Party manifestos; Election addresses and leaflets; Official documentation; Television and press coverage; Publications of lobbying and pressure groups.
Scottish Election Archive
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 249 T-SEA
- Dates of Creation1950 onwards
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Scottish Election Archive comprises material relating to general, local and European elections and also by-elections in Scottish constituencies. Most of the material dates from the 1980s onwards, but there are a few earlier items such as a 1950 general election address for Glasgow Maryhill Constituency
Conditions Governing Access
Other Finding Aids
Catalogued online to item level
Archivist's note: Description prepared by Margaret Harrison, Web version by Graham S. Holton, Jordanhill LibraryRules or Conventions: Description based on Scottish Archive Network guidelines, based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000). and Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997)Date of descriptions: February 2008.