Scottish Election Archive

Scope and Content

Party manifestos; Election addresses and leaflets; Official documentation; Television and press coverage; Publications of lobbying and pressure groups.

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

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

Catalogued online to item level

Archivist's Note

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.

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