National Liberal Club Published Materials Collection

Scope and Content

The collection consists of periodicals such as "Liberal Agent" and "Liberal and Radical", as well as year books, song books, annual reports, and published club reports, such as those of the London Liberal Federation and the Cobden Club.

Administrative / Biographical History

These periodicals and publications relating to the Liberal Party were collected by the National Liberal Club, forming part of their library.


The periodicals and pamphlets cover the following dates, respectively:

  • Liberal Agent, 1896-1929.
  • Liberal and Radical, 1887-1889.
  • Liberal Monthly, 1906-1911.
  • Publications of the Liberal League, 1902-1904.
  • Liberal Magazine, 1893-1949.
  • Pamphlets and leaflets of the Liberal Publication Department, 1888-1930.
  • Printed ephemera of the Liberal Publication Department, 1960s.
  • Liberal Year Book, 1887-1939, incomplete.
  • Liberator song book, undated.
  • Annual Reports of the London Liberal Federation, 1936-1938.
  • Lloyd George Liberal Magazine, 1920-1923.
  • Papers of the Cobden Club, 1869-1941.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all bona fide readers.

Acquisition Information

These papers were purchased from the National Liberal Club by the University of Bristol Special Collections.

Other Finding Aids

Typescript catalogue available in University of Bristol Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission must be obtained from University of Bristol Special Collections.

Related Material

Published material of the National Liberal Club is listed on the University of Bristol Library Catalogue at: