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Major accessions to repositories in 2014 relating to Politics


Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Arthur Walter Parker (1892-1984), Woban Sands Parish Councillor and local history enthusiast: papers and diaries c1908-1983 (X395)
  • Mid Bedfordshire Conservative Association: papers 1918-2009 (X987)

Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Thomas Attwood (1783-1856), political reformer: papers and corresp 18th-20th cent (MS 2685)
  • Robin Corbett (1933-2012), Baron Corbett of Castle Vale, politician: political papers 20th cent (MS 4721)
  • Eliza Mary Sturge (1842-1905), women's activist: letter from Eliza Sturge to Lydia Becker rel to a Women's Suffrage meeting 1874 (MS 4749)

Bristol Record Office

  • Bristol Socialist Society: minutes 1907-1911 (45434)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Cambridge Green Party: minutes, newsletters and press material 1985-1998 (R114/039)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Matthew Owen John Taylor (b 1963), politician: political papers 1985-2010 (X1407)
  • Len Truran (d 1997), Cornish activist and publisher: personal and estate papers 1948-1980 (AD2314)
  • Cornwall Conservative and Unionist Association: records of activities 1949-1950 (AD2315)
  • Letters sent to Colonel Tangye from the Prime Minister's office, rel to home defence in Cornwall during the Second World War 1940-1941 (AD2298)
  • Coal duty petition for Hundred of Trigg 1920 (AD2324)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • Ronald Fryer Dickinson (1916-1985), JP, County Councillor and Alderman of Cumberland County Council: papers rel to work, and with research notes on population, mortality, marriage, households, mobility and occupations in Arlecdon, Ennerdale and Lamplugh, 16th-20th cent 1943-1996 (DDI)
  • Whitehaven Conservative and Constitutional Club: rules, minutes and deeds 1742-1955 (YDSO 95)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Westmorland Constituency Labour Party: minutes, with records of Kendal Labour Party and Kent Estuary Labour Party 1966-2008 (WDSO 384)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Andre and Phyllis Bradley of Barlborough: personal papers rel to 1984-1985 Miners' Strike and its aftermath, incl letters to and from Mr Bradly during his imprisonment, Mrs Bradley's diary, legal papers and ephemera c1980-1989 (D7701)

Dorset History Centre

  • Anthony Jolliffe (b 1938), Lord Mayor of London: diary and photographs 1982-1983 (D/SAJ)
  • West Dorset Liberal Association: account book and papers 1966-1978 (D1446)
  • Election petitions for Bridport, Lyme, Shaftesbury, Wareham and Poole 1836-1857 (D2613)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Tim Sunter (fl 1980-2013), councillor and former leader of Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council: papers 1980-2013 (Acc 9780)

Durham County Record Office

  • Joseph William Gibson-Stephenson (fl 1970-1971), councillor: diaries 1970-1971 (D/X 1343)
  • Photographs of Easington Colliery and the police during the Miners' Strike 1985 (D/Ph 481)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • William Nelson (fl 1719-1730), Town Clerk of Beverley: memorandum book 1719-1730 (DDX2015)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Joynson-Hicks family, Viscounts Brentford: family and political papers 1800-2000 (Acc 11881)
  • Moore family of Hancox in Sedlescombe: papers of Ann Moore, former county and district councillor 1985-2014 (Acc 11885)
  • Brighton and Hove Palestine Solidarity Campaign: papers 2003-2009 (Acc 11764)

Essex Record Office

  • David Minns (fl 1971-2010), councillor: papers incl reports, election leaflets, newscuttings, constituents' corresp and residents' survey returns 1969-2010 (A14023)
  • South Colchester and Maldon Conservative Association: records incl Executive Council minutes, accounts and corresp (A13977)

Glamorgan Archives

  • William Croad (fl 1984-1985), Senior Manager of Lady Windsor Colliery, Ynysybwl: diary rel to a coal strike 1984-1985 (D1174)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Pamela Peskett (fl 2008), councillor: additional papers rel to organisations in Winchester 1990-1999 (135A08W)

Haringey Archive Service

  • Andrew Robert McIntosh (1933-2010), Baron McIntosh of Haringey, politician and Naomi Ellen Sargant (1933-2006), Lady McIntosh, academic specialist in adult education and Haringey Councillor: papers, corresp, publications and press cuttings rel to education, social services, children's services, the Labour party, GLC and immigration 1963-1983 (ldbcm:a/13/5)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Frederick Norman Gingell (1888-1966), councillor for Harpenden: records rel to work as Hertfordshire County Councillor for Harpenden incl corresp c1950-1966 (Acc 5555)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Iain Thornber (b 1948), local historian and councillor: further papers incl material rel to the Glenfinnan Monument 1894-2008 (L/D36)

Highland Archives: Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

  • Skye and Kyle Against Tolls (SKAT): treasurer's papers c1994-2005 (SL/D280)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • Annie Major (fl 1932-1966), Lord Mayor of Hull: personal papers and papers rel to official capacity incl photographs and films 1932-1966 (C DIAN)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • St Ives Liberal Club: record book 1906-1940 (5734)

Knowsley Archives

  • George Bundred (1925-2005), JP, councillor, chairman of Merseyside Police Authority: typescript speeches 1959-1969 (KA197/P/C1-19)

Lambeth Archives

  • Peter Truesdale (fl 1994-2014), Liberal Democrat Councillor, London Borough of Lambeth: political notices and campaign fliers 1998-2014 (ARC/2014/17)
  • Streatham Young Conservatives: records 1952-1989 (ARC/2014/1)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Mark Pickersgill Rothery (b 1882), tailor's cutter, Humberstone: postcards and photographs rel to Rothery's time in Dartmoor Prison with cousin Sam Lumb as a conscientious objector c1916-1919 (DE8785)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • William Ogden Hart (1903-1977), local government administrator and legal writer: work and personal diaries, scrapbook and personal account books 1920-1966 (B14/184)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Chorlton-cum-Hardy Conservative Club: records c1880-1999 (GB127.M834)

Moray Council Local Heritage Centre

  • Moray and Nairn Conservative and Unionist Association: minutes and papers c1880-1970 (Acc 1030)

Northumberland Archives

  • Audrey Mary Jones (b 1940), local councillor and Amble mayor: papers, photographs and other ephemera rel to her time as councillor and mayor of Amble 1987-2009 (NRO 10696)
  • Dorothy Robson (1900-1984), town councillor and champion of local social issues: handwritten memoirs c1965-1977 (NRO 10818)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Sir Horatio David Davies (1842-1912), MP, Lord Mayor of London: legal papers and deeds rel to estates in West Bridgford, Colwick and Sneinton 16th-20th cent (8678)
  • Joseph Littlefair (fl 1942-1971), Mayor of Nottingham: papers incl Lord Mayor's visitors and appointment books 1942-1971 (8592)
  • Sutton in Ashfield records rel to the Conservative Club, Conservative and Unionist Working Men's Club, Bowls Club and 1st Mansfield Wolf Cubs incl minutes and financial papers c1930-2007 (8562, 8581)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Keith Pendlebury (b 1943), councillor: papers incl council and committee minutes c1960-2010 (2015/15)
  • Papers rel to activism in Oldham incl Saddleworth Peace Movement, Oxfam and anti-fascist groups c1970-2013 (2014/62)

Peterborough Archives

  • William Oliver Snowden (1885-1946), Mayor of Peterborough and Alexander William Snowden (1913-1981), Northamptonshire County Cricketer: papers 1929-1946 (Acc 2014/9)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • James Clifford Tozer (1889-1970), Lord Mayor of Plymouth: photographs and papers 1894-1954 (4002)

Portsmouth History Centre

  • Photographs of the Russia cruiser Ordzhonikidze, which carried Khrushchev and Bulganin to Portsmouth on their state visit, taken by CID detective sergeant Reginald St John 1956 (2852A)

Sheffield City Archives

  • William Edward Hart (1866-1942), lawyer and Town Clerk of Sheffield: annual diaries and other papers 1893-1941 (2014/28)
  • Sheffield Charter 88, campaign group: minutes, accounts, corresp, photographs and other papers rel to constitutional reform and enhancement of citizens' rights and liberties 1991-2007 (2014/38)
  • Stories of Activism project, University of Sheffield: oral history interviews with Sheffield activists 2013 (2014/55)

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

  • Stafford Independent Labour Party: records incl minutes 1892-1894 (7338)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • John Selwyn Gummer (b 1939), Baron Deben, politician: constituency papers as Member of Parliament 1984-2009 (GK408)

Surrey History Centre

  • Harry Keat (fl 1972-1992), architect and councillor: scrapbooks and photographs 1972-1992 (9303)

Teesside Archives

  • Syd Clay (fl 1950-2010), union official, Communist Party member: records rel to Teesside Pensioners Association and to time as union official and Communist Party member c1950-2009 (Acc 7403)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Mark Adams (fl 1980-1999), community activist and local government officer: papers rel to housing in Tower Hamlets c1980-1999 (TH/9474)
  • Joshua Peck (fl 1990-2010), councillor of Tower Hamlets: personal papers c1990-2009 (TH/9466)

Wandsworth Heritage Service

  • Wandsworth Social Democratic Party: minutes and election material 1981-1988 (D122)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Ernest Albert John Davies (1902-1991), journalist, author, MP: personal and family papers and photographs 19th cent-1979 (05336)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Huw Evans (fl 1970-1979), Plaid Cymru councillor and parliamentary candidate: scrap books rel to his political career c1970-1979 (D/D HGE)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Pudsey Conservative Association: minutes 1899-1910 (WYL2459)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Lowther family, baronets, of Swillington and Erbistock Hall: family and business papers, incl deeds, corresp, political papers, with estate and mining papers [transferred from Denbighshire Archives, former ref: DD/L] 1524-1935 (WYW1827)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Martha Hogg (1872-1934), midwife, councillor and magistrate: records rel to family and career c1870-1934 (Acc. 2014/71)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • John Michael Fleetwood Fuller (1864-1915), 1st Baronet, MP, Governor of Victoria: illuminated addresses received from Bath United Liberal Association on his marriage and on becoming Governor of Victoria 1898-1911 (348A)
  • Wynn Normington Hugh-Jones (b 1923), diplomat: minutes and papers rel to 'Avebury in Danger' campaign 1988-2007 (4267)
  • Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Chippenham branch: minutes and papers 1983-1990 (4225)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Frank Clapham (fl 1965-1966), Mayor of Wolverhampton: certificates, photographs and scrapbook c1950-1970 (Acc 2678)
  • Wolverhampton South West Conservative Association: scrapbooks 1951-1978 (D-SO-54)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • John Cartwright (1740-1824), political reformer: corresp with Catherine Cartwright and Edmund Cartwright 1758-1795 (Add MS 89063)
  • Thereza Story-Maskelyne (1834-1926), wife of Nevil Story-Maskelyne: journals, diaries, memoirs and related papers along with photographs 1845-1923 (Add MS 89120)
  • Sir Spencer Walpole (1839-1907), historian and civil servant: papers 19th-20th cent (Add MS 89090)

Manx National Heritage Library and Archive Service

  • Roland Ardern-Corris (fl 2006), Isle of Man Parliament candidate: paperwork and ephemera rel to his unsuccessful attempt to be voted into the House of Keys 2006 (MS 13751)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Rosemary Hall (1925-2011), National Secretary of the Scottish National Party: papers, mainly political 1947-2010 (Acc.13491)
  • James Alexander Douglas-Hamilton (b 1942), MP: further papers 1992-2014 (Acc.13551, Acc.13564)
  • John Pitcairn Mackintosh (1929-1978), politician and writer: corresp and papers 1927-1978 (Acc.13476)
  • Paul Henderson Scott (b 1920), author and diplomat: literary and political papers 1965-2012 (Acc.13505)
  • David Martin Scott Steel (b 1938), Baron Steel of Aikwood, politician: papers 1900-2007 (Acc.13477)
  • Newington Ward Liberal Association, Edinburgh: minute book and papers 1955-1996 (Acc.13565)
  • Scottish Plebiscite Society: records 1946-1991 (Acc.13546, Acc.13569)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Peter Hain (b 1950), politician: additional papers (Peter Hain Papers)
  • John Morris (b 1931), Lord Morris of Aberavon, MP: additional papers (John Morris Papers)
  • Henry Richard (1812-1888), MP Secretary of the Peace Society: letters from Elihu Burritt, American diplomat and peace campaigner, discussing the peace movement and effects of the Civil War 1861-1862 (NLW MS 24045F)
  • Winifred Coombe-Tennant (1874-1956), JP, suffragist and political campaigner: diaries 1897-1928 (Winifred Coombe Tennant Papers)

Parliamentary Archives

  • Myrtle Olive Felix Robertson (1934-2000), 11th Baroness Wharton, photographer, Vice President of the RSPCA: photographs taken for 'Parliament in Pictures: inside the House of Commons and the House of Lords', written by Austin Mitchell, with photographs by Baroness Wharton, Lord Crathorne and Austin Mitchell c1995-1999 (Acc No 6025)
  • Photograph of 'Fetters and Roses Dinner', January 1924, featuring former suffragettes Barbara Ayrton Gould, Dorothy Evans, Viscountess Rhondda, Helen Archdale, Evelyn Sharp, Frederick and Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, Labour MP Susan Lawrence, and men imprisoned as conscientious objectors during the First World War 1924 (HL/PO/RO/1/203)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Norman Gibson (1931-2014), university administrator: papers rel to the Northern Ireland economy and political situation c1968-2000 (D4582)
  • Tom Hartley (b c1945), local historian and politician: research papers rel to Belfast City Cemetery 1869-2004 (D4571)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • William Franklin Ash (1917-2014), writer and activist: papers, play scripts, prose, political papers and photographs c1940-2014 (ASH)
  • Tony Shelley (b 1953), photographer and activist: photographic archive incl images of trade disputes, the Soviet Union and Nicaragua c1980-1999 (SHELLEY)
  • Frederick Alan Woodward (1939-2012), socialist and activist: papers, campaign materials, corresp, diaries and ephemera, rel to national and local campaigns, notably in Haringey 1921-2012 (WOODWARD)
  • Advisory Service for Squatters: papers, publications, corresp, press cuttings and photographs 1970-2012 (ASS)
  • Focus E15 Campaign: papers, ephemera and campaign materials 2014-2015 (FOCUS E15)
  • Fathers 4 Justice: press cuttings, ephemera, papers, corresp, publications and photographs 2003-2006 (F4J)
  • Left Unity: papers, conference material and ephemera 2012-2014 (LEFT UNITY)
  • Shelter, National Campaign for the Homeless: minutes, administrative and fundraising papers, reports and photographs 1967-2013 (SHELTER)

Black Cultural Archives

  • Norma Gibbes (b 1943), educator and local councillor: video and audio recordings 20th cent (AC2014/31)
  • Cyril Lionel Robert James (1901-1989), activist, writer and historian: digital photographs, with transcript of recording and report 1989 (AC2014/07)
  • Digital oral histories and papers rel to HLF funded project 'Organised Youth', which researched the British Black Panther movement (1968-1972) 2013 (AC2014/25)
  • Film and photographs rel to visit to London by Stokely Carmichael 1967 (AC2014/16)

Chetham's Library

  • Sir Edward William Watkin (1819-1901), 1st Baronet, MP, railway promoter: diary 1846-1849 (EWWatkin)

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

  • Joan Meredith (fl 1950-1999), peace activist: scrapbooks (3) incl corresp, photographs, cuttings and cassette tape rel to campaigns c1950-1999 (Acc 1405)
  • Anthony Bateson Molyneux (fl 1959-1980), teacher: papers rel to teaching career, unemployment and unemployment protests 1959-1980 (Acc 1411)
  • Charles Richard Morris (1926-2012), Labour MP for Manchester Openshaw: papers rel to career, incl time as Principal Private Secretary to Harold Wilson, with corresp, pamphlets, photographs, newscuttings, incl election material c1960-1989 (Acc 1437)
  • Norah Mary Phillips (1910-1992), Baroness Phillips of Fulham, Labour politician: memoirs, compiled by Morgan Phillips (spouse) c1910-1992 (Acc 1419)
  • Ernest Thornton (c1905-1992), Labour politician: life story with digitised manuscript c1905-1992 (Acc 1408)
  • Castlehaven Ward Labour Party: corresp rel to members offering accommodation to children from Bentley, Doncaster 1984 (Acc 1400)
  • Manchester Pacifist Advisory Committee: minutes 1939-1946 (Acc 1434)
  • Anti-Gulf War leaflets, demonstration notices and newsletters for campaigns in Manchester 1990-1991 (Acc 1427)
  • Black Dwarf and Revolutionary Socialist Students' Federation: papers with other material rel to student protests c1960-1969 (Acc 1422)

Working Class Movement Library

  • Dan Griffiths (fl 1923), teacher and author of Llanelli: letters (100) in response to 'What is socialism?' c1923 (Acc 210)
  • John Blears Smethurst (1934-2010), campaigner and founder trustee of the Working Class Movement Library: papers, largely rel to the cooperative movement (Acc 220)
  • Women's Social and Political Union, Rochdale branch: minutes with balance sheets 1907-1938 (Acc 212)
  • Red Rope Socialist Walking and Climbing Group: minutes, financial records, bulletins, publicity material and branch records 1980-2006 (Acc 213)
  • Solidarity socialist group Oxford: corresp, documents and ephemera 1969-1972 (Acc 223)
  • Greenham Common diary, compiled by Doreen McCann, campaigner c1980-1989 (Acc 214)
  • People's March for Jobs scrapbook, compiled by Jo Bird, activist c1981-1983 (Acc 217)
  • Papers from campaigns, principally women's issues, compiled by Jenny Clegg, campaigner c1970-1979 (Acc 221)
  • Papers, photographs and written account of Salford Electrical Instruments equal pay strike by Margaret Moxon, campaigner 1973 (Acc 222)
  • Shahida Dolan (fl c1979-2012), artist and equality campaigner: papers rel to NUPE strike (1979), race relations, anti-fascism, International Marxist Group, Revolutionary Marxist Current, with press cuttings rel to discrimination and photographs of the National Front in Rochdale c1979-2012 (Acc 224)


Bath University Archives

  • Raymond Hervey Jolliffe (b 1932), 5th Baron Hylton: corresp and papers rel to Parliamentary activity 1990-2010 (HYLTON)

Bradford University: JB Priestley Library

  • Nicholas Humphrey (b 1943), psychologist and anti-nuclear campaigner: corresp rel to 1981 BBC Jacob Bronowski lecture 'Four Minutes to Midnight' 1981-1983 (Cwl HUMPH)
  • Betty Lockwood (b 1924), Baroness Lockwood of Dewsbury, Labour Party politician and activist: corresp and papers rel to role as Chancellor of the University of Bradford, with papers rel to work with the Equal Opportunities Commission c1975-2014 (LOCK)
  • Annie Tunnicliffe (fl 1981-1987), peace activist: corresp, notes, minutes, publicity material, photographs, press cuttings and ephemera 1981-1987 (Cwl TUNN)
  • International Action Network on Small Arms: minutes, corresp, notes, publicity material, photographs, press cuttings, publications and ephemera 1998-2010 (Cwl IANSA)
  • Book Action for Nuclear Disarmament (BAND): minutes, corresp, newsletters, publicity material, press cuttings and photographs 1981-1988 (1981-1988)

Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Oliver Ridsdale Baldwin (1899-1958), 2nd Earl Baldwin of Bewdley: additional papers 20th cent (MS Add. 9735)
  • Charles Hill (1787-1856), clergyman: letters to Sir William Ffolkes 1807-1820 (MS Add. 10054)
  • Norman Antony Francis St John-Stevas (1929-2012), Baron St John of Fawsley, MP, author and journalist: political, professional and personal papers 20th-21st cent (MS St John of Fawsley)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • George Gordon Roland Allen (1891-1980), Captain RN, literary assistant to Sir Winston Churchill: recollections of working for Churchill, with personal memoir c1955-1976 (GALN)
  • Norman Craven Brook (1902-1967), 1st Baron Normanbrook, civil servant: slides of family holidays, and of official tours taken with the Prime Minister (c1950-1969) c1920-1984 (NBRK)
  • Peter Alexander Rupert Carington (b 1919), 6th Baron Carrington, politician: additional personal and political papers c1959-2011 (CRTN)
  • Christopher Child (b 1953), political administrator: papers rel to his work in the Private Office of Neil Kinnock 1983-1992 (CHLD)
  • Sarah Millicent Hermione Churchill (1914-1982), actress and writer: personal papers c1920-1994 (SCHL)
  • Winston Spencer Churchill (1940-2010), Conservative MP: additional political corresp and subject files c1970-1989 (WSCH)
  • James Peters Cornford (1935-2011), academic and social reformer: personal and political papers c1960-1999 (CNFD)
  • William Courtenay (1896-1960), journalist: amateur film footage, incl of Winston Churchill in Canada (December 1941), scenes with US forces and at Fulton (March 1946) 1941-1946 (CTNY)
  • Joseph Francis Ford (1912-1993), diplomat: memoir of Joseph Francis Ford by John Ford 2013-2014 (FORD)
  • George Guise (b 1943), businessman, civil servant: Prime Minister's policy unit papers 1986-1990 (GUIS)
  • Patrick Francis Kinna (1913-2009), Private Secretary to Winston Churchill: misc papers rel to Sir Winston Churchill c1918-2007 (KNNA)
  • Valentine Nicholas Lawford (1911-1991), diplomat: diary (1943-44) with typescript copy of further diaries and letters 1937-1950 (LFWD)
  • Sir Joseph Rotblat (1908-2005), physicist and peace campaigner: Pugwash Conferences papers 1954-2008 (RTBT)
  • James Arthur Salter (1881-1975), Baron Salter, economist: additional personal and political papers c1881-1990 (SALT)
  • Mary Soames (1922-2014), Lady Soames, writer: personal papers, with papers of family members incl material rel to historical research c1970-2013 (MCHL)
  • Margaret Hilda Thatcher (1925-2013), Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, Prime Minister: letters mainly to her sister, Muriel Roberts c1939-1976 (THCR)
  • Parliamentary condolence book on the death of Baroness Thatcher 2013 (THCR)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Tayside Regional Council Conservative Group: minute books 1974-1994 (MS 366)

Durham University Library, Special Collections

  • Sir Duncan Cumming (1903-1979), Major General, administrator in Sudan Political Service: papers incl letters from Darfur and Kassala, diaries from service in Darfur, Cyrenaica, and Cairo; official papers, articles, personal papers and photographs rel to Sudan, Cyrenaica, Eritrea, Northern Darfur, Abyssinian campaign and Western Desert 1925-1948 (SAD)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Donald Neil MacCormick (1941-2009), Scottish Nationalist MEP: additional papers 1981-1992 (Coll 1049)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • Eric Reginald Lubbock (b 1928), 4th Baron Avebury, politician: additional papers rel to prisons, detention and detainees 1972-2011 (U DML)
  • Christopher John Mullin (b 1947), MP: diaries, video tapes and articles with profiles of Chris Mullin (copies) 1994-2012 (U DMU)

King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • Sir William Gerald Hugh Beach (b 1923), General: speeches, talks and sermons on topics incl international defence, nuclear weapons, NATO, terrorism, Israeli-Palestinian relations and the ethics of warfare 1978-2013 (Beach)
  • James Gow (fl 1990-2013), professor of international peace and security: corresp and research rel to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, media coverage of conflict, and international peace-keeping 1990-2013 (Gow)
  • Charles Richard Hiscocks (1907-1998), professor of political science and international relations: personal corresp rel to education and career in 1930s Berlin and later service in the British Council, Austria 1920-1950 (Hiscocks)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Diana Allen (1916-2007), campaigner: corresp, notes, cuttings, photographs, pamphlets, research papers, periodicals and reports rel to her campaigns for travellers' rights 1963-2007 (MS 1911)
  • Lipman-Miliband Trust, socialist research and education charity: records incl administrative papers and publications incl children's books 1996-2013 (MS 1908)

London University: Institute of Commonwealth Studies

  • Ralph Millner (fl 1934-1969), lawyer, political activist: papers incl notes on law, corresp, files and legal documents rel to trials in Ghana, Kenya, Cameroon and Zanzibar c1941-1969 (ICS165)
  • William Arthur Watkin Strachan (1921-1998), air force officer, legal administrator, political activist: personal papers c1935-1999 (ICS158)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections

  • Derek Ezra (b 1919), Baron Ezra, chairman of the National Coal Board: corresp, lecture notes and other papers, particularly rel to the coal industry 20th cent (EZRA)
  • Richard Grayson (b 1969), academic and politician: papers rel to time as a member of the Liberal Democrats party c1980-2014 (GRAYSON)
  • Child Poverty Action Group: committee minutes and papers, annual reports and accounts, campaign papers, administrative records and subject files 1965-2014 (CPAG)

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

  • Jean McCrindle (fl 1970-2015), feminist, activist and author: additional papers rel to Women Against Pit Closures incl minutes, accounts, administrative papers, corresp and newsletters, and personal records rel to the coal strike c1980-1999 (7JMC)
  • Elizabeth Wilson (b 1936), feminist and writer, and Angela Mason (b 1944), feminist and activist: papers rel to feminist and LGBT campaigns c1970-1999 (7EAW)

London University: Senate House Library

  • Ted Crawford (b 1936), Trotskyist, member of Socialist Platform Ltd: articles and corresp 1989 (MS1210)
  • Cyril Lionel Robert James (1901-1989), activist, writer and historian: corresp 1938-1957 (MS1210)
  • Harry Ratner (1919-2013), Trotskyist: corresp with Ernest Rogers, Ted Crawford, Alan Christianson and Mike Jones, with 'Applying the Transitional Programme' report 1943-1998 (MS1210)
  • Ernest Rogers (1914-2004), communist activist, Oehlerite: corresp with Joe Thomas, Frank Williams, Al Richardson, Denis Levin, Revolutionary Communist Party, memoir, with notes and comments on article with Pierre Broue 1945-1991 (MS1210)
  • Joe Thomas (1912-1990), communist activist: corresp, incl with Ernest Rogers 1945-1990 (MS1210)
  • Socialist Platform Ltd, printers, Westcliff-on-Sea: combined register and minute book 1982-20th cent (MS1210)
  • Gilt-illuminated volume paying tribute to Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence's service to his parliamentary constituency of Truro-Helston 1905-1914 (MS1208)
  • First World War era suppressed leaflets and pamphlets incl those written by Clifford Allen and Fenner Brockway, The Tribunal, Union of Democratic Control, No Conscription Fellowship, with pacifist leaflets 1913-1923 (MS1152)
  • Photographs of Arthur MacManus, first chairman of the Communist Party of Great Britain, Edmund Frow, co-founder of the Working Class Movement Library, and Walter 'Wal' Hannington, founder member of the Communist Party of Great Britain 20th cent (MS1210)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • John Carteret (1690-1763), 1st Earl Granville: letters to Henry Pelham 1743 (MS 947)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections

  • Braun family of Berlin and Oxford: additional papers and photographs, mainly rel to Thomas Braun, classicist, and to compensation claims against the German government after the Second World War 20th cent (MS. Braun)
  • John Blunden (1922-2013), colonial administrator: papers rel to work on Lord Pearce's Commission on Rhodesian Opinion and to the Zimbabwe elections (1980) 1972-1980 (9553)
  • Sir John Malcolm Fraser (1878-1949), MP: papers 1917-1945 (Fraser)
  • David Evan Trant Luard (1926-1991), MP: papers c1950-1990 (Luard)
  • Arthur O'Connor (1763-1852), General, United Irishman: copy memoirs (O'Connor)
  • Thomas Pengelly (1675-1730), Chief Baron of the Exchequer: additional papers rel to court work, with business records of a related Thomas Pengelly, probably his grandfather, international merchant c1640-1730 (Pengelly)
  • David Smallman (b 1940), Governor of St Helena: papers as Governor incl speeches, papers, corresp, photographs, press cuttings and ephemera c1995-2005 (9862)
  • Charles Stuart (1779-1845), Baron Stuart De Rothesay, diplomat: corresp rel to mission in Lisbon during the Peninsular War 1810-1813 (de Rothesay)
  • Janet Mary Young (1926-2002), Baroness Young of Farnworth, politician: additional papers incl corresp with her parents, speeches, recollections and diary of visit to North America during the Second World War c1940-1990 (Young)

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

  • Sir Richard Ashton Beaumont (1912-2009), diplomat, Arabist: papers rel mainly to Foreign Office service, incl as Consul in Jerusalem (1948) and in the Buraimi Oasis dispute (1960) 1941-1995 (0597)
  • Eric Norgate (fl c1938-1949), Palestine Police: notebook from Palestine Police Service with information on individuals and political, economic and military organisations c1938-1949 (0598)
  • Valerie Winifred Robinson (b 1934): memoir, papers and photographs rel to life and work as a personal assistant at the Political Residency, Bahrain, and the British Embassy, Muscat 1968-2014 (0594)

Sheffield University Library

  • Thomas Howard Ashford Biggs (1917-1994), fascist: papers, diaries and scrapbooks as member of the British Union of Fascists c1900-1950 (MS 435)
  • Peter Pugh (fl 2003), historian and author: research materials rel to British Fascism, incl corresp, notes and sound recordings 1932-1997 (MS 441)

University for the Creative Arts

  • Guildford School of Art: student statements and corresp rel to a 1968 student protest 1968-1969 (GCOL)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • Robert Anthony Eden (1897-1977), 1st Earl of Avon, prime minister: additional papers 1937-1955 (FO 800, FO 954)
  • John Sommerfield (1908-1991), writer and political activist: literary and personal papers, incl revised typescripts of unpublished work, with notebooks rel to time volunteering with the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War and while on active service with the RAF during the Second World War c1936-1989 (MS873)

University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)

  • Cecil Bisshopp Harmsworth (1869-1948), 1st Baron Harmsworth, politician: corresp and diaries incl typescript transcriptions 20th cent (MS 435)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Keith Mothersson (d 2009), peace activist and campaigner: corresp and papers on Marxism, feminism, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and Greenham Common 20th-21st cent (KFP)
  • Gwendoline Dorothy Benn (d 1966), wife of Sir Ernest Benn: engagement diaries, corresp, notes and speeches rel to political and social work, postcards, travel diaries and notes c1850-1969 (BEN)
  • Kenneth William Wedderburn (1927-2012), Baron Wedderburn, industrial lawyer and politician: working papers rel to labour law, the Trades Union Congress and industrial relations legislation 20th-21st cent (Acc 972)
  • Pete Wilkinson (b 1946), environmental campaigner: papers rel to Greenpeace and other environmental campaigning groups c1970-79 (Acc 989)
  • Barbara Winslow (b 1945), historian and feminist: papers rel to Sylvia Pankhurst, University of Warwick politics, student activism, International Socialists and other radical political groups c1960-1989 (Acc 985)
  • Tourism Concern, pressure group: records 1988-2010 (TOC)