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Major accessions to repositories in 2010 relating to Politics (20th cent)


Archifau Ynys Mon / Anglesey Archives

  • John Williams Hughes, journalist and broadcaster: papers and photographs including material relating to the Spanish Civil War 1937-2006 (GB 221/WM 2297,)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Ardrossan Labour Party: records incl minutes c1940-1979 (10/44)

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Brian Iddon, MP: diary, papers, early day motions and campaign material 1997-2010 (ZIDD)

Brent Archives

  • London Borough of Brent: planned award comprising presentation scroll and silver case intended for Nelson Mandela 1990 (A50/2010)

Bristol Record Office

  • Lockleaze Labour Party: minute books and agendas 1989-1998 (44403)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Cambridge City Labour Party: additional records, incl women's section minutes and newscutting books 1943-1995 (R110/087)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Chester City Council Conservative Group: minutes 1973-91 (D7911)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Westminster Labour Party: campaign material 1974-2010 (Acc 2663)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Cornish Constitutional Convention: campaign corresp 1992-2004 (X1167)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • James Askew, industrial relations officer and local politician: papers c 1950-2008 (YDJA)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Eric Anthony Martlew, MP for Carlisle: constituency and political papers 1987-2009 (DMART)

Devon Record Office

  • George Lambert, 1st Viscount Lambert: personal and political papers 1885-1958 (7793)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Rosalie Winterton, MP: additional constituency corresp 1997-2007 (DD/RW)

Durham County Record Office

  • Chris Foote Wood, politician: records 1980-2005 (7666)

Essex Record Office

  • Norman Frederick Hidden, teacher and poet: album of 'Political Memories', incl corresp, newscuttings and other papers rel to candidacy for Harwich and Chelmsford constituencies 1944-1950 (A12967)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Strathclyde Anti-Poll Tax Federation: records 1988-1990 (TD1804)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Morrison family, Viscounts Dunrossil: papers belonging to the late Alasdair Morrison mainly comprising material of and rel to his father William Shepherd Morrison (1893-1961) 1st Viscount Dunrossil (MP for Cirencester and Tewkesbury, Speaker of the House of Commons and Governor General of Australia) and mother, incl corresp, photographs, diaries and papers 1920-1979 (D11936)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Sandra Julia Gidley, politician: CD of casework as MP, example standard letters c2000-2010 (82A10)
  • Michael Mates, MP: papers incl material rel to elections, constituency corresp, papers rel to Conservative leadership elections 1974-2010 (161A10)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • John Dore, socialist and academic: papers c1950-1989 (Acc 4959)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Albert Hazell, MP, President of the National Union of Agricultural Workers: political and personal papers c1935-2007 (ACC 2009/351, ACC 2010/22)

Northumberland Archives

  • Northumberland Independent Labour Party: records 1916-1928 (NRO 08918)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Labour Party: minutes, accounts, reports, branch files, photographs 1908-2010 (7779)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Plymouth Liberal Association: committee minutes Friary Ward 1896-1925 (3613)

Sheffield Archives

  • Richard George Caborn, politician: constituency files 1960s-2010 (MP7)
  • Communist Party of Great Britain, Yorkshire region: minutes, papers and newsletters c1970-1978 (X395)
  • Stocksbridge Constituency Labour Party: minutes and accounts 1924-1985 (X426)

Shropshire Archives

  • Merched y Wawr, Oswestry: minutes of meetings, account book, programmes 1974-2006 (8116)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ipswich Constituency Labour Party: additional records 1957-2009 (GK400)
  • Peasenhall and District Labour Party: minute book, members list and misc papers 1953-1956 (GK406)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • James Mackay Cousins, politician: papers and corresp c2000-2010 (DF.JMC)
  • Arthur Henderson, Labour leader and statesman: personal papers and corresp c1914-1979 (DX1384)
  • Houghton-le-Spring Labour Party: minutes and membership books 1977-2009 (PO.LAB9)

Walsall Local History Centre

  • Bruce George, MP: records from London office c1980 - 2010 (Acc 1477)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Westbourne and Woodmancote Conservative Association: minutes 1903-89 (Acc 15679)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • James Whiteside Gray, politician: corresp from constituents excluded from North Wiltshire by boundary changes in 2010 1997-2010 (3910)
  • Robert Simon Key, MP: additional constituency corresp 1979-2010 (3892)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Ben Chapman, MP: political papers 1997-2010 (1889)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Dennis O'Donnell, Communist and councillor for Bilston New Town: corresp, photographs, postcards and other material 1916 - 1962 (DW-22)
  • Wolverhampton South West Conservative Association: minute books 1907-1967 (D-SO-54)


Jersey Archive

  • Don Filleul, Deputy of Jersey: States papers, business papers, papers rel to Waterfront Enterprise Board and Jersey Heritage Trust 1930-2010 (JA/1729)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • John McDiarmid Airlie, Labour councillor: personal and political papers 1899-1953 (Acc.13203)
  • James Mark Craigen, MP: typescript articles chiefly rel to the Co-operative movement 1997-2009 (Acc.13212)
  • Eustace George Willis, politician: personal and political papers 1911-76 (Acc.13208)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor, statesman: manuscripts notes concerning the Honours System in Britain 1922 (NLW MS 23981)
  • Richard Arthur Lloyd Livsey, Baron Livesey of Talgarth and politician: political papers 1935-2010 (Lord Livsey's Papers)

Parliamentary Archives

  • Edmund Pike, House of Commons Postmaster: letters and telegrams c1885-1910 (PIK)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Charles Edward Henry John Mulholland, 4th Baron Dunleath, politician: letters, genealogies and ephemera 1839-1991 (D4179)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Ronald Leighton, politician: papers incl corresp 1981-1993 (LEIGHTON)
  • Unite Against Fascism: minutes, corresp and records c1975-2010 (UAF)

Black Cultural Archives

  • Ansel Wong, political activist: minutes, reports, journals, corresp and photographs 1960-1990 (WONG)

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

  • Kay Beauchamp, Communist Party International Secretary: diaries, papers and photographs c 1914-1985 (1305)
  • Michael Foot, politician and author: literary and political papers c 1935-2009
  • Frank Gomersall, Labour Party defence advisor: memoirs 1956-63 (1323)
  • Imelda Mary Read, Labour member of the European Parliament: political papers 1989-2004 (1312)
  • Labour Party: European Parliamentary Labour Party records 1992-2009 (1321)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Election addresses, manifestos, and other materials relating to the General Election held on 6 May 2010 2010 (DM2240)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Edward Hilton Young, 1st Baron Kennet, politician: additional papers (MS Kennet (additional))

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Robert Finlayson Cook, politician: political papers 1980s-1997 (COOK)
  • Peter Cropper, special adviser: political papers 1970-1980s (CPPR)
  • Sir John Major, prime minister: personal and political papers 1990s (MAJR)
  • Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, prime minister: Private Office speech files 2000s (THCR)
  • John Wakeham, Baron Wakeham, politician: personal and political papers 1981-2001 (WKHM)
  • Wayland Hilton Young, 2nd Baron Kennet, author and politician: personal and political papers 1930-1990s (KNNT)

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Palace Green Section

  • Frank Denys Kingdon, administrator, Sudan Political Service: photographs of Sudan 1920-1948 (SAD)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • Sir Patrick Thomas Cormack, politician: additional papers 1970-2008 (U DPK)
  • Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury, politician: additional subject files 1980-2006 (U DML)
  • John Leslie Prescott, MP: additional subject files 1980-2005 (U DMR)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • George Cunningham, politician: papers 1935-1966 (CUNNINGHAM)
  • George Kiloh, historian: papers rel to Young Liberals and the Liberal Party 1968-1970 (KILOH)
  • Paul Archer Tyler, politician: papers 1959-2009 (TYLER)
  • Jeffrey Weeks, sociologist and gay activist: corresp and papers 1968-2010 (WEEKS)
  • Griffith Vaughan Williams, gay activist: corresp and papers c1960-2000 (HCA/WILLIAMS)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts

  • James Bryce, Viscount Bryce, statesman: additional papers
  • Edmund Dell, Labour MP: additional papers incl pocket diaries c1947-97
  • Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, statesman: letters (25) to Sir Henry Stracey
  • Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher, historian and statesman: additional family papers incl diaries and corresp
  • Philip Fothergill, Liberal politician: papers
  • Sir Edward Richard George Heath, statesman: personal and political corresp and papers with photographs, cuttings and audio-visual material

University of Huddersfield: Archives & Special Collections

  • Michael Clapham, politician: papers rel to his work as MP for Barnsley West and Penistone 1990s-2000s (MC)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Anti-Nazi League: financial records 1978-1982 (738)