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Major accessions to repositories in 2006 relating to Politics (20th cent)


Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Barking Liberal and Labour Club: minutes 1939-1992 (2006/022)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Bedford Communist Party: minutes and papers 1930-1948 (Z1240)
  • Fabian Society, Luton branch: minutes and papers 1942-1956 (Z1239)
  • North-East Bedfordshire Constituency Labour Party: minutes and papers 1933-1975 (X927)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Tenterden Labour Party: records incl minutes, agendas and published material 1975-2003 (Acc7182)

Cornwall Record Office

  • St Kew Liberal Association: minutes 1965-1987 (X1264)

Croydon Archives Service

  • South Norwood Labour Party: minute book 1968-1982 (A845)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Philip Whitehead, MP and MEP: papers, articles, obituaries and tributes c1990-2006 (D6580)

Devon Record Office

  • Exmouth and Hundred of East Budleigh Conservative Association: minutes 1835-1842 (Acc 6925)
  • Teignbridge Constituency Conservative Association: records incl branch minutes and papers 1925-2006 (Acc 6887)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Rosalie Winterton, MP: constituency corresp 1998-2003 (DD/RW)

Dorset History Centre

  • Mary Josephine Collier, Baroness Monkswell, diarist: diaries, household accounts and papers 1874-1931
  • Weymouth and District Labour Party: minutes, accounts and papers 1935-1990

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Brierley Hill Labour Party: corresp, leaflets and newsletters 20th cent (Acc 9402)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Bearsden

  • Milngavie and Bearsden Social Democratic Party: minutes 1983-1988

East Sussex Record Office

  • British Union of Fascists: list of detainees 1939-45 (ACC 9351)
  • Sussex Young Conservatives: records incl minutes 1972-86 (ACC 9451)

Essex Record Office

  • Chelmsford Co-operative Party: minutes 1944-80 and plans and misc records 19th-20th cent 19th cent-20th cent (D/Z 504 addl)

Falkirk Council Archives

  • Stirling, Falkirk and Grangemouth Burghs Conservative and Unionist Association: minutes and publicity material 1918-1972 (A1703)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Stephen Barry Jones, Baron Jones of Deeside, MP for Flint East: parliamentary and personal papers incl papers rel to the opening of Senedd Assembly building 2005-2006 (D/DM/1016 addnl.)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Gaelic League: Glasgow branch: minute books 1897-1956 (TD1641)

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre

  • Hammersmith Conservative and Constitutional Association: corresp, reports and articles of association 1904-1913 (DD/1041)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Martin Kyrle, Liberal Democrat councillor: Eastleigh Borough and Romsey Constituency Liberal Democrat records, with corresp 1989-2003 (10A06)
  • Roger Price, councillor and Mayor of Fareham: papers rel to political work 1982-2000 (9A06)
  • East Hampshire Conservative Association: minutes and annual reports 1897-1994 (105A06)

Hillingdon Local Studies and Archives

  • Uxbridge Conservative and Unionist Association, Harmondsworth ward: membership book 1945-1947 (ADB/06/106)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Lambeth Conservative Association: minutes 1933-1983 (2006/8)

Liverpool Record Office

  • David Vasmer, Liberal councillor: council minutes, newsletters, party documents and newspaper cuttings rel to the Toxteth riots of 1981 1979-1986 (Acc. 6064)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Sir Forrest Fulton MP, judge and recorder of London: corresp and papers incl political papers rel to West Ham constituency 1880-1929 (CLA/)
  • Enfield Southgate Constituency Labour Party: records incl annual general meeting papers and papers rel to campaigns and policy reforms 1997-2001 (B06/015)
  • Greater London Labour Party: papers incl corresp, reports and publications 1986-1991 (ACC/2959)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Margaret Roff, Manchester city councillor and lesbian rights campaigner: papers incl minutes of local authority committees and steering groups, corresp, newspaper clippings and memorials to her career 1984-1996 (M746)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Great Yarmouth Constituency Labour Party: further records 1951-2006 (SO 215)
  • Mid-Norfolk Conservative Association, Dereham Branch: minutes, accounts, corresp and papers 1960-1999 (ACC 2006/78)
  • North Norfolk Conservative Association: further minutes 1927-1972 (ACC 2006/152)
  • North Norfolk Conservative Association, Hellesdon Branch: records 1963-1979 (ACC 2005/303)
  • Norwich Labour Party (addnl): press cuttings, photographs c1950-1995 (SO 198 additional)
  • Norwich Labour Party, St Stephen's Branch: minutes and papers 1990-2003 (ACC 2006/97)

North Devon Record Office

  • Fulford family of Bideford: farm and household accounts, diaries and papers and wartime ephemera, family corresp, papers re Bideford Borough Council and mayoralty, court circuit papers, local maps and Liberal Party papers. 1913-2003 (2006 Acc 30)
  • Peter Christie, local councillor, Bideford and Torridge: corresp and papers rel to elections 1999-2005 (2006 Acc 16)
  • Bideford Green Party: further corresp and ephemera 1972-2005 (2006 Acc 7)

Northumberland Collections Service

  • Gordon Johnston Adam, Member of the European Parliament: corresp, notes and papers 1959-2000 (NRO 4852)
  • Gordon Johnston Adam, Member of the European Parliament: additional papers c1980-99 (NRO 06990)
  • Northumbrians for Peace: records 1980-2005 (NRO 07019)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham South Constituency Labour Party: Park branch attendance book 1987-2001 (7019)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Blairgowrie, Rattray and District Liberal Association: minutes 1889-1950 (ACC06/22)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Plymouth Liberal Association: notebook of W P Hornbrook, honorary secretary, Friary Ward incl notes on council and guardians elections 1868-1922 (Acc 3175)
  • Plymouth Liberal Association: Liberal candidates parliamentary election communication papers 20th cent (Acc 3228)

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service

  • Graham Heaney, Labour politician, Portsmouth: papers rel to council and Labour Group 1989-2005 (X/2035A)

Rotherham Archives and Local Studies

  • Rotherham District Labour Party: minutes 1976-1999 (688-G)

Sheffield Archives

  • Mike Bowers, leader of Sheffield City Council: records 1990-1995 (CA)
  • Peter Moore, Liberal Democrat councillor: papers incl corresp and reports 1999-2000 (X8)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ipswich Constituency Labour Party: further papers and photographs 20th cent (GK400)

Surrey History Centre

  • Frank Baker, peace activist: corresp and papers with those of his wife Isabel, rel to Labour politics, peace work etc, particularly minutes and corresp of Dorking Peace Council 1971-4 1939-82 (7934)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Junior Imperial and Constitutional League: Walkerville branch: minutes 1928-1930 (PO.CON3)
  • Newcastle upon Tyne East Conservative Association: Walkerville women's branch minutes 1949-1970 (PO.CON3)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Nigel John Spearing, Labour MP: scrapbook rel to his 1964 election campaign for Warwick and Leamington constituency 1964 (CR4024)
  • Warwick and Leamington Conservative Association: records incl minutes, financial records and newspaper cuttings. 1885-1997 (CR4033)

West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services: Clydebank Library

  • Clydebank Liberal Association: minute book 1925-1951 (GDC4)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Glynneath Branch Labour Party: membership fees receipt book 1980-1997 (Lab/GN 2/1)
  • Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Ward Labour Party: minutes 1990-2002 (Lab/GG 1)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Worcester Liberal Association: minutes and agenda papers 20th cent (BA14335)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Fabian Society: Edinburgh branch: additional records 1964-1984 (Acc.12659)

Parliamentary Archives

  • Roland Boyes MP: photographs and associated papers 20th cent (acc No 4728)
  • Margaret McCrorie Herbison: personal political papers whilst serving as MP for North Lanarkshire 1948-1950 (HER)


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

  • Dianne Hayter, general secretary of the Fabian Society: additional papers incl research material for the book 'Fightback!' c1990-2006 (Acc 1202 & 1026)

Working Class Movement Library

  • Bill Moore, communist: papers rel 5th Congress of the Red International of Labour Unions and National Unemployed Workers Movement 1920-1930
  • Salford City Labour Party: account books, parliamentary election accounts 1928-1983


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Brian Pearce, historian and translator: corresp, research notes, printed material 20th cent
  • Alistair Tough, archivist: papers, incl corresp with Dr Mary Esslemont and material rel to involvement in Liberal Party politics

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Oliver Ridsdale Baldwin (1899-1958), 2nd Earl Baldwin of Bewdley: corresp and papers (MS Add. 9735)
  • Cambridge University Labour Club: corresp of DA Gohl rel to its history 1953-1954 (MS Add. 9741)
  • Cambridge University Liberal Club: further papers (MS 7785)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett Amery, politician and journalist: corresp with his mother 1896-99 (AMEL 6/1/31)
  • Bernard Donoughue, Baron Donoughue, journalist: political and other papers c1964-2004 (DNGH)
  • William Stephen Richard King-Hall (1893-1966), Baron King-Hall, MP, author: papers (STKH)
  • Charles Patrick Fleeming Jenkin (b1926), Lord Jenkin of Roding, politician: further papers (JENK)
  • Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman, MP: engagement diaries 1954-2003 (KAUF)
  • Sir Antony Alexander Part, civil servant: further corresp and papers c1938-90 (PART)
  • John Enoch Powell, politician and author: additional corresp with Ralph Harris c1963-74 (POLL 1/1/49)
  • David Richard Thorpe, biographer: additional corresp and papers rel to his biography of Anthony Eden c1989-97 (THRP)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes, economist: additional reports and corresp rel to his work in the Foreign Office 1914-20 and letters (7) from Dora Carrington 1917-19 1914-20 (JMK)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Dundee Conservative and Unionist Association: minute books, corresp and photographs 1909-1970 (2006/211)

Hull University Archives

  • Sir Patrick Thomas Cormack MP: additional constituency and subject files c1990-2005 (DPK)
  • Roy Sydney George Hattersley MP: additional political speeches c1980-1999 (DRH)
  • Dianne Hayter, general secretary of the Fabian Society: research and papers rel to publication of 'Fightback!' 1980s

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Elspeth Rosamund Morton Howe, Lady Howe of Aberavon, Baroness Howe of Idlicote: papers, corresp, speeches, publications and reports rel equal opportunity issues c1970-2000 (7ELH)

London University: Institute of Education

  • Nigel John Spearing MP: misc papers rel to education, government and the Socialist Educational Association 1962-2002 (DC/01/06)

Sheffield University Library

  • Lazar Zaidman, communist and Jewish activist: additional papers 1911-64 (MS 118)

Southampton University Library

  • Alan Campbell-Johnson, Liberal activist and public relations consultant: papers incl service with Lord Mountbatten in Supreme Allied Command South East Asia and when Viceroy of India 1943-75 (MS 350)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Dianne Hayter, General Secretary of the Fabian Society: collection of political material incl papers on St Ermins Group 20th cent (MSS.552)