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Major accessions to repositories in 2005 relating to Politics (20th cent)


Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Timothy Hill, Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Mid-Bedfordshire: political papers 1993-1998 (Z1022)

Birmingham: Archives and Heritage Service

  • Sir Richard Marchant Knowles, leader of Birmingham City Council: papers c1980-99 (Acc2005/031, 130)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Jozef Lawrence Gluza, Canbridgeshire county councillor: Labour group meeting notes 1997-2005 (R105/057)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Chester Liberal Association: minutes, financial records, notebooks 1945-1976 (ZCR 159/6980)
  • Women's Unionist Association: Eddisbury division: minutes 1907-1942 (D 6918)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Penrith and the Border Liberal Democrats: minutes, incl those rel to Solway branch, and records rel to the selection of a prospective parliamentary candidate 1984-2003 (DSO 117)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Matlock and District Local Labour Party: minutes 1963-1971 (D6352)

Dorset History Centre

  • David Anthony Atkinson, MP: additional constituency corresp 1999-2004 (D/ATK)
  • West Dorset Liberal Association: minutes, accounts and misc papers 1959-2001 (D1146)

Essex Record Office

  • Sir Hubert Ashton, MP: papers rel to the Home Guard 1939-42 and to compassionate leave and early release 1945-46 1939-46 (D/DU 2225)
  • Saffron Walden Constituency Labour Party: minutes, corresp and papers 1949-1998 (D/Z 489)

Flintshire Record Office

  • David Hanson, MP: records incl papers rel to local development, employment, industry, government, NHS reorganisation and Theatr Clwyd 1992-2002 (D/DH)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Cardiff West Constituency Labour Party: records c1988-2003 (DLPCW)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Neil George Carmichael, Baron Carmichael of Kelvingrove, politician: papers incl some of his father, James Carmichael MP (TD1617)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Cirencester and Tewkesbury Conservative and Unionist Association: Women's branch: minute book 1924-1972 (D10246)

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre

  • Clive Soley, Baron Soley of Hammersmith, politician: corresp and papers rel to local issues 1984-2005 (A2005/23)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Lila Scarlett, Baroness Abinger, nee White: corresp and papers, incl material rel to use of Rownhams House as a First World War hospital, to the Catholic Women's League and to the Anti-Socialist Union of Great Britain 1860-1938 (56A05)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • St Albans Conservative Association: records 1892-1991 (Acc 4185)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Preston Borough: rate books, terriers, Town Clerk's corresp, mayor's corresp rel to Chartist riots and repair of military barracks 1803-1862 (DDX 104 acc 9666)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • John Elliot Burns, Politician and Trade Unionist: additional corresp incl records rel to administration of Burns' estate 1860-1951 (ACC/2337)
  • John Elliot Burns, Politician and Trade Unionist: records incl Trade Union papers and corresp 1888-1939 (ACC/2337)
  • Pansey Jeffrey, political activist and community worker: personal papers incl rel to North Kensington Association 1970-2004 (LMA/4462)
  • Peter Tatchell, gay activist politician: corresp and articles 2004-05 (LMA/4466)
  • Greater London Labour Party: papers 1977-85 (ACC/2959)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Jean Alcock, Greenham Common Campaigner: papers rel to Greenham Common and the Manchester, Chorlton and Didsbury Greenham Common Women's Support Groups c 1983-2002 (M721)
  • Marian Daltrap, Greenham Common Campaigner: papers rel to Greenham Common and the Manchester, Chorlton and Didsbury Greenham Common Women's Support Groups c 1983-2002 (M721)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Michael Cartiss, Conservative MP: political corresp 1986-87 (ACC 2005/93)
  • Lucy Edith, Lady Noel-Buxton, Labour politician: political corresp and papers c1930-60 (MC 2331)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Chryston District Unionist Asociation: minute books 1904-1955 (U127)

Sheffield Archives

  • Helen Jackson, MP: personal and working papers as Sheffield City Councillor and later MP for Sheffield Hillsborough, incl work as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Northern Ireland c1980-2005 (2005/31)
  • Charles Josiah Mitchell, local politician (d.1967): corresp and papers incl material rel to his wife Mary and family history notes 1881-2005 (2005/148)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Portswood and Highfield Conservative and Unionist Club: records incl minutes and corresp c1912-99

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

  • County Conservative Club, Staffordshire: records 1886-1976 (6430)

Stockport Archive Service

  • Stockport Labour Party: minutes c1970-79 (D1973)

Walsall Local History Centre

  • Caldmore Conservative Club, Walsall: records 1893-1997 (1242)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • George Barnsby, historian and communist party member: records incl research notes and publications c 1950-2000 (DX-951)
  • Henry Hartley Fowler, 1st Viscount Wolverhampton, statesman: papers 1900-1999 (DX-992)


National Library of Ireland

  • John Devoy, Fenian Leader: corresp with relatives of C.J Kickham 1927 (Acc. 6352)
  • Oliver St John Gogarty, Irish Senator and Writer: corresp with Charles Feinberg 1940-50 (Acc. 6245)
  • Anti-Apartheid Movement: Irish branch: records c1900-1999 (Acc. 6269)
  • 'Dublins fighting story, 1913-1921, told by the men who made it' with annotations by Diarmuid Lynch 1948 (Acc. 6265)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Robert Douglas Mcintyre, MP physician: further papers c1935-95 (Acc.12509)
  • Scottish Conservative and Unionist Association: additional minutes, corresp and papers 1974-1997 (Acc.12514)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Roger Nicholas Edwards, Baron Crickhowell of Pont Esgob, politician: parliamentary papers incl corresp, speeches and printed items c1960-1999 (Lord Crickhowell Papers)
  • William Llewelyn Williams, Liberal MP, Barrister and Author: papers incl corresp and diaries (William Llewelyn Williams Papers)

Parliamentary Archives

  • The Three Stars Press Agency, Photographic Studio, London: photographs created by Gerald Pudsey (1915-2004) c 1948-1982 (4476)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Eric Gallagher, Methodist minister, peace campaigner, writer: corresp, newspaper cuttings, teaching material, sermons and papers rel to his books and articles and interest in the Ecumenical Movement (including the Irish School of Ecumenics), peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland and the work of the Methodist Church 1940-99 (D/4360)
  • Seamus Mallon, MP for Newry and Armagh: constituency papers 1986-2005 (D/4219)


Labour History Archive and Study Centre (People's History Museum/University of Central Lancashire)

  • George Lloyd Matthews, communist and editor of the Daily Worker (1917-2005): additional corresp

Royal Society

  • Heinz Otto Schild, Professor of Pharmacology: corresp rel to Schild, incl records rel to Schild's wartime internment on the Isle of Man 1932-1969


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Joseph Chamberlain, statesman (addnl): misc letters 1881-1903 (JCLAdd/602-JCLAdd/614)

Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Deeds rel to Leek Liberal Club property 1890-1921 (DM 2040)
  • Papers and ephemera rel to the Liberal and Liberal Democrat parties 1927-2004 (DM 2028, DM 2034, DM 2037, DM 2045)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Sir Geoffrey Storrs Fry, private secretary to Stanley Baldwin: corresp and papers c1850-1950 (MS Add. 9710)
  • Cambridge University Socialist Club (addnl): minutes 1956-1959 (MS Add. 7455 (addnl))

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett Amery (1873-1955), statesman: misc corresp (AMEL)
  • Jeremy William Bray MP (1930-2002): further papers (BRAY)
  • Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, statesman: corresp with Samuel Smethurst while MP for Oldham c1900-05 (WCHL)
  • Sir Frederick William Dampier Deakin (1913-2005), historian: corresp and papers, mainly rel to research on the Second World War (DEAK)
  • Charles Patrick Fleeming Jenkin (b1926), Lord Jenkin of Roding, politician: further political and personal papers (JENK)
  • Sir Alan Frederick Lascelles, private secretary to George VI (addnl): letters to Sir Rupert Hart-Davis 1957-81 (LASL AS)
  • Kenneth Alfred Lamport Parker, civil servant: papers rel to the London Civil Defence Region c1941-45 and riots in Britain in 1981 c1938-81 (PARKER)
  • John Alan Redwood, MP: political papers c1975-83 (RDWD)
  • Nigel John Spearing MP (b1930): papers rel to European affairs (SPRG)
  • Finchley Conservative Association (addnl): misc papers 20th cent (FINC)

Hull University Archives

  • Patrick Thomas Cormack, Knight Politician: additional constituency and subject files c 1990-2004 (DPK)
  • Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury, politician: additional corresp and subject files c 1990-2004 (DML)
  • Joseph Kevin McNamara, MP: additional constituency corresp and subject files c 1970-2004 (DMC)
  • John Leslie Prescott, MP: additional constituency corresp and subject files 1995-2003 (DMR)
  • Clive Soley, Politician: subject files rel to Northern Ireland and the press c 1980-2004

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Louisa Garrett Anderson, physician and suffragette: records incl corresp with Elizabeth Garrett Anderson c1900-1918 (7LGA)
  • Eunice Guthrie Murray, Suffragette: diaries 1895-1918 (7EGM)
  • Maternity Alliance: records incl minutes, annual reports and accounts c1980-2005 (5MAL)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Ann Carlton, Labour Party Official: corresp and papers rel to the Labour Party 1965-2004 (CARLTON)
  • Dianne Hayter, General Secretary of the Fabian Society: records rel to the Fabian Society, incl corresp, agendas and minutes 1977-1998 (HAYTER)
  • Lena May Jeger, Baroness Jeger, journalist and politician: records incl corresp 1943-2004 (JEGER)
  • Michael Joseph Oakeshott, Professor of Political Science: additional papers c 1921-1983 (OAKESHOTT)
  • Stanley Orme, Baron Orme of Salford, politician: corresp and papers rel to political career c1970-2005 (ORME)
  • Peter Tatchell, gay activist politician: additional papers 2004 (HCA/TATCHELL)
  • Richard Scurrah Wainwright, politician: records incl corresp c1939-2003 (WAINWRIGHT)
  • Liberal Democrats: additional records 1976-2004 (LIBERAL DEMOCRATS)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Connie Ford, veterinarian, poet and Communist: additional corresp c1954-1998 (CF)

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

  • Britain-Biafra Association: papers and photographs rel to Biafra-Nigeria war 1959-70 (MSS Afr. s. 2399)
  • Papers collected by Jesmond Blumenfeld rel to Liberal Party of South Africa, the National Union of South African Students and the South African Institute of Race Relations. 1961-2000 (MSS Afr. s. 2392)
  • Collection of articles and ephemera rel to the National Party of South Africa and the 1992 referendum on participatory democracy 1992 (MSS Afr. s. 2383)
  • Letters from George Peake, South African trade unionist and former political prisoner on Robben Island, Clarice Hopgood 1966-75 (MSS Afr. s. 2403)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Leonard James Callaghan, Baron Callaghan (1912-2005), statesman: additional papers
  • Arthur William James Greenwood, Baron Greenwood of Rossendale (19111982), statesman: additional papers
  • Edward Grey, Viscount Grey of Falloden (18621933), statesman: letters to Captain Frank Barton with family corresp c1890-1933
  • Alastair Stanley Douglas Service (b. 1933), writer, historian and campaigner: memoir
  • Archibald Richard James Southby (1886-1969), 1st Baronet, Politician: papers

Oxford University: St Antony's College: Middle East Centre Archive

  • Donald Blackburn, missionary: collected material on Middle East incl accounts of shooting of Archdeacon Campbell in Jerusalem and of the civil war in Jordan (1970) 1941-73 (0378)
  • Brian Lapping Associates Ltd, film makers: post-production script of documentary 'Israel and the Arabs: the Elusive Peace', with transcripts of interviews with leading participants 2002-05 (0383)
  • Additional material rel to Sudan Conferences, incl material by Bona Malwal, mission statement of the South Sudan Democrative Forum and texts of lectures from conference 'Slavery in Sudan and its Impact on the Peace Process' 2005 (0368)

Sheffield University Library

  • scrapbooks (2) compiled by Douglas Peroni, a member of the British Union of Fascists 1935-1950 (MS 338)

University of Wales Swansea, Archives, Library and Information Services

  • Alistair Wilson, general practitioner and political activist: papers c1935-1981 (2005/6)
  • Cefn Cribwr Branch Labour Party: records (2005/22)
  • Maesteg and District Trades and Labour Party: records (2005/22)
  • Maesteg Independent Labour Party: records (2005/22)
  • Ogmore Divisional Labour Party: records (2005/22)
  • Rhymney Ward Labour Party: records (2005/22)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Frank Chapple, Socialist Activist: papers 1966-1984 (MSS.387/6)
  • Alan Clinton, Politician: political papers and corresp 1965-1990 (MSS.539)