Herbert Clinch : material relating to a 1935 trip to the Soviet Union

Scope and Content

The archive contains photographs, postcards, and notes from the Soviet Union, Herbert Clinch's own articles on the trip, with additional ephemeral material such as money, cigarettes, and posters advertising Clinch's talk on his trip and his candidature for local elections.

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

The archive of material relating to Clinch's trip to the Soviet Union passed to his son, Alan Clinch. On Alan Clinch's death, the material came to Michael Barton, a friend of the family, who donated it to Cambridge University Library to complement existing archival, print, and ephemeral material relating to the Soviet Union already in the Library.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

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