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Based in Amsterdam, the International Institute of Social History is one of the world’s largest documentation and research centres in the field of social and economic history. Since its foundation in 1935, the Institute has dedicated itself to the collection, preservation and availability of the heritage of social movements worldwide.

The Labour History Archive and Study Centre, based at the People’s History Museum, holds the archives of working class organisations from the Chartists to New Labour, including the Labour Party and the Communist Party of Great Britain. LHASC also collects the personal papers of radical politicians, writers and activists.

The Modern Records Centre’s collections have a special focus on the history of industrial relations, industrial politics and labour history. They include the papers of the Trades Union Congress, and the Transport and General Workers’ Union, and the records of pressure groups like the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and the Howard League for Penal Reform.

The UK government’s official archive, based in Kew.

Preserves the history of the labor movement and the labor history of the New York area.

The National Co-operative Archive’s collections include rare books, periodicals, manuscripts, films, photographs and oral histories relating to the history of the worldwide cooperative movement. Based in Central Manchester.

Contains the archives of the the Co-operative Women’s Guild, the International Women\‘s Co-operative Guild, the National Council for Civil Liberties, the Socialist Medical Association and the Union of Democratic Control.