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Politics and Government

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Batley, Morley and Ossett Labour Party Manuscripts

Reference code: 146
Scope and Contents

The archive consists of 5 minute books, with election material and press cuttings, covering the years 1918-1949.

Dates: 1919 - 1949

Betty Hunt Papers

Reference code: 149
Scope and Contents

A collection of research papers relating left wing drama and theatre in Sheffield and elsewhere in the late 1930s, gathered by Betty Hunt when researching for a PhD in the School of English at the University of Sheffield in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

For further details of the Betty Hunt Papers please see the box list in the External Documents section below.

Dates: 1930s - 1981

Caricatures Collection

Reference code: PE 34
Scope and Contents The caricatures collection consists of 55 volumes of social and political caricatures of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Many very significant caricaturists are represented in the collection, including William Hogarth, Thomas Rowlandson, James Gillray and George Cruikshank. Both coloured and monochrome images are included, and provide a rich source of illustration of the political and social interests of the period.For further details of this collection and for links to...
Dates: c1700 - c1950

Dilks Papers

Reference code: 418
Scope and Contents Research papers, correspondence and transcripts of Professor David Dilks relating to his research project on former Special Operations Executive(SOE) operatives during the Second World War. The collection consists of full transcripts of interviews with 15 former members of SOE recorded between 2002 and 2004, along with supporting correspondence, press cuttings, obituaries and reports. Also includes documents relating to conferences organised or attended by David Dilks between 1962 and...
Dates: 1923 - 2010

Elliott Dodds Manuscripts

Reference code: 152
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of cartoons, articles, newscuttings and notebooks, relating to the work and interests of journalist George Elliott Dodds.

For further details of this collection please see the box listing in the External Documents section below.

Dates: 1900 - 1977

Hewins Manuscripts

Reference code: 74
Scope and Contents The papers and correspondence of William Albert Samuel Hewins (1865-1931), economist, historian and politician, and first director of the London School of Economics.The documents include official government papers, notes, lecture notes and diaries, together with an extensive and important correspondence involving leading politicians and dignitaries of the day.The collection also includes the unlisted papers of his son, M.G. Hewins.For further details of...
Dates: 1849 - 1931

Mundella Cartoons

Reference code: PE 32
Scope and Contents

Nine framed and seven unframed political cartoons relating to the elections in Sheffield in 1868 in which Anthony John Mundella was the winning candidate.

Dates: 1868

Mundella Papers

Reference code: 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers of Anthony John Mundella, Liberal MP for Sheffield, plus other related correspondence.The content of the papers is mainly political, and consists largely of the correspondence of Mundella. The collection also includes correspondence of the family of Robert Leader, some of which does not relate to Mundella, acquired by Mundella's daughter Maria Theresa who intended to write a biography of her father, and transcriptions by Maria Theresa of...
Dates: 1861 - 1932

Sheffield Ecclesall Division Conservative and Constitutional Association Manuscripts

Reference code: 147
Scope and Contents

Documents relating to the Sheffield Ecclesall Division Conservative and Constitutional Association, 1885 to 1929.

For further details of this collection please see the finding aid/box list in the External Documents section below.

Dates: 1885 - 1929

The Blunkett Archives

Reference code: 467
Scope and Contents The Blunkett Archives is an extensive collection which has been amassed by Lord Blunkett throughout his career, and records his journey from one of the poorest areas of Sheffield to the highest level of British politics. The collection dates from the 1940s to the present day and includes political correspondence, policy papers, material relating to his constituency work, press cuttings, speeches, diaries, school reports, personal correspondence, book proofs, sound recordings and photographs....
Dates: 1940s - 2023

War Magazines Collection

Reference code: WAR1
Scope and Contents The collection consists of issues of three illustrated magazines, which were published during the First and Second World Wars. The issues describe and comment on events at home, in Europe and in the wider world, with lavish use of illustration and photographs.The War Illustrated (1914-1919) 1-208, 22nd August 1914-10th August 1918. Missing no. 3The War Illustrated (1939-1947) 1-255, 16th September 1939-11th April 1947War Weekly 2-85, 3rd November 1939-5th...
Dates: 1914 - 1947

Wilson Papers

Reference code: 41
Scope and Contents Papers of Henry Joseph Wilson, Sheffield Radical politician and Liberal MP, for the period 1859 to 1910.The collection consists of the following sections:1. Correspondence, papers and related press cuttings received by Wilson 2. Wilsons letters to members of his family 3. Printed election material, newspapers and press cuttings 4. Sheffield Nonconformist Committee papers 5. A collection by Gertrude Lenwood, one of Wilson's daughters, of newspaper cartoons and copies...
Dates: 1859 - 1955