Merton and Morden Labour Party

Scope and Content

Records of the Merton and Morden Labour Party, 1926-1970, including minutes of the General and Executive Committees, the General Management Committee and the Annual General Meetings, 1936-1970; minutes of the Merton and Morden Young Socialists, 1959-1965; minutes of the Morden Ward, 1926-1966, and the Morden Ward Women's Section, 1947-1967; minutes of the Merton Group, 1933-1935; minutes of the Ravensbury and St Helier Ward Women's Section, 1948-1952; various publications, notably the Merton and Morden weekly tote, lottery and bulletin, 1957-1970, copies of The Argus, the Journal of the Merton and Morden Labour Party , 1952-1961, Labour Party General Election literature, 1964-1970, Local Election literature, 1934-1956, and press cuttings, 1960-1968.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


The collection mainly comprises bound volumes arranged in chronological order.

Access Information

Open. Microfilm available.

Other Finding Aids

Printed handlist and on-line catalogue available.

Alternative Form Available

Microfilm made available by Follet Preservation Microfilming Project, 2000. Films are held on open access in the Library (Archives MF 633-638).

Archivist's Note

Sources: British Library of Political and Economic Science Archives catalogue. Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright unknown. Microfilm copies only.

Custodial History

Given by the Merton and Morden Labour Party in 1970.