The collection consists of documents generated and kept by the Womens' Liberal Federation over the course of a century. These include correspondence, accounts, publications, photographs, constitutional papers, conference papers, committee papers and minute books.
Papers of the Womens' Liberal Federation
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Womens' Liberal Federation was founded in 1888. It was formed from local Women's Liberal Associations throughout Britain, and performed various activities including fundraising for charities and the Liberal Party. The local associations campaigned on behalf of the Liberal Party in their local areas, and often obtained opinions for the Party on political issues such as Irish Home Rule. The Federation disbanded in 1989.
The collection is arranged by type of document.
Conditions Governing Access
Accessible to all bona fide readers.
The archives were placed on indefinite loan by the Women's Liberal Federation in 1988.
Compiled by Martin Hall, Assistant Archivist, University of Bristol Special Collections.
Other Finding Aids
typescript catalogue available in University of Bristol Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission must be obtained from University of Bristol Special Collections.
No further accruals expected.