Register of the British subject collection, 1906-2010

Processed by Olga Dunlop; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 1997
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the British Subject Collection 1906-2010

Register of the British Subject collection

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Olga Dunlop
Date Completed:
1995 (revised)
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1997 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: British subject collection
Date (inclusive): 1906-2010
Collection number: XX755
Collection Size: 11 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 2 phonotape cassettes (5.5 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Pamphlets, leaflets, serial issues, bulletins, and clippings, relating to various aspects of twentieth-century British history and politics, and especially to the woman suffrage movement in Great Britain, British elections of 1974 and after, and the question of British policy regarding European unity.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], British subject collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Scope and Content of Collection

Pamphlets, leaflets, serial issues, election campaign literature, bulletins, and clippings, relating to various aspects of twentieth-century British history and politics, and especially to the woman suffrage movement in Great Britain, British elections of 1974 and after, and the question of British policy regarding European unity.

Indexing Terms

Women--Suffrage--Great Britain
Great Britain--History--20th century
Great Britain--Politics and government--20th century
Elections--Great Britain
European federation
Phonotapes


Collection Contents

Boxes: 2-7

SUBJECT FILE, 1926-1994

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous printed matter related to politics and society in Great Britain.
Box 2., Folder 1

Miscellany. Bulletins, flyers, pamphlets, leaflets, and newspaper issues, l926-l982, relating to labor questions, anti-semitism, and to various aspects of political and economic conditions in Great Britain. Includes booklets of protest songs, 1982

Folder 2

Economy. Magazine and newspaper issues and flyers relating to the miners' strike of 1984

 

Elections. Party programs, position papers, newsletters, magazine and newspaper issues, leaflets, flyers, stickers

Folder 3

1974 February

Folder 4

1979 May

Box 3., Folder 1-3

1979 May

Folder 4-8

1983 June

Box 4., Folder 1-3

1983 June

Folder 4

1986 May (local)

Folder 5

1987 June

Box 5., Folder 1-5

1987 June

Folder 6-12

1992 April

 

Political parties

Box 6., Folder 1

Conservative party. Brochures, 1980-1981

Box 7., Folder 1

Green Party. Miscellaneous printed matter, 1989-1993

 

Labour Party

Folder 2

Miscellaneous printed matter, 1993

Box 6., Folder 2

Two anti-war leaflets, 1920

Box 7., Folder 3-8

Liberal Democrats. Miscellaneous printed matter, 1990-1993

Folder 9

Plaid Cymru. Miscellaneous printed matter, 1993

Folder 10

Scottish National Party. Miscellaneous printed matter, 1992-1993

Box 6., Folder 3

Ulster Unionist Party of Northern Ireland. Miscellaneous printed matter, 1977-1983, relating to the political situation in Northern Ireland

Folder 4

Referenda. Booklets, brochures, magazine and newspaper issues, flyers, and leaflets, 1973, relating to the referendum on the European Communities

Folder 5

Unions. Reports, minutes of meetings, newspapers issues, and leaflets, 1980-1983, relating to the British Television Union

Box 1

OVERSIZE FILE, 1906-1992

Scope and Content Note

Material related to woman's suffrage; 1992 elections
Folder 1

Elections-1992 April. Manifesto of the Liberal Democrats Women's rights. Scrapbook of clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, leaflets, and miscellany, 1906-1913, relating to the campaign for women's suffrage

Cassette cabinet

AUDIO-VISUAL FILE 1990

 

Untitled, undated

Scope and Content Note

May contain protest songs
 

"Launch the Changing Tide," [sound recording] 17 November 1990

Access Information

Use copy reference number: xx755_a_0003719

Scope and Content Note

This cassette consists primarily of assorted poets reading their own work, but the context of the event is ambiguous and the reasoning behind the choice of poets unclear. No poets are identified by full name.
Box 8-11

INCREMENTAL MATERIALS

Scope and Content Note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Archives know if you would like to see this material described. Contact us at hooverarchivesinfo@stanford.edu