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Major accessions to repositories in 2012 relating to Politics (20th cent)


Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Service

  • George Brooker, Labour councillor: minutes, corresp, accounts and photographs 1931-2001 (ACQ2012/030)

Ceredigion Archives

  • Aberystwyth Anti Poll Tax Campaign: records (DSO/136)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Macclesfield Divisional Labour Party: minutes 1918-1977 (D 8224)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Elfin Llwyd, barrister and politician: files rel to his membership of parliament c1990-2010 (CX496)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • William Brewis Redmayne, Liberal councillor, congregationalist and photographer: photographs of rural life, corresp and papers 1910-70 (DX 2103)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Edwina Currie, politician, novelist and broadcaster: subject files incl corresp and related ephemera, court documents and related papers, corresp and legal advice c1980-1999 (D5639)

Dorset History Centre

  • Poole Labour Party: papers 1910-1975 (D/PLP)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee Unionist Association: newscuttings book, mainly rel to Florence Horsbrugh MP 1926-1947 (GD/X543)

East Dunbartonshire Leisure & Culture Trust

  • Charles Kennedy, councillor: papers incl Milton of Campsie Labour Party minute book 1939-2003 (2012/32)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • Sir James Puckering Gibson MP: letters rel to him c1870-1911 (Accession 882)

Essex Record Office

  • West Essex Conservative Club: minutes 1931-1954 (A13408: D/Z 596)

Falkirk Archives

  • Cathy Peattie, MSP for Falkirk East: papers (A2085)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Sir William Stevenson Gray, Lord Provost of Glasgow: papers, photographs, news cuttings 20th cent (TD1879)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Dursley and District Branch of the Stroud Liberal association: minutes, membership data, scrapbooks and ephemera c1920-2009 (D12940)

Greenwich Heritage Centre

  • George Whale, solicitor, politician: papers incl corresp rel to Woolwich and District Hospital (GW1)

Hackney Archives Department

  • Hackney North and Stoke Newington Labour Party: records incl committee papers, reports and accounts 1980-1990 (2012/47)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Brenda Machin, councillor and mayor of Andover: scrapbooks rel to her role as councillor and mayor, and her husband's appointment as vicar of Andover 1952-62 (10A12)
  • Durley Conservative Association: minutes 1985-92 (19A12)
  • East Hampshire Conservative Association: additional minutes 1938-90 (19A12)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Michael Ewen Macdonald Foxley, physician and local councillor: papers rel to local government, planning and fish farming c1980-2007 (L/D76)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • James Mortimer Peddie, Baron Peddie, businessman and politician: papers rel to Hull Sunday Association and Ministry of Information in Hull 1891-1945 (C DIIP)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • St Neots and District Liberal Club: minutes, accounts, annual reports, club rules and caretaker's agreements 1910-1942 (Accession 5510)

Norfolk Record Office

  • South Norfolk Conservative Association, Little Ellingham and Rockland branch: minutes, secretary's file, accounts and financial papers 1964-1991 (SO 289)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Rushcliffe Conservative Association: minutes, accounts and corresp 19th - 21st cent (8203)

Orkney Archive

  • Orkney Movement: papers (D123)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Salisbury Club, Conservative Party, Henley-on-Thames: minutes 1896-1922 (Acc 6067)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Scone Conservative and Unionist Association minute book 1885-1959,Pitlochry Conservative and Unionist Association minute books 1972-2000, Atholl Conservative and Unionist Association cash book 1976-2005, Bridge of Cally, Glenshee and Blacklunans Conservative and Unionist Association/Strathardle and Glenshee Conservative and Unionist Association cash book 1948-98, Fowlis Wester Conservative and Unionist Association cash book 1948-82 1885-1959 (ACC12/35)

Salford City Archive

  • Barton upon Irwell Conservative Club Building Co Ltd: share and accounts ledgers 1879-1962 (Acc 831)

Sheffield Archives

  • Sheffield Hallam Constituency Conservative Party: minutes and records 1918 - 2007 (2012/91)

Shropshire Archives

  • Bruce Joseph Grocott, Baron Grocott of Telford, Labour MP and Journalist: personal papers 1987-2001 (8488)

Surrey History Centre

  • David Borrman, Woking councillor: papers and photographs c1960-2011 (8981)
  • Guildford Conservative Association: receipts and payments ledger 1975-84 (9111)
  • Worplesdon and District Conservative and Unionist Association: minutes 1906-14 (9111)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Austin Hopkinson, MP and Audenshaw councillor: photographs and election material c 1940-49 (4164)
  • Ashton-under-Lyne West End Working Men's Conservative Club: records c 1890-1990 (4156)

Wandsworth Heritage Service

  • Roehampton Conservative Club: records incl minutes and registers of members 1929-2004 (D214)


National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Olwen Davies, opera singer and political activist: papers rel to CND Cymru, International Advisory Group, Aberystwyth Peace Network, Greenham Common and Chernobyl Children's Project c1944-2011 (Olwen Davies CND Papers)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Robin Corbett, Baron Corbett of Castle Vale, politician: papers, corresp and scrapbooks 1964-2008 (CORBETT)
  • Reginald George Ward, labour politician and activist: papers and corresp 1947-1997 (WARD)

Glasgow Women's Library

  • Ingrid McClements, feminist and socialist activist: papers c1970-2008 (2012-10)

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

  • Allan Leslie Merson, communist intellectual: corresp c1938-1990 (Acc 1380)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Stanley H Badock, Dr, Pro-Chancellor and Treasurer of the University of Bristol: letters from Winston Churchill, Neville Chamberlain, Lord Grey of Fallodon, and others to Stanley H Badock 1927-1945 (DM2331)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett Amery, politician and journalist: assorted corresp 1906-1929 (AMEL)
  • Peter Alexander Rupert Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, politician: personal and political papers c1890-2004 (CRTN)
  • Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, prime minister and historian: additional corresp 1922-1932 (WCHL)
  • Sir John Major, prime minister: personal papers 1990s (MAJR)
  • Christopher James Prout, Baron Kingsland, barrister and politician: additional political papers and corresp c1986-2007 (KGLD)
  • Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister: political and personal papers incl corresp with Sir Eldon Griffiths 1980s-2000s (THCR)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • James Reid, trade unionist and Rector of Glasgow University: diaries, corresp and papers 1916-2004 (ACCN 3717)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • Eric Reginald Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury, politician: political papers incl subject and corresp files c1990-2011 (0050 U DML)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Douglas Albert Vivian Allen, Baron Croham, politician and civil servant: papers incl records rel to the Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society 1935-2011 (CROHAM)
  • Richard Balfe, politician: personal and political papers 1875-2012 (BALFE)

London University: London School of Economics, The Women's Library

  • Edwina Currie, politician, novelist and broadcaster: papers rel to Currie's book 'What Women Want' 1990s (7EDC)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts

  • Douglas Patrick Thomas Jay, Baron Jay of Battersea, politician: papers 20th cent (6745)
  • Anne Glyn-Jones, author: research notes rel to her biography of Harold Macmilllan, covering 1940-63 2012 (6838)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Sir John Jacob Astor, MP: personal papers incl corresp, news cuttings and photographs 1916 - 1962 (MS 5463)
  • Sir John Lake Astor, politician: personal papers incl corresp, news cuttings and photographs 1916-1952 (MS 5463)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Margaret Stanton, political campaigner: papers 1960-2009 (854)
  • Communist Party of Great Britain, Nottingham branch: minutes, accounts and corresp 1978-1990 (887)