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  • Title
    Alan Clinton papers
  • Held at
  • Reference
    MS1114
  • Date
    c1918-c1990
  • Creator
    Clinton, Alan Michael (1943-2005) historian and politicianMore Info on Creator
  • Scope and Content
    Correspondence, research notes, publications and drafts compiled by Alan Clinton in research for his book 'Printed Ephemera: Collection, Organisation, Access' published by Clive Bingley in 1981 (1976-1980). Correspondence, organisational documents, ephemera, handwritten notes and other material regarding Clinton's involvement with the Oxford University Labour Club and other groupings, including the Socialist Labour League, his time serving on Islington Council, various publications and articles, Trotskyist pamphlets and journals (c1960s-c1990) including Workers Press, News Line, Socialist Organiser, and Socialist Press.
  • Conditions of access
    Open for research. Access to individual files may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details. At least 24 hours notice is required for research visits. References MS1114/1/2/201-206 are stored off-site: at least 48 hours notice should be given if ordering these references.
  • Extent
    53 boxes
  • Language
    English
  • System of Arrangement
    Divided into pamphlets (MS1114/1/1/1-), serials (MS1114/1/2/1-) and subject files. Subject files divided into ephemera project (MS1114/2/1-), other academic projects MS1114/3/1-), political activism (MS1114/4/1-), personal (MS1114/5/1-).
  • Finding aids
    A pdf of this item and file-level catalogue is attached to this description. Inputting of these catalogue data to the on-line archives catalogue is underway at present.
  • Related files
  • Related
    Alan Clinton's papers are also held at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick (ref. MSS.539). These mainly comprise archives of Trotskyist organisations such as the Workers' Socialist League, circa 1970s-1980s. There is also a collection of Alan Clinton's papers at the TUC Library.
  • Level of description
    fonds
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