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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Politics (20th cent)


Aberdeen City Archives

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

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Bolton South East Constituency Labour Party: records incl minutes, corresp and membership files 1980-2002 (FDL/1)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Altrincham and Sale Liberal Association: Executive Committee and Building Committee minutes 1978-2001 (D 6567)
  • Cheshire Pitt Club: records, incl copy speeches 1966-2002 (D 6525)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Penrith and the Border Liberal Association: minutes 1981-88 (DSO 117)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Colonel Herbert Brooke-Taylor (1855-1923), MP (addnl): personal papers (D504/112/1-15, D504/141)
  • Ilkeston Labour Party: minutes and accounts c1934-63 (D6084)
  • Matlock Conservative Club: minutes and papers c1894-1999 (D6108)
  • West Derbyshire Liberal Association: minutes and papers 1929-72 (D5909)

Devon Record Office

  • Awliscombe Conservative Association: minutes and papers 1924-99 (6417)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • Jack Kane, Lord Provost of Edinburgh: minutes and papers 1950-80 (Acc 634)
  • Duncan McLaren, Lord Provost of Edinburgh: McLaren and Rabagliati family corresp and photographs 1844-1957 (Acc 647)

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)
  • North East Essex Conservative Association: Fordham and Wormingford branch minutes and papers 1997-97 and minutes of Tiptree branch 1990-95 and Wivenhoe branch 1959-87 (D/Z 427)

Essex Record Office, Southend Branch

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

Flintshire Record Office

  • Conservative European Council, North Wales: records 1980-99 (D/DM/1506)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • John Smith, councillor (addnl): papers incl financial and committee papers, reports and corresp c1975-2003 (D14)

Gwent Record Office

  • Abergavenny Trades Council and Labour Party: minutes, corresp, financial papers, election papers and policy documents 1948-2000

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • St Albans Liberal Association: minutes and accounts 1923-83 (Acc 3920)
  • Wheathampstead Liberal Association: minutes 1958-62 (Acc 3920)

Kingston Museum and Heritage Service

  • Kingston Conservative Association: minutes (KX391)

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)
  • Chorley Borough Central Conservative Municipal Committee: minutes 1897-1953 (PLC 3 acc 9515)
  • Lytham Conservative Club: minutes, accounts, membership details 1904-2000 (DDCL acc 9452)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Lincoln Labour Party: minutes 1907-97 (LLP)

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)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Arthur Musgrave, Northampton: papers rel to British Union of Fascists 1917-35

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Balderton Labour Party: records 1950-74 (Acc 6501)

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Oxford City Constituency Liberal Party: agents' records 1977-84 (Acc 5155)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Hugh Mackintosh Foot, Baron Caradon, colonial administrator and diplomat: speeches and photographs 1964-84 (Acc 2894)

Shropshire Archives

  • David John Alfred Hallam, MEP (addnl): papers 1994-99 (7030)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Horace Maybray-King (1901-1986), Baron Maybray-King of the City of Southampton, Speaker of the House of Commons (addnl): diaries, corresp and papers
  • Victoria King (1897-1954), Mayor of Southampton: corresp and papers

Surrey History Centre

  • League of Nations Union, Oxted and Limpsfield branch: minutes 1921-35 (7475)

Tameside Archive Service

  • 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)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Newcastle upon Tyne District Labour Party: minutes and papers, with records of constituency parties 1970-86 (PO.LAB5)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Val Feld, AM: corresp and papers 1998-2001

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Huddersfield Liberal Association: records 19th-20th cent
  • Huddersfield Womens Liberal Association: records 19th-20th cent

Wirral Archives

  • Arthur Smith collection (addnl): further files rel to local politics in Wirral 20th cent (Acc 1568)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Wolverhampton District Labour Party: minutes and secretary's corresp c1970-89 (D-LAB)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960), suffragist and political campaigner: papers rel to her campaigns for Ethiopia

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Walter Elliot Elliot, politician (addnl): personal and political corresp 1912-57 (Acc.12198, 12267)
  • Lachlan Grant, physician and social reformer: press cuttings, corresp and papers rel to socio-economic conditions and politics in the Highlands 1902-45 (Acc.12187)
  • James Peter Hymers Mackay, Baron Mackay of Clashfern: corresp and papers, mostly rel to his period of office as Lord Chancellor (closed to research) 1987-97 (Acc.12280)
  • David William McLetchie (b 1952), politician: papers, mostly rel to the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Association (closed to research) (Acc.12277)
  • Dunbartonshire Conservative and Unionist Association: minutes and papers 1889-1997 (Acc.12264)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Ann Pettitt, artist and campaigner: illustrated diary of march to Greenham Common 1947-2003 (NLW MS 23901)


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

Manx National Heritage Library

  • Sir James Gell, attorney general Isle of Man: corresp and papers c1870-1905 (Acc. No. 10682)
  • Sir Ralph Clarmont Skrine Stevenson (1895-1977), diplomat: corresp and papers (Acc. No. 10859)


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, statesman (addnl): corresp and papers 1957-86 (AP)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Wilfrid Banks Duncan Brown, Baron Brown, industrialist: corresp and papers 1939-85 (BRWN)
  • Sir Michael David Milroy Franklin, civil servant (addnl): diaries 1961-64 and misc papers c1964-81 (FKLN)
  • Sir Arthur David Saunders Goodall, diplomat: memoir on the Anglo-Irish Agreement of 1985 c1985 (MISC 74)
  • Edwin Noel Plowden, Baron Plowden, civil servant (addnl): papers (PLDN)
  • John Enoch Powell, politician and author (addnl): corresp and papers, incl copies of corresp with John Biffen and Edward Ullendorff c1951-95 (POLL)
  • Michael Young (1915-2002), Baron Young of Dartington (addnl): corresp and papers (YUNG)
  • Channel Tunnel Association (addnl): records (CTUN)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Michael Adams, journalist, writer on the Middle East: corresp and papers 1950-99 (MS 241)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • John Scott Maclay, 1st Viscount Muirshiel (addnl): papers rel to Sir William Burrell's Trust, Burrell Collection architects' competition and the M77 extension 1960-92 (DC371)

Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library

  • Patrick Thomas Cormack (b 1939) MP (addnl): constituency records (DPK)
  • Barry John Sheerman (b 1940) MP (addnl): research papers rel to biography of Harold Laski
  • Liberty (formerly National Council for Civil Liberties) (addnl): subject files and financial records (DCL)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Nina Fishman, political activist (addnl): papers rel to Tactical Voting 87 and Common Voice 1984-92 (FISHMAN)
  • Hugh Gater Jenkins (b 1908), Lord Jenkins of Putney, politician (addnl): corresp and papers incl material rel to Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, BBC plays, wartime service and international affairs (JENKINS)
  • Anthony Alfred Lynes, social policy adviser and researcher (addnl): corresp and papers 1988-91 (LYNES)
  • Basil Kingsley Martin, journalist: research papers rel to his biography of Harold Laski 1910-53 (COLL MISC 1125)
  • Beatrice Serota (1919-2002), Baroness Serota of Hampstead, politician: corresp and papers (SEROTA)
  • Peter Tatchell, gay activist (addnl): campaign papers, incl material rel to Robert Mugabe, Henry Kissinger, homophobia in boxing and the Peter Tatchell Human Rights Fund 2002 (HALL-CARPENTER ARCHIVES/TATCHELL)
  • Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (addnl): minutes, reports and regional group papers 1994-2001 (CAMPAIGN FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT)
  • Fabian Society (addnl): corresp and papers collected by Duncan Smith 1948-49 (FABIAN SOCIETY)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House

  • Anti-Apartheid Movement: records (c1300 boxes) 20th cent (MSS. AAM)
  • End Loans to Southern Africa: records 1974-95 (MSS. Afr. s. 2350)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Janet Mary Young, Baroness Young of Farnworth, politician: corresp and papers c1960-2002

University of Wales Swansea, Archives, Library and Information Services

  • Anti-Apartheid Movement, Wales: corresp, newsletter and conference papers 1975-98 (2003/5)

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)