Collection SC NCLC - National Council of Labour Colleges collection

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National Council of Labour Colleges collection


  • 1845-1970 (Creation)

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17 metres

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Administrative history

The National Council of Labour Colleges (N.C.L.C.) conducted education schemes for more than one hundred trade unions as well as for co-operative societies, trades councils and other working-class bodies throughout the United Kingdom.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The collection was purchased from J. P. M. Millar, the general secretary of the National Council of Labour Colleges.

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Collection, from the library of the National Council of Labour Colleges, of mainly 20th century publications on socialism. Also includes Labour Party publications, literature and history.

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The collection is arranged alphabetically by author.

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Finding aids

The books in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.

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