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“Damn your principles! Stick to your party”
Research Themes Supported
Hull History Centre holds the archival collections of a number of political parties, usually with a local connection to the area or the University of Hull. Such collections can aid research into many areas including:
- Interaction Between Constituency Politics and National Politics
- Labour Party History
- Communist Party of Great Britain
- Socialist Party History
- Co-operative Society
Political party records commonly include election campaign and publicity material, minutes of meetings, reports, press cuttings, photographs, and publications.
The following PDF contains a list of HHC collections that may be useful to researchers interested in political parties.
The following material may also be useful when researching this area:
- Newspapers, which often contain reports and interviews relating individual representatives of political parties, opinions on a hot political topic, and commentary on parliamentary activities.