Labour CND

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Executive Committee minutes and papers, 1984-2000; Committee for Peace in the Balkans papers, 1997-1999; resolutions to Labour Party conferences, 1983-2000; correspondence with constituency and Labour Party secretaries, 1990-2000.

Administrative / Biographical History

Labour CND was formed in 1979 and has continued since then to promote support for nuclear disarmament within the Labour Party. It has done this by enlisting support for this amongst Labour Party and trade union members and organisations. Labour CND comprises supporters of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) who are also members of the Labour Party.

Arrangement

The Labour CND archive has been preserved in the original arrangement used by the depositor.

Conditions Governing Access

A few files are closed until 2017-2030. The rest of the deposit is open without restriction.

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by Carol Turner on behalf of Labour CND in February 2004.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue to file level is available in the Centre's searchroom.

An authority record exists for Labour CND (GB 152 AAR2778).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has not been weeded.

Accruals

Further deposits are expected.

Related Material

Other papers held at the Centre are the Mary Brennan Peace Movement Papers (MSS.410), Dr James Hinton's Papers (MSS.343), Victor Gollancz's papers (MSS.157), Christian CND (MSS.462), and the West Midlands Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Papers (MSS.417).

The British Library of Political and Economic Science holds a large group of national administrative records and minutes and papers of the London region CND, Youth CND, and Colleges and Universities CND. The papers of the Aberystwyth Nuclear Weapons Committee, and CND Cymru are in the National Library of Wales.