GB 249 SC Labour History
Labour History collection
- 1890-2002 (Creation)
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Name of creator
The books originally belonged to Walter Bell (1883-1960) who was a member of the Independent Labour Party and a union activist, and James Robertson, a railway signalman who worked with L.N.E.R..
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated to the University of Strathclyde by Walter A. M. Bell, son of Walter Bell (1883-1960), c. 2000. The collection has been supplemented with related material from main library stock.
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Scope and content
Collection of works on socialism and left wing politics.
Includes microfilm copies of:
- Scottish Trades Union Congress minutes, 1897-1951
- Scottish Trades Union Congress annual reports, 1897-1931
- Hamilton Labour Party records, 1918-1951
- Labour politics in Glasgow, 1894-1951
- Glasgow Trades Council minutes and annual reports, 1858-1951
- Scottish women's suffrage movement, 1902-1933
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
All the books in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.