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Political parties

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

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Articles, 1981 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/1/6
Scope and Contents Comprising: "Report from Hackney", 1981; "Bigness is the Enemy of Humanity. Local Government and Local Democracy", 1981; "Crosland's Legacy", 1981; draft chapter for a book by Eric Midwinter on mutual aid, 1983; "Hours and Work-Sharing", 1983; "A History of the Future - a Project for Human Colonies in Space", 1984; "An American Assessment of Star Wars", 1985; foreword to Paul Harrison, "Inside the Inner City", undated [1985]; with Jeffrey Adams and Simon Folkard, "Coping Strategies Used by...
Dates: 1981 - 1989
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Articles, 1991 - 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/1/7
Scope and Contents Comprising: "SSRC Grants - the First Three Years", undated [1990]; "Slaves of Time", 1991; article on death for the "Encyclopedia of Time", 1992; "Open University Open About Death", 1993; introduction to "Innovations in Information", 1993; comment on the Commission on Social Justice, 1994; "Moral Intelligence", 1994; "The Significance of U3A", 1994; with Chelly Halsey, "Family and Community Socialism", 1995; " Why Where?", 1995; "Threatened Americanisation of Privatised Crematoria", 1995;...
Dates: 1991 - 2001
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Baldwin papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Baldwin
Scope and Contents The collection now at Cambridge has certain limitations. In the first place, it comprises only Baldwin's political papers: family and personal papers are not included. Secondly, it is perhaps more revealing of Baldwin's colleagues than of the man himself. As G.M. Young observed in the preface to his biography, Baldwin "kept no diary, circulated no memoranda to his colleagues, rarely wrote a political letter, and still more rarely made a copy of anything he did write". Thirdly, there is...
Dates: 1905-1955
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item — DCPP/KEN/2/6/11

Clement Davies' speech at first lecture of C.S. Kenny after his election to the Downing Professorship, 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/KEN/2/6/11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

Manuscripts, published articles and lectures, correspondence, collected newspapers cuttings, publications and notes, tutorial papers and papers concerning College and University business and academic activity.

Dates: 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.
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Conservative Party: 1964 General Election, 1960 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/8
Scope and Contents Working papers on the Conservative Party's 1964 General Election campaign, covering subjects such as political leadership; housing and transport policies; political advertisements and advertising strategies; public perceptions of nationalisation, especially in the steel industry; and personalities in the party. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Including copies of Conservative and Unionist Central Office pamphlets 'Talking on Television...
Dates: 1960 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence and notes about the Labour Party, 1974 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/39
Scope and Contents

Mainly comprising correspondence with researchers interested in the history of the Labour Party.
Includes a copy list of Research Department memoranda, September 1945, and a copy and a photocopy of "Let Us Face the Future", the 1945 Labour Party election manifesto.

Dates: 1974 - 1991
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Correspondence with the Labour Party, 1989 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/38
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, research data, diaries, correspondence, press cuttings, photographs, video and audio tape recordings. The bulk of the collection is formed by Michael Young's correspondence subject files about organisations he was involved in starting up or with existing organisations who collaborated in his ventures. There is also substantial correspondence with individuals, including family, friends, colleagues and financial backers. A...
Dates: 1989 - 1996
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Democratic Party (USA), 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/12
Scope and Contents

Collection of pamphlets, public opinion survey data, and campaigning literature relating to the Democratic Party (United States of America), including a copy of the Democratic National Committee's 'Campaign Communications Handbook' (n.d.) with annotations.

Dates: 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Labour Party, 1941 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/21
Scope and Contents Working papers on the Labour Party, covering subjects such as news coverage of the 1945 General Election; electioneering and local and national political campaigns; and analysis of election results. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's reading notes and his own notes on subjects including British capitalism; social class, floating voters, and voting behaviour; personalities in British politics; and the potential impact of market research on the...
Dates: 1941 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Labour Party: Advertising Commission, 1960 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 4/2
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Meeting minutes and working papers relating to Mark Abrams's membership of various committees.

Dates: 1960 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Labour Party: Future, 1942 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/22
Scope and Contents Working papers on the Labour Party in files previously enclosed in file entitled 'Future of Labour Party', covering subjects such as conservatism and Marxism in Britain; Communist Party ideology and 'propaganda'; the socialisation of individuals; the cultivation of 'civilisation' and the public realm; the impact of the welfare state on social relations; household expenditure and the buying habits of Daily Herald readers; and the family lives and leisure habits of young couples. Consists...
Dates: 1942 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Labour Party: Publicity Group, 1963 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 4/3
Scope and Contents Working papers and correspondence relating to meetings on publicity and public relations research for the Labour Party. Consists of correspondence between Mark Abrams and the Labour Party Press and Publicity Department, local Labour Party groups, members of the public, and external marketing consultancies; analysis of Conservative Party advertising; memoranda on reaching floating voters; and survey data, proof copies of campaign advertisements, and press cuttings. Includes draft for Mark...
Dates: 1963 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Labour Party: Race Relations and Immigration, 1963 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 4/4
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Meeting minutes and working papers relating to Mark Abrams's membership of various committees.

Dates: 1963 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lectures, 1954 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 3/1/1
Scope and Contents Comprising: "The Labour Party and the Middle Class Mind", given at the Fabian Society's Easter School, 1954; "Family and Kinship", given at the Annual Conference of the Family Welfare Association, 4 November 1955; "Studying Kinship in East London", given at Professor [Max] Gluckman's seminar in Manchester, 24 June 1957; a talk on "The Human Group" by Professor [George] Homans, given at the Family Seminar, September 1957; "The Responsibility of the Parent and the School", given at the Annual...
Dates: 1954 - 1979
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Lectures, 1980 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 3/1/2
Scope and Contents Comprising: "Small Politics Is Not Always Beautiful", given at a seminar at Hasselby Castle, 22 August 1980; "Decentralising Education", given to the Green Alliance, 19 May 1982; "The SDP's Roots in History", given to the Manchester Tawney Society, 21 May 1982; "The Round of Time. A Sociologists's View", the Barnett Shine Foundation Lecture at Queen Mary College, London, 1983; "Democratic Socialism: what's left?", given at the Fabian Centennial Weekend, 8 January 1984; "Progressive Education...
Dates: 1980 - 1985
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Liberal Party, 1964 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 28
Scope and Contents

This series includes correspondence relating to Sir John Cockcroft's interest in local, national and student political Liberal associations. The series includes reports and minutes of meetings.

Dates: 1964 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Liberal Party, 1962 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/26
Scope and Contents

Working papers on the Liberal Party for an Observer study on 'the resurgence of liberalism' in Britain in the run-up to the 1964 General Election. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Includes Liberal Party election campaign literature and other related material.

Dates: 1962 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lord Randolph Churchill: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9248
Scope and Contents Political and personal correspondence, including letters from most leading political figures of the time, Joseph Chamberlain, the Lord Justice Gerald Fitzgibbon, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, third Marquis of Salisbury, and Sir Henry Drummond Wolff. The correspondence with Gerald Fitzgibbon sheds much light on Churchill's own career. Comprises letters written to Churchill by political and personal associates, and copies of letters written by him, covering the period 1870 - 1895,...
Dates: 1870-1894
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers concerning Margaret Thatcher's time as Member of Parliament for the Finchley Constituency, 1948-1992.

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FINC
Scope and Contents

Including in and copy-out constituency correspondence answered by Margaret Thatcher and her constituency office staff, 1986; constituents' cases and surgery files, 1987-91; details of Mrs Thatcher's constituency engagements, 1971-87 (incomplete); annual yearbooks of the (then) Finchley and Friern Barnet Conservative Association, 1948/9-55/6, 1983, 1985/6-89/90; and other miscellaneous material, ca. 1983-92

Dates: 1948 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: Closed while uncatalogued. Much of the material relates to individual constituents and would require closure on data protection grounds.
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Politics, 1954 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/30
Scope and Contents

Working papers on politics, political leadership, voting behaviours, and election campaigns.

Dates: 1954 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Christopher Prout

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KGLD
Scope and Contents

Papers including correspondence, diaries and research material on Europe.

Dates: 1947 - 2009
Conditions Governing Access: All files are closed for 30 years at the request of the Prout family. Please see individual file descriptions for details of opening dates.
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The Papers of Neil Kinnock

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK
Scope and Contents

The collection contains Kinnock's papers as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition, 1983-92, and also from his work for the European Commission, 1995-2004.

The papers include political papers (mainly relating to Kinnock's leadership of the Labour Party), engagements diaries and visits papers, copies of his speeches and public statements, constituency correspondence, photographs and some audio-visual material.

Dates: 1947 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Peter Rawlinson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RWSN
Scope and Contents

Papers including correspondence, legal case papers, speeches and articles.

Dates: 1873 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Richard Thorpe

Reference Code: GBR/0014/THRP
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to a biography of Alec Douglas-Home, comprising a manuscript of the book with drafts, notes, correspondence, transcripts of interviews, press cuttings and copies of original documents.

Dates: 1989 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Records of the Labour Spain Committee

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LSPC
Scope and Contents

Records comprising minutes, correspondence and papers

Dates: 1937 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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