TUC Library Collections card index goes online

The TUC Library Collections are a vital resource for labour history research, and pretty much everything added to the collections since the contents of the TUC Library moved to London Metropolitan University in 1996 has been added to the university’s online catalogue. But the great bulk of material collected since the library was founded in 1922, perhaps as much of 80% of everything there, is … Continue reading TUC Library Collections card index goes online

Walter Citrine’s dealings with communism and communists

Walter Citrine served as TUC general secretary from the time of the General Strike to the arrival of the post-war Labour Government. Though sometimes seen as a hardline anti-communist, his relationship with communism in the UK and internationally deserves a more nuanced understanding, as his biographer Dr Jim Moher explains Continue reading Walter Citrine’s dealings with communism and communists

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