Additions to labour history archive collections 2019

The PDF document below includes an overview of new collections which were reported by archives to the Society for the Study of Labour History’s Archive and Resources sub-committee (SSLH-ARC) and which may be of interest to labour historians. New acquisitions 2019 (PDF format). Among the numerous collections noted by the SSLH-ARC are: Papers of the Scottish Committees of the Communist Party of Great Britain and the Communist … Continue reading Additions to labour history archive collections 2019

Sources for the Parliamentary Labour Party

The Society for the Study of Labour History produced a fact sheet to coincide with the Parliamentary Labour Party Centenary Conference, London South Bank University, 24-25 November 2006. It provides an overview of key collections held at institutions that are members of the SSLH Archives and Resources Committee. Researchers should. The guide was updated April 2019. Download the fact sheet in PDF format. Continue reading Sources for the Parliamentary Labour Party

Keeping your records safe

The Archives and Resources Committee of the Society for the Study of Labour History has produced a brief, practical guide for Labour Party branches, co-operative societies and trade unions on preserving their historical records. It advises organisations to keep minutes, reports and financial records, along with publications, photographs, and mementos such as banners and badges. Download the guide in PDF format. Continue reading Keeping your records safe

Preserving the labour landscape

The Archives and Resources Committee of the Society for the Study of Labour History has published guidance on the landscape of labour history. Titled Where Do You Stand? it is intended to help Labour Party branches, co-operative societies, trade unions, and local history societies in particular, to locate, identify and provide protection to buildings, monuments, and landscapes relating to the labour movement in their locality. … Continue reading Preserving the labour landscape