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Political pressure groups

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Minutes of meetings of the Cambridge University Socialist Society and its precursor, Cambridge University Fabian Society, signed, 1911 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.47
Scope and Contents

The records that survive are all minute books with a few items such as publicity leaflets enclosed.

Dates: 1911 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Minutes of meetings of the committee of the Cambridge Fabian Society, signed, 1977-10-02 - 1984-02-05

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.44.1
Scope and Contents

Includes detailed results of elections, lists of committee post holders (at rear) and a 'Handbook and Programme' for Michaelmas Term 1983. The handbook contains a forward by Rt Hon Michael Foot MP, the Chairperson's introduction, a list of officers and of the committee, the programme of speakers and events (to include David Blunkett, later MP) and a transcript of Clause 4 of the Labour Party Constitution.

Dates: 1977-10-02 - 1984-02-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Records of Cambridge University Democratic Front, 1934 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.125
Scope and Contents

The records comprise correspondence of the organisation's officers with supporters, speakers and writers of articles; a full set of the journal; members lists and assorted poitical flyers and pamphlets from the left and right of politics.

Dates: 1934 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Records of the Cambridge University Labour Club, 1920 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.101
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1920 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Records of the Cambridge University Liberal Club, 1945 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.86
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1945 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

The Papers of Nigel Spearing

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRG
Scope and Contents

Personal and political papers relating to European and parliamentary affairs, including correspondence; working papers and press cuttings on European Economic Community (EEC) and European Union (EU) organisation, policies, and procedures; campaign materials, including papers connected with the Belgrano Action Group; and Spearing's own publications, speeches, and other parliamentary contributions.

Dates: 1957-03-23 - 2009-11-19
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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