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Labour History Archive and Study Centre

CONTACT DETAILS
Visitor''s address: People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER
Country:

England, United Kingdom

E-mail address:
Webpage:
Telephone:
+44 (0)161 838 9190
ACCESS & SERVICE INFORMATION (See moreSee less)
Opening hours:

Monday-Friday 10.00-17.00 Lunchtime closure between 12.30-13.30

The archive is closed at weekends and public holidays. Visits by appointment.

Access conditions: Accessible to the public
Access information:

Please see: https://phm.org.uk/collections/labour-history-archive-study-centre/

Disabled access: Facilities for disabled people are available
ARCHIVES & HOLDINGS DESCRIPTION (See moreSee less)
Archival and other holdings:

The Labour History Archive & Study Centre (LHASC) https://phm.org.uk/collections/labour-history-archive-study-centre/ is located at People’s History Museum (PHM) https://phm.org.uk/ in Manchester, UK. Delve into this internationally significant collection of archive material, which includes items of national importance from the last 250 years of British social and political history. Home to the complete holdings of the national Labour Party and Communist Party of Great Britain and over 95,000 photographs relating to the growth of democracy in Britain, covering not only parliamentary reform, extension of the vote and general elections, but grassroots organisations and campaigns also. Learn how the collection continues to grow today, and how it is used by communities, researchers and individuals to explore the social and political stories of the past. The archive collections complement archive material, objects, photographs and banners on display in the museum’s galleries, which are also explored through PHM’s public programme of events and exhibitions: https://phm.org.uk/whats-on/.

Other information
Related resource:
Miners' Strike 1984-1985

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Type of archive:

Specialised non-governmental archives and archives of other cultural (heritage) institutions

Last update: 16.06.2020
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