796)

British Library Of Political And Economic Science

  • Brian Ashmore, Liberal Party member: corresp and papers 1945-71 (ASHMORE)
  • Richard Cockett, historian and journalist: papers rel to political think tanks 1980-90 (COCKETT)
  • Michael Meadowcroft (b1942) MP and writer: papers rel to Liberal Party (MEADOWCROFT)
  • Alfred Morris (b1928) MP: political papers (MORRIS)
  • Michael Joseph Oakeshott (1901-90), professor of political science: corresp and papers (OAKESHOTT)
  • Peter Tatchell, gay activist: corresp and papers 1995-96 (HALL-CARPENTER ARCHIVES)
  • Campaign for Homosexual Equality: further records 1974-96 (HALL-CARPENTER ARCHIVES)
  • Fabian Society (addnl): records 1930-49 (FABIAN SOCIETY)
  • Liberal Democrat Policy Department: corresp and papers 1989-94 (LIBERAL DEMOCRATS)
  • Progressive League (addnl): minutes, corresp and financial records 1992-95 (PROGRESSIVE LEAGUE)

Cambridge University Library

  • Ronald Gorell Barnes, 3rd Baron Gorell (1884-1963), author: corresp with authors and politicians (Add 9439)

Churchill Archives Centre

  • Harold Julian Amery, Lord Amery of Lustleigh (1919-97) MP: papers (AMEJ/closed)
  • Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett Amery (1873-1955) MP: papers (AMEL/closed)
  • Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher MP: papers (closed)
  • Richard Thorpe: papers rel to biography of Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel (THRP)

Institute Of Commonwealth Studies

  • Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett (1849-1902) MP: papers
  • Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett (1881-1926) MP and war correspondent: papers rel to Boer war, journalism and political career

House Of Lords Record Office

  • William Allen Jowitt, Earl Jowitt (1885-1957), lawyer and politician: corresp and papers (Hist. Coll. 421)
  • Sir John Dudley Robert Tarleton Tilney (1907-1994) MP: corresp and papers (HC Library MS 118)

The University Of Hull, Brynmor Jones Library

  • Sir Patrick Thomas Cormack MP (addnl): records c1990-97
  • Dr Edward Grant, left-wing activist: misc papers c1950-69
  • Roy Sydney George Hattersley MP: misc papers c1980-97
  • Kevin McNamara MP (addnl): records c1980-97
  • John Leslie Prescott MP (addnl): records c1980-97

Imperial War Museum, Department Of Documents

  • Colonel Charles Wesley Weldon McLean (1882-1962) MP: corresp rel to service in artillery and as MP

Liddell Hart Centre For Military Archives

  • Sir Frank Cooper, civil servant and industrialist (addnl): notes and papers rel to Northern Ireland and defence issues 1973-84
  • Commander Anthony Tosswill Courtney (1908-88): papers rel to the Soviet Union and the Monday Club

University Of Liverpool, Department Of Special Collections And Archives

  • David Anthony Llewellyn Owen, Baron Owen, politician: papers rel to co-chairmanship of the International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia 1992-95 (D.731)

Middle East Centre, St Antonys College, Oxford University

  • Alexander Henderson, Baron Faringdon (1850-1934) MP and financier: papers rel to National Bank of Turkey
  • Herbert Louis Samuel, Viscount Samuel (1870-1963), statesman: corresp (copies) as British High Commissioner in Palestine

National Library Of Ireland

  • Joseph Connolly (1885-1961), Irish politician and diplomat: corresp and papers

National Library Of Scotland, Department Of Manuscripts

  • John Gollan (1911-77), Communist leader: unpublished biography, audio tapes and notes (Acc 11479)
  • Democracy for Scotland campaign: minutes, corresp and papers 1992-97 (Acc 11497)

National Library Of Wales, Department Of Manuscripts And Records

  • Lloyd George family (addnl): papers incl corresp and papers of David Lloyd George and Gwilym Lloyd George (NLW MSS 23657-71)
  • Nicholas Ainger MP: constituency corresp and papers 1992-96 (Nick Ainger Papers)
  • Wayne David MEP: corresp and papers 1987-94 (Wayne David Papers)
  • Edward Clement Davies (1884-1962) MP, leader of the Liberal Party (addnl): personal and political papers (Clement Davies Papers)
  • James Griffiths (1890-1975) MP (addnl): papers (James Griffiths Papers)
  • Neil Gordon Kinnock MP: constituency corresp and papers 1988-95 ( Neil Kinnock Constituency Papers)

Public Record Office

  • Air Ministry (addnl): private office papers 1947-61 (AIR 19)
  • Ministry of Defence (addnl): private office files 1954-74 (DEFE 13)
  • Foreign Office (addnl): ministers and officials papers 1861-1950 (FO 800)
  • Home Office (addnl): private office papers 1876-1914 (HO 317)

Rhodes House Library

  • Winston Joseph Field (1904-69), Rhodesian farmer and politician: corresp and papers

University Of Southampton Library

  • George Edward Peter Thorneycroft, Baron Thorneycroft of Dunston (1909-94), politician: papers incl ministerial files (MS 278)

University Of Wales Swansea, Library And Information Services

  • Gomer Evans: personal papers incl records rel to West Carmathenshire Divisional Labour Party 1922-59 (1997/27)
  • TJ Jones of Natyfflyllon and Maesteg: papers rel to Independent Labour Party, Miners Welfare Association and Co-operative Society c1918-65 (1997/29)

Warwick University Modern Records Centre

  • Richard Howard Stafford Crossman (1907-74) MP and journalist (addnl): papers (MSS. 154B)
  • Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (addnl): minutes and papers 1982-98 (MSS. 181)

Local Repositories in England

Barnet Archives And Local Studies Department

  • Chipping Barnet Conservative Association: records incl minutes and accounts 1948-78 (MS 21109)
  • Hendon South Labour Party: election agents files 1990-94 (MS 21226)
  • Hendon South Liberal Democrat Party: records incl minutes 1950-72 (MS 21061)

Birmingham City Archives

  • Birmingham Club, Birmingham Conservative Club, Midland Conservative Club: records c1860-1990 (MS 2077)

Bolton Archives And Local Studies

  • Bolton (Bradford Ward) Conservative Club: minutes 1883-1925
  • Bolton East Ward Conservative Club Co Ltd: minutes and shareholders records 1900-62 (FDC)
  • Bolton and Westhoughton Conservative Association: records 1912-86 (FDC)
  • Bolton and Westhoughton Junior Unionist Association: minutes 1909-29 (FDC)
  • Bolton Womens Conservative Association: minutes and reports 1920-48 (FDC)

Bury Archive Service

  • Alistair James Hendrie Burt MP: political papers 1984-96 (GBT)

Cumbria Record Office, Barrow

  • Richard Assheton Cross (1823-1914), Viscount Cross, statesman: family papers 19th-20th cent (BDX 296)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Liberal (later Liberal Democrat) Party, High Peak constituency: records incl minutes 1977-84 (D4781)

Dorset Record Office

  • East Dorset/Poole Liberal Association: minutes 1920-59 (D.1511)
  • North Dorset Liberal Democratic Party: minutes and papers 1947-91 (D.1510)

Durham Record Office

  • Bearpark Womens Labour Party: records 1954-95 (D/X 1183)
  • Durham Constituency Labour Party: records 1971-83 (D/X 1183)
  • Sherburn Labour Party: records 1949-75 (D/X 1183)

Hackney Archives Department

  • Brian Charles John Sedgemore MP (addnl): constituency records 1991-95 (D/F SED7)

Hertfordshire Archives And Local Studies

  • Hertford and Stortford Conservative Association: records incl minutes 1883-1992 (Acc 3258)

Centre For Kentish Studies

  • Faversham Labour Party (addnl): records 1980-90 (U3272)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Robert James Atkins MP: constituency papers and corresp c1983-97 (DDX 2147)
  • Dame Mary Elaine Kellet-Bowman MP: constituency corresp (DDX 2067/closed)
  • Hervey Rhodes, Baron Rhodes (1895 -1987) MP: papers (DDRS)

London Metropolitan Archives

  • Hartley Booth MP: political papers and constituents corresp 1992-97 (LMA/4021/01 -02)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Hellesdon Labour Party: minutes and accounts 1949-63 (ACC 1997/157)

Oxfordshire Archives

  • Sir John Arthur Ransome Marriot (1859-1945) MP and author: papers (4305)

Plymouth And West Devon Area Record Office

  • Devonport Conservative and Liberal National Association: minutes 1946-73 (acc 2270)

Rochester Upon Medway Studies Centre

  • Andrew Rowe MP (addnl): constituency papers c1990-97 (DE578)

Sheffield Archives

  • David Blunkett MP (addnl): corresp and papers 1987-97
  • Conservative Party, Hallam constituency: Nether Edge ward records 1948-91

Somerset Archive And Record Service

  • Sir Henry Vaughan Berry (1891-1979), economist and administrator: papers rel to XYZ Club and the post-war reconstruction of Hamburg (A/BCU)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • James Frederick Rushbrook: papers rel to Fascism 1930-50 (HA557)
  • Bury St Edmunds Constituency Labour Party: minutes 1959-93 (GK503)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Lowestoft Conservative Association: records incl minutes 1925-83 (Acc 1127)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Sir Terence Higgins MP: corresp 1990-96 (Acc 10,839)
  • Sir Peter Horden MP: papers 1990-96 (Acc 10,944)

Tyne And Wear Archives Service

  • Sir James Melville MP: papers incl letters 1910-79

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Alfred Roy Wise (1901-74) MP: corresp rel to Rugby constituency (CR3410)

City Of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Cities of London and Westminster Conservative Association: ward minutes 1987-97 (Acc 2031/closed)

Wiltshire And Swindon County Record Office

  • Sir John Michael Fleetwood Fuller (1864-1915) MP and Lt-Colonel Charles Herbert Fleetwood Fuller of Jaggards and Neston Park, Corsham: deeds, political and personal diaries and papers rel to a visit to Russia 1638-1932 (1196)

Wolverhampton Archives And Local Studies

  • Wolverhampton Labour Party: records c1956-83 (1210)

Worcestershire Record Office

  • Kenneth Roy Thomason MP: constituency papers (BA 12,237)
  • Henry Charles Usbourne MP: papers rel to World Government Movement c1940-90 (BA 12,246)

Local Repositories in Wales

Gwynedd, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Dafydd Orwig, educationalist and Welsh Nationalist politician: papers 1950-90

Powys County Archives Office

  • Montgomeryshire Liberal Democrats (addnl): records (M/D/LIB)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Glasgow City Archives, The Mitchell Library

  • Judith Hart MP: constituency papers 1964-87 (TD 1403)

Highland Council Archive

  • Sir Alexander Malcolm MacEwen (1875-1941), Provost of Inverness and writer: family corresp, literary and political papers (HCA/D453)

Local Repositories in the Channel Islands

States Of Guernsey Island Archives Service

  • Charles Edgar Loseby (1881-1970) MP: corresp, papers and photographs