- Notes and press cuttings accompanying printed books 1817-1958
Papers of James Carmichael, 1894-1966, labour MP, Bridgeton Division, Glasgow, Scotland, 1947-1961
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
James Carmichael was a member of Glasgow City Council from 1929-1947 and was originally elected in 1946 as a candidate for the Independent Labour Party, of which he had been a lifelong member, he was to be the last ILP Member of Parliament. A year after his election he joined the Labour Party and represented his constituency in Parliament as a Labour MP. The collection contributes to our understanding of the intellectual background and political formation of those who gave a cogent voice to the arguments against the capitalism of the time.
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
Conditions Governing Access
Donated by Rt Hon. Lord Carmichael of Kelvingrove
Other Finding Aids
Details of descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue accessible from the University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/manuscripts/, searching by the call number Sp Coll Carmichael and MS Gen 554.
Alternative Form Available
No known copies
Conditions Governing Use
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Special Collections.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 247 procedures
Location of Originals
This material is original
No known publications using this material
Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 13 April 2005