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Major accessions to repositories in 2002 relating to Politics (20th cent)


Brent Archive

  • Reginald Freeson, Brent borough councillor: papers from his time as a councillor, mainly rel to housing, regeneration and planning 1974-2001 (4/2002)
  • Brent and North Preston Branch Labour Party: records, incl papers rel to Brent Local Government Committee 1973-94 (7/2002)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Mid-Cheshire Pitt Club: records incl minutes, attendance and subscription records, photographs and Pitt memorabilia c1800-2002 (D 6399)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • West Derbyshire Liberal Unionist Associaion: minutes, accounts and corresp 19th-20th cent (D504/38)

Dorset Record Office

  • Wimborne Labour Party: minutes 1952-88 (D.1806)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • John Ellis Talbot, MP for Brierley Hill: files 1959-1967
  • Stourbridge Trades Council and Labour Party: minute book (1 vol)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • Galloway Conservative and Unionist Association: minutes of Kirkcudbright and Borgue branches 1924-93 (GGD490)

Essex Record Office

  • Bicknacre Residents and Ratepayers Association: minutes and corresp 1970-75 (D/DU 2043, A11046)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Ivor Thomas Brown (1909-1973), mayor and alderman of Colchester: papers (C1263, D/DJ)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Stephen Barry Jones (b 1938), Baron Jones of Deeside, MP for Flint East: Parliamentary papers (D/DM/1016 (addnl))
  • Bagillt Labour Party: records 1946-85 (D/DM/1459)

Greenwich Heritage Centre

  • Greenwich Labour Party (addnl): records 20th cent (AO2/10)
  • Woolwich Labour Party (addnl): records 20th cent (AO2/10)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Plaid Cymru, Merionnydd/Nant Conwy area (addnl): constituency records c1980-99 (5545)

Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London: London Metropolitan Archives

  • Millie Miller, MP and social worker: personal papers and corresp 1950-70 (LMA/4427)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • John Rose Battley (1880-1952), Labour MP: papers (2002/24)

Lancashire Record Office

  • James Dawson, Conservative Party agent, Chorley: papers rel to Lancashire constituencies and election papers c1839-1945 (DDX 2367)
  • Peter Leslie Pike, MP: corresp files 1999 (DDX 2335)
  • Darwen Womens Liberal Association: minutes 1894-1936 (DDX 2379)
  • Lancashire County Council Conservative Members Group: minutes 1942-53 (DDX 2382)
  • Preston Labour Association: accounts 1930-42 (LAB)
  • Preston Labour Party: records incl attendance registers, wages book, accounts and minutes 20th cent (LAB)
  • Preston North Constituency Labour Party: corresp, minutes and accounts 1977 (LAB)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Moss Side Constituency Labour Party, Manchester: minutes, policy documents, membership records and corresp 1948-83 (M681/)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Great Yarmouth Constituency Labour Party: records 1935-97 (ACC 2002/90)
  • Norfolk Pensioners Forum: records 1996-2001 (ACC 2001/270)
  • Norwich Social Democratic Party records c1980-99 (ACC 2002/101)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • National and Local Government Officers Association: Northampton branch 1971-74
  • National Farmers Union, Daventry, Towcester and Stony Stratford branches: minutes 1919-89
  • Northampton Civic Action Society: corresp and reports 1966-74

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Conservative Womens Luncheon Club: minutes 1948-99 (acc 6227)
  • Nottingham South Constituency Labour Party, Park branch: records 20th cent (acc 6136)
  • Rushcliffe Divisional Labour Party: minutes 1934-59 (DD PP18)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Marjory Lees (1878-1970), suffragist: autobiographical notes, etc (Acc 2002-003)

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Oxfordshire Green Party: records 1970-2000 (5028)

Somerset Archive and Record Service

  • David Nicholson, MP for Taunton: constituency papers 1996-97 (A\BWK)

Southwark Local Studies Library

  • Camberwell and Peckham Conservative Association: minutes 1940-74

Surrey History Centre

  • WJ Payne, local councillor in Chertsey: papers rel to Chertsey Urban District Council, the Labour Party and the co-operative movement in Addlestone c1939-45 (7291)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Countesthorpe Conservative Association: minute book 1884-1912 (DE6238)

Warrington Library, Museum and Archives Service

  • Social Democratic Party, Warrington area: newscuttings and election and canvassing material 1981 (MS 2840)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Adur and Worthing Social Democrat Party: minute book 1984-91 (Acc 12920)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Halifax Labour Party: minutes, membership records, accounts and corresp 1938-88 (HLP)

Wirral Archives

  • Wallasey Trades Council and Labour Party: minutes, accounts, membership lists, news cuttings and campaign literature c1972-75 (Acc. 1548)
  • West Cheshire Labour Womens Advisory Council: minutes 1951-82 (Acc. 1548)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Jenny Grace Jones, MP for Wolverhampton South West: papers c1990-99 (DX-811)
  • Bilston elections: papers c1950-2001 (DX-825)


House of Lords Record Office: The Parliamentary Archives

  • Sir Reginald Bennett, MP : papers rel to the House of Commons Yacht Club 1955-2000 (3983)
  • Baronness Jennie Lee, MP (addnl): letters from Lee to various correspondents 1963-70 (JJE)
  • Sir Michael Addison John Wheeler-Booth, Clerk of the House of Lords: papers rel to his work as a member of the Royal Commission on the Reform of the House of Lords incl papers, evidence, submissions, drafts, corresp, press cuttings 1999 (4070)
  • Britain in Europe Campaign (addnl): papers 1975 (BIE)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • John Dunlop, International Brigade volunteer: papers rel to the Spanish Civil War 1937-99 (Acc.12087)
  • Buteshire, Kilmarnock and Ardrossan Liberal Association: minute books and papers 1892-1929 (Acc.12089)
  • Great Britain-Russia Centre, Scotland: records c1963-2001 (Acc. 12142)
  • Scottish Green Party: records incl minutes and policy papers 1977-2002 (Acc.12144)


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Jeffrey Hamm, British Nationalist activist: corresp and administrative files as National Secretary of the Union Movement and the Oswald Mosley Secretariat c1960-79 (MS124)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947), 1st Earl Baldwin (addnl): papers (Baldwin)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Adeline HGE Hankey (d1979), Lady Hankey, wife of 1st Baron Hankey: diaries, corresp and papers (AHKY)
  • Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey (1877-1963), 1st Baron Hankey (addnl): appointment diaries (HNKY)
  • Sir Eric John Hodsoll (1894-1971), Chief Civil Defence Adviser (addnl): scrapbooks, photograph albums and misc papers rel to civil defence (HDSL)
  • Sir George Donald Alastair MacDougall, economist: corresp and papers c1930-2002 (MACD)
  • Margaret Hilda Thatcher (b 1925), Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, prime minister (addnl): constituency and other corresp and papers (THCR)
  • William Stephen Ian Whitelaw, Viscount Whitelaw of Penrith, Conservative politician: misc personal and political papers 1934-97 (WLAW)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Noel Gilroy Annan (1916-2000), Baron Annan and historian (addnl): corresp (NGA)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • WM Rankine: papers rel to Clement Attlee's campaign in Glasgow University rectorial election 1956 (UGC 62)

Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library

  • Sir Patrick Thomas Cormack, MP (addnl): constituency records c1990-99
  • Joseph Kevin McNamara, MP (addnl): constituency records c1990-99
  • Austin Vernon Mitchell, MP (addnl): constituency records c1990-99
  • John Faithful Fortescue Platts-Mills (1906-2001), MP, QC: diaries and papers
  • John Leslie Prescott, MP (addnl): constituency records c1990-99

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

  • Sir Frederick Barton Maurice (1871-1951), General (addnl): corresp between Maurice and his wife Helen Margaret Marsh and papers rel to the Maurcie case of 1918 incl notes made my his daughters 1897-1970
  • Christopher Montague Woodhouse, 5th Baron Terrington, MP and colonel (addnl): papers rel to his service with the British Military Mission to Greek Guerrillas in German occupied Greece and the deposition of Hussein in Iran 1942-76

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst, suffragist and political campaigner: typescript drafts of articles and presscuttings of her writings and two articles by Richard Pankhurst rel to his mother c1930-2001 (7/ESP)
  • Brighton's Women's Centre: establishment and administrative papers, diaries and log books, feminist publications, campaign and project papers incl rel to the Talking Liberties Festival, photograph, posters and AV material (5/BWC)
  • Fawcett Society (addnl): annual reports, minutes, newsletters, publicity material, committee papers, papers concerning position of women in society incl the Equal Pay campaign, accounts and cartoons 1938-2000 (5/FAW)
  • Phyllis Formand (1928-2001), nee Warner, disabled rights campaigner: papers rel to a service of thanksgiving and obituaries for Formand with an unpublished ts autobiography with a table of contents compiled by her friend Sally Nicholls (7/JSR)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • H. E. Cowen, legal adviser to the campaign for homosexual quality: papers rel to Law Reform and campaign for homosexual equality administration 1971-91 (HALL-CARPENTER ARCHIVES)
  • Michael James, gay activist (addnl): papers 1982-2002 (MICHAEL JAMES PAPERS)
  • Reginald Ernest Prentice, Baron Prentice, politician: corresp and papers incl material rel to his defection to the Conservative party 1947-2000 (PRENTICE)
  • Peter David Shore, Baron Shore of Stepney, politician: political papers incl material from Labour governments, the 1983 leadership campaign, Europe and the single currency 1958-2001 (SHORE)
  • Peter Tatchell, gay activist (addnl): papers 1971-2001 (HALL-CARPENTER ARCHIVES/TATCHELL)
  • Government Committee for the Prevention and Relief of Distress, Professional Classes Sub-Committee: minutes and papers 1914-15 (COLL MISC 1115)
  • Haywards Heath Local Labour Party: papers incl some rel to East Grinstead 1960-65 (COLL MISC1112)
  • Liberal Democrats (addnl): papers 1978-2002 (LIBERAL DEMOCRATS)
  • Liberal Party: papers 1989-2001 (LIBERAL PARTY EXTERNAL)
  • Progressive League (addnl): papers 1995-2002 (PROGRESSIVE LEAGUE)
  • United Nations Association (addnl): papers 1968-2000 (UNA)

University of Wales Bangor, Department of Manuscripts and Archives

  • Labour Party, Dyffryn Ogwen branch: records 1970-89 (Acc A-2002-1)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Tony Cliff (1917-2000), founder of the Socialist Workers Party: papers (MSS.459)

York University: Borthwick Institute of Historical Research

  • Wood family, Earls of Halifax (addnl): corresp 20th cent (AccNo: 44/2002)