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Labour history

Print and archival sources on labour history, including information on working class lives, trade unions, the Labour Party, and left-wing political movements.

Working class histories

Archive collections relating to the social and cultural history of the working classes, including autobiographies, records and reports on living conditions.

Trade unions

Records of the British Trades Union Congress, Cardiff Trades Union Council, and individual trade unions.

Labour Party

Archives, publications and ephemera from the British Labour Party and Independent Labour Party.

Socialism and Communism

Archives on microfilm, pamphlets and newspapers.