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Major accessions to repositories in 1999 relating to Politics (20th cent)


Ayrshire Archives

  • Ayr Constituency Conservative Association: Ayrshire branch and constituency records c1879-1995 (Acc 382)

Birmingham City Archives

  • Anita Richards: papers rel to her involvement in various political campaigns c1980-99 (MS 2210)
  • Birmingham (East) European Constituency Labour Party: minutes, corresp and publicity material c1980-99 (MS 2235)
  • Birmingham Conservative Club (addnl): records c1860-1998 (MS 2077)

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Bolton Socialist Party and Socialist Club: minutes and letter book 1899-1995
  • Social Democratic Federation, Bolton branch: minutes 1896-1901

Bromley Public Libraries, Local Studies & Archives

  • Sir Edward Taswell Campbell (1879-1945), MP: scrapbooks detailing life and career (1069)

Bury Archive Service

  • Derek Boden, leader of Bury Metropolitan Borough Council (addnl): political and council papers 1991-97 (GBO)

Cambridgeshire County Record Office, Cambridge

  • Action with Communities in Rural England, Cambridgeshire branch: records 1944-73
  • Cambridge Conservative Association: minutes, incl those of the Womens branch and the Young Conservatives 1906-66

Coventry Archives

  • Christine Oddy, MEP for Coventry and North Warwickshire: papers c1980-99 (PA2230)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Kirk Sandall Action Group: minutes, accounts, corresp and papers 1982-92
  • Bentley Local Labour Party (addnl): minutes, accounts, membership records 1945-95

East Sussex Record Office

  • Ronald Horton (1902-1981), painter and art lecturer: records rel to Communist activities in Brighton 1930-75 (A7828)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Cuthbert James McCall Alport, Baron Alport (1912-1998): papers rel to local affairs (D/DJ)
  • Christopher Thompson: papers as Wivenhoe Town and Colchester Borough councillor, campaign worker and parliamentary researcher 1973-96 (D/DJ)
  • Colchester Young Socialists: minutes 1964-70 (D/Z 350)
  • St Johns Ward Labour Party, Colchester: minutes 1962-71 (D/Z 349)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Stephen Barry Jones (b 1938), MP for East Flint: Parliamentary corresp and papers 1998-99 (1016)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Allan Ralph Rogers, MP for the Rhondda: constituency files c1990-99 (Acc 1999/18)
  • Women for Life on Earth, Greenham Common: corresp c1980-89 (Acc 1999/92)

Jersey Archive

  • Paul Mulbach: papers inciting Channel Islanders and German soldiers in the Channel Islands against the Nazis (JA/291)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Lambeth Council Labour Group: minutes 1963-93 (1999/12)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Gilbert James Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby, 3rd Earl of Ancaster, MP: misc corresp c1960-79 (ANC)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Tom Bailey-Smith, Referendum Party candidate: papers 1995-97 (MC 2031)
  • Norwich Labour Party: records 1924-98 (Acc 1999/93)

Northumberland Record Office

  • Gordon Adam MEP (addnl): papers 20th cent (NRO 5394)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • UNISON Nottingham City branch (addnl): minutes, corresp and papers c1990-99 (Accs 5643, 5646, 5659)

Redbridge Local Studies and Archives

  • Ilford South Labour Party: administrative papers 1978-99

Sheffield Archives

  • May Mirfin (1901-94): papers incl local Liberal Association records 1938-90 (1999/061)
  • Peter Price, Deputy Leader of Sheffield City Council: misc files 1989-96 (1999/055)
  • Sheffield Labour Group: executive committee minutes 1977-94 (1999/067)

Shropshire Archives

  • Oswestry Labour Party: records 1924-88 (Acc 6640)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Amalgamated Engineering Union, Woolston branch (addnl): records 1966-82 (D/AEU)

Surrey History Centre

  • Farnham Divisional Labour Party, Woking Constituency Labour Party, Woking Local Labour Party and Woking Labour Club and Institute: records 1918-97 (6575)
  • Surrey Federation of Trades Councils, Surrey Federation of Labour Parties and Wimbledon Labour Party: papers 1950-56 (6586)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Leicester Ecumenical Action for Peace Group: records 1980-98 (DE5523)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Dr Gordon Johnston Adam MEP (addnl): files and working papers c1980-99

Walsall Local History Centre

  • Stanley Norman Evans (1898-1970), MP and Industrialist: papers (247/964)
  • Walsall Labour Party (addnl): records 1985-97 (243/960)

Warrington Library, Museum and Archives Service

  • Warrington Trades Council and Labour Party: minutes, ledger and papers rel to elections 1927-54 (MS 2805)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Donald Coleman, MP for Neath: papers 1964-96

West Sussex Record Office

  • Electrical Trades Union, Chichester branch: minutes 1946-60 (Acc 11500)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Worcester Constituency Labour Party (addnl): records 20th cent (Acc 12924)


House of Lords Record Office: The Parliamentary Archives

  • Sir John Alec Biggs-Davison MP (addnl): subject files mainly rel to Northern Ireland c1970-80 (Hist. Coll. 101)
  • Sir Bryan Hugh Fell (1869-1955), House of Commons Principal Clerk: corresp and papers (Acc 3666)
  • Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870-1963): addnl papers (Acc 3626)

National Army Museum, Department of Archives Photographs Film and Sound

  • Eric Roberts Greer, lieutenant-colonel: letters to his wife while British Military Attache in Moscow, Ankara and Bucharest 1940-47 (1999-10-64)

National Library of Ireland

  • Patrick Henry Pearse, poet and Irish nationalist: corresp with his family during his visit to the United States 1914

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Scottish Liberal Party: minutes and papers 1874-1987 (Acc 11765)

National Library of Wales

  • Donald Richard Coleman, Labour MP: political papers 1964-91 (Donald Coleman Papers)
  • Ellis William Davies (1871-1939), Liberal MP (addnl): corresp and papers (Ellis W Davies Papers)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Robert Armstrong, politician: corresp, photographs and Orange Order certificates 1891-1965 (D/4242)
  • Roy Hamilton Bradford (b1921), politician: political, professional and business papers (D/4211)
  • John Carron and Frank Maguire, politicians: political, professional and business papers 1964-81 (D/4215)
  • Sir George Anthony Clark, 3rd baronet (1914-1991), politician: political papers (D/4234)
  • Sir James Alexander Kilfedder (1928-1995), politician (addnl): political papers (D/4127)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Edward Maurice Berkeley Ingram, diplomat: family corresp 1890-1940 (Add 9540)
  • Archibald Henry Church, MP, businessman and author: political corresp and papers, incl many items rel to relations with Germany c1930-39

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, civil servant (addnl): diplomatic and personal papers 1956-97 (GLAD)
  • Neil Gordon Kinnock, European Transport Commissioner (addnl): papers 1995-99 (KNNK)
  • Sir Robert Vidal Rhodes James (1933-1999) MP, historian: papers rel to the Gallipoli campaign (RJMS)
  • Sir Edward Austin Gossage Robinson, economist (addnl): papers c1940-59 (ROBN)
  • Sir Edward Louis Spears (1886-1974), politician and author (addnl): papers (SPRS)
  • Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven (addnl): political papers and press cuttings 1949-95 (THCR)

Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library

  • Peter Duncan Crampton MEP: political papers 1989-99
  • Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury (addnl): papers c1970-99
  • Kevin Joseph McNamara MP (addnl): papers c1980-99
  • Austin Vernon Mitchell MP (addnl): papers c1987-98
  • John Leslie Prescott MP (addnl): papers c1985-98

King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • Sir Frank Cooper (addnl): corresp, notes and articles 1982-99

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Jeremy John Durham Ashdown (b 1941), Liberal Democrat MP (addnl): files created as leader of the Liberal Democrats (ASHDOWN)
  • Andrew Matthew William Faulds (1923-2000), Labour MP: papers, incl files rel to parliamentary and constituency matters, the arts and foreign affairs (FAULDS)
  • Jean Henderson (1899-1997), barrister and Liberal activist (addnl): papers rel to legal career (HENDERSON)
  • Nicholas Kent, vice chairman, Tory Reform Group: papers, mainly rel to Young Conservatives and National Federation of Conservative Students c1980-99 (KENT)
  • Peter Tatchell (b 1952), gay activist (addnl): papers (HALL-CARPENTER ARCHIVES: TATCHELL)
  • Graham Robert Watson, Liberal Democrat MEP: corresp and papers 1996-99 (WATSON)

London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room

  • Philip Maynard Williams (1920-1984), historian and political scientist: corresp and papers for biography of Hugh Gaitskell (A654)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Martin Redmayne (1910-1983), Baron Redmayne, politician: papers
  • Woodrow Lyle Wyatt (1918-1997), Baron Wyatt of Weeford, politician and journalist: papers

Sheffield University Library

  • John William Warburton Beckett (1894-1964) MP: misc papers (MS 238)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Noel Browne (1915-1997), Irish politician: papers (MS 11067)
  • James Connolly, socialist and trades union organiser: letters rel chiefly to Social Democratic Federation internal politics and his lecture tour 1901-02 (MS 11074)

University of Wales Swansea, Archives, Library and Information Services

  • Maesteg Labour Party: minutes and financial records 1950-93 (1999/20)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Sir Victor Gollancz (1893-1967), publisher, author and political campaigner (addnl): papers (MSS 157A)