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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to Politics (20th cent)


Bromley Local Studies & Archives

  • Beckenham Conservative Association: minutes and publications 1938-97 (1840)

Bury Archives Service

  • Heywood and Radcliffe Liberal Association: minutes 1929-1946 (GLR)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Canterbury Constituency Labour Party: records c1937-85 (U506)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Beaconsfield Conservative Association, Gerrards Cross branch: minutes, corresp, newsletters, records of the women's section 1946-87 (D 163)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Tunbridge Wells Liberal Democrats, Borough Council group: agendas, minutes and corresp 1993-2001 (Acc7466)
  • Tunbridge Wells Liberal Democrats: records incl agendas, minutes, corresp rel to conference motion on recognition for transsexuals, manifestoes 1988-2003 (Acc7465)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Truro Labour Party: cash book 1971-1987 (X1307)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Carlisle Liberal Club Ltd: records incl minute books, ledgers and photographs 1881-2002 (DSO 261)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Kirkby Stephen Liberal Association: minute books 1905-1980 (WDSo 340)
  • Westmorland and Lonsdale Conservative and Unionist Association, Langdale branch: minutes, subscriptions book, corresp and other papers 1966-1995 (WDSo 339)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • JD Clemence, Social Democratic Party activist: papers rel to formation and operation of SDP in North Wales c1980-89 (DD/DM/1655)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Balby Labour Party: minutes, accounts, correspondence 1966-1995 (DS116)
  • Doncaster Central Labour Party: minutes, accounts, corresp 1957-2007 (DS/117)

Essex Record Office

  • Coggeshall Liberal Club: ledger 1917-1930 (D/Z 530)
  • Witham and District Branch Labour Party: further minutes and papers 1928-1975 (D/Z 515)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Fabian Society, Cheltenham branch: membership records, corresp and accounts 20th cent (D11379)

Hillingdon Local Studies and Archives

  • Uxbridge Conservative and Unionist Association, Harmondsworth ward: record book 1945 (A06/106)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Alexander Claude Forster Boulton, MP for Huntingdonshire North: corresp and papers 1898-1944 (Accession 5221)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Peter Leslie Pike MP: constituency corresp 1995-2005 (DDX 2335)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Douglas Martin Hogg, MP: Parliamentary constituency papers 1997-2005 (HOGG)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Militant Tendency: records c1890-1899 (Acc 6204)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Mansfield Labour Group: minutes 1959-1968 (7339)

Sheffield Archives

  • Richard George Caborn MP: papers incl constituency and subject files (MP7)
  • Sheffield Co-operative Party: payment book 1923-1946 (X168)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Woolston Labour Party: minutes 1939-60

West Sussex Record Office

  • Graham Forshaw, leader of West Sussex County Council: papers incl diaries, and material rel to West Sussex County Council Conservative Group c1990-2008 (AM170)
  • West Wittering Conservative and Unionist Assocication: minutes c1929-1982 (Acc 15314)
  • The Witterings Women's Conservative and Unionist Association: minutes c1929-82 (Acc 15314)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Clifford Stephenson, Huddersfield Liberal councillor: scrap books 1934-1989 (WYK1487)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Malvern Labour Party: minutes, membership lists, papers rel to elections 1986-2004 (BA14728)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Sir John Evelyn Leslie Wrench, author and politician: family albums 1868-1939 (Add. 86547-68)

British Library, Sound Archive

  • Stefan Terlezki, Conservative MP: recordings narrating his life story incl political speeches 1940-2000 (C1311)

Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Thomas Cyril Nobbs, Fascist: papers rel to his membership of British Union of Fascists and internment 1937-1944

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Robert John Graham Boothby, Baron Boothby, politician: papers 1904-86 (Acc.12929)
  • Tam Dalyell, politician: papers rel to Scottish devolution 1965-69 (Acc.12918)
  • George Dott, Scottish Nationalist: papers, notebooks and war diaries 1909-64 (Acc.12987)
  • Robert Douglas Mcintyre MP, physician: personal and political papers 20th cent (Acc.12917)
  • Francis Cameron Yeaman, Scottish nationalist and politician: corresp and papers 1931-85 (Acc.12944)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • William Blease, Baron Blease of Cromac, trade union official and politician: papers 1940-2000 (D4439)
  • Peter John McLachlan, politician and social worker: papers incl material rel to political career as Unionist Party of Northern Ireland Assembly member, work with the Peace People, interest in penal reform and involvement with community and voluntary groups 1960-99 (D4448)
  • South Belfast Constituency Labour Party: records incl minutes 1945-60 (D4440)


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

  • Donald F Alger, Labour Party agent: diaries, corresp and notebooks 1920-1969 (Acc 1264)
  • Dianne Hayter, General Secretary of the Fabian Society: additional research and political papers, incl Labour Party NEC minutes and Socialist Society Executive papers 1951-2008 (Acc 1268)
  • Percy Lawrence Wells MP: letters (12) sent home to his family while attending meetings of Foreign Ministers in Paris 1946 (Acc 1259)
  • Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign: campaign papers incl minutes, accounts and fundraising files 1980-1999 (Acc 1262)
  • Labour Party: additional conference reports and National Executive Committee papers 1998-2007 (Acc 1263, Acc 1266)


Bangor University, Archives and Special Collections

  • Thomas Henry Oliver Stanley, 8th Baron Stanley of Alderley: House of Lords corresp and papers 1972-99 (2008/4)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Keith Britto, electoral analyst: polling data and related papers c1970-89 (BRTO)
  • Sir Robin Chichester-Clark, Ulster Unionist MP: personal and political papers c1950-2008 (CCLK)
  • Douglas Eden, lecturer and local politician in London: papers rel to the Social Democratic Alliance c1971-89 (EDEN)
  • Sir Bernard Ingham, civil servant: additional papers rel to SONE (Supporters of Nuclear Energy) c1990-2008 (INGH)
  • Sir Cyril Berkeley Ormerod, director of public relations, British Information Service (New York): papers c1940-69 (ORMD)
  • Sir Adam Nicholas Ridley, investment banker and economic adviser: minutes and ministerial dossiers c1979-84 (RDLY)
  • Nicholas Ridley, Baron Ridley, politician: papers 1945-93 (RIDL)
  • Derek Scott, economist, former economic adviser to Denis Healey and Tony Blair: economic papers 1970-2003 (SCTT)
  • Sir Alan Arthur Walters, economist: papers as an economic adviser to Margaret Thatcher c1980-86 (WTRS)
  • Centre for Policy Studies: corresp and papers of the energy group c1970-89 (THCR AS)
  • Sir Henry Frederick Ross Catherwood MEP: additional scrapbooks, speeches and articles 1964-94 (CATH)
  • David Patrick Maxwell-Fyfe, Earl of Kilmuir: further diaries, corresp and papers c1930-67 (KLMR)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Dundee Conservative and Unionist Association: additional membership and subscription records 1969-2004 (2008/287)

Hull University Archives

  • Sir Patrick Thomas Cormack, MP: additional subject files and corresp c1990-2000 (DPK)
  • Peter Duncan Crampton MEP: additional papers, incl press releases and British Fishermen's Association compensation claim following the decline of deep water fishing and the extension of fishing limits of other countries 1987-2001 (DCN)
  • Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury, politician: additional papers incl corresp c1992-2003 (DML)
  • Joan Catherine McMichael, physician and communist: papers and pamphlets rel to Medical Aid Committee for Vietnam, Communist Party, China and other related subjects c1930-1990 (DAJ)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Henry Mayers Hyndman, Socialist leader: corresp with Rosalind Travers, his second wife 1913-1921 (COLL MISC 1192)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • James Archibald Morrison, MP for Nottingham: volume of newspaper cuttings 1908-1912 (MS 824)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Beatrice Dorothy Addison, 2nd wife of 1st Viscount Addison: diaries and additional papers
  • Charles Roden Buxton, politician: postcards (incl some by Noel Buxton) while on diplomatic mission in the Balkans 1914
  • Sir Donald Arthur Logan, diplomat: consolidated version of records concerning Suez crisis 1956-2007
  • John Primatt Redcliffe Maud, Baron Redcliffe-Maud, public servant: papers, with material rel to Lady Redcliffe-Maud

Swansea University Archives

  • Ness Edwards, Labour MP: additional papers c1936-2005 (2008/17)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Rodney Bickerstaffe, trade union leader: UNISON and NALGO papers, speeches, cuttings; Labour Party campaign material c1930-2006 (acc no 657)