Handsworth Constituency Labour Party

Scope and Content

The records comprise income and expenditure accounts, 1971-1972; some fifty items of correspondence received, 1969-1972, including papers of a Temporary Co-ordinating Committee concerned with the 1974 local government reorganisation; miscellaneous publications and ephemera of other bodies, including items on the Common Market issue, 1970-72.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre in 1973.

Other Finding Aids

Appraisal Information

No appraisal, destruction or scheduling has taken place.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The Centre also holds the papers of other local branches of the Labour Party in the Midlands area. For further details see Selly Oak Constituency Labour Party (MSS.1), West Midlands Region of the Labour Party (MSS.6), Coventry North Constituency Labour Party (MSS.7), Rugby Constituency Labour Party (MSS.10), East Midlands Region of the Labour Party (MSS.9), Coventry East Divisional Labour Party (MSS.85), Bexley Divisional Labour Party (MSS.94), and Warwick and Leamington Labour Party (MSS.133).

The records of the national Labour Party are held at the Labour History Archive and Study Centre in Manchester.