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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Labour Movement


Aberdeen City Archives

  • Aberdeen City Labour Party (addnl): records incl minutes 20th cent (Accession 590)

Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office

  • Glendale Co-operative Society: records 20th cent (BRO.1082)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Various Macclesfield Silk and Textile Trade Associations: records incl minutes, financial papers and Trade Union agreements 19th-20th cent (D 6601)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Ilkeston Labour Party: minutes and accounts c1934-63 (D6084)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Brighton Co-operative Society and Brighton Labour Party: records 20th cent (ACC 8869)

Essex Record Office

  • Essex County Labour Party (addnl): minutes 1995-98 (D/Z 123 addl)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Colchester North Constituency Labour Party, St Johns branch (addnl): minutes, accounts and other records 1978-92 (D/Z 349 addl)

Essex Record Office, Southend Branch

  • Southend Independent Labour Party 1914-30 (D/Z 441)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • United Patternmakers Association, Cardiff branch: minutes 1945-77 (D181)

Gwent Record Office

  • Abergavenny Trades Council and Labour Party: minutes, corresp, financial papers, election papers and policy documents 1948-2000
  • Transport and General Workers Union branch 4/162, Pontypool: records 1958-2002

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Transport and General Workers Union (addnl): records incl material on North Wales Quarrymen's Union and Ferodo/Friction Dynamics (XD 120)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • George Strauss, Baron Strauss, Labour politician: election papers and ephemera 1924-59 (2003/20)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Peter Pike, MP for Burnley: corresp files 2000 (DDX 2335 acc 9386)
  • Barnoldswick Co-operative Industrial Society Ltd: minutes 1939-70 (DDX 1863 acc 9358)
  • Haslingden Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd: loan capital ledger 1949-64 (DDX 1863 acc 9358)
  • Nelson Co-operative and Industrial Society Ltd: minutes, reports and accounts 1861-1949 (DDX 1863 acc 9345)
  • Pendle Co-operative Society Ltd: minutes 1968-71 (DDX 1863 acc 9358)
  • Haslingden Co-operative Educational Department: minutes 1876-1905 (DDX 1225 acc 9444)
  • National Union of Mineworkers, Rossendale branch: minutes 1940-69 (DDX 1468 acc 9443)
  • National Union of Railwaymen, Preston branch: minutes 1984-2001 (DDX 2129 acc 9403)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Workers Educational Assocation, Lincoln branch: records incl correspondence 20th cent (Misc Dep 288)

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

  • Sir Ernest Ashley Bramall, Labour politician: corresp as leader of the Inner London Education Authority 1970-74 (LMA/4436)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Kilsyth Co-operative Society Ltd: accounts (U123)
  • British Iron, Steel and Kindred Trades Association, Gartsherrie branch: minutes

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers, Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Section, Newark branch: minutes 1986-96 (DDTU 22)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Oldham and Rochdale Textile Employers Association (addnl): records incl attendance book 1915-2000 (Acc 2003-011)
  • Oldham and Rochdale Textile Employers Association (addnl): records incl survey of mills c1900-49 (Acc 2003-019)

Powys County Archives Office

  • National Union of Teachers, Montgomeryshire County Teachers Association: minutes 1909-74 (M/SOC/14)
  • National Union of Teachers, Newton and District Association: minutes 1946-84 (M/SOC/14)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Lichfield Record Office

  • National Union of Teachers Lichfield and District Association, Lichfield, Tamworth and District Association and South East Staffordshire Association: records, incl minutes 1976-2002 (D390)

Tameside Archive Service

  • Stalybridge (Good Intent) Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd: records incl memorandum and reports 1909-59 (Acc 3051/1)
  • UNISON, Tameside branch: National Conference, North West Regional Council, Annual General Meeting, Regional Publicity Committee and Tameside Trades Union Council papers, minutes and other records 1991-2001 (Acc 3056)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • John Desmond Cronin (1916-1986), Labour politican, MP for Loughborough: corresp and papers rel to parliamentary work (DE6338)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Tower Hamlets Trades Union Congress: records c1980-99 (TH/9062)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Bob Davis, trade unionist: papers rel to industrial relations and shop stewards 1974-77 (Acc 4284)
  • Newcastle upon Tyne District Labour Party: minutes and papers, with records of constituency parties 1970-86 (PO.LAB5)


Manchester University: Labour History Archive and Study Centre

  • Monty Johnstone, Communist activist: papers
  • Alison Macleod (b 1921), author and TV critic for the Daily Worker: papers


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Scottish Typographical Association, Aberdeen branch (addnl): records 19th cent-20th cent (MS 3711)

London University: Institute of Education

  • General Teaching Council (England and Wales) (addnl): corresp of the Secretary, John Sayer 1990-92 (DC/GTC)

Reading University: Museum of English Rural Life

  • Mr Johnson, branch secretary, National Farmers' Union, Staffordshire: corresp files and scrapbook of newspaper articles (DX1398)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • James E Mortimer, trade unionist, General Secretary of the Labour Party: corresp and papers rel to articles and books (MSS.525)
  • Coventry Trade Union Council (addnl): misc papers (MSS.5)
  • International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers Federation (addnl): records c1950-70 (MSS.21/3539)
  • National Graphical Association and SLADE (addnl): papers of a national officer (MSS.39)
  • National Union of Public Employees (addnl): corresp and conference papers 1985-92 (MSS.281)
  • Public and Commercial Services Union (addnl): minutes from the Mines Department branch and the Ministry of Fuel and Power branch of the Civil Service Clerical Association 1920-49 (MSS.415)
  • Papers rel to strike at Grunwick, incl strike committee and union corresp and papers 1976-78 (MSS.464)