The Kathleen Allsop Papers

Scope and Content

Correspondence with officials of the Party; election leaflets, press cuttings etc relating to by-elections contested in 1943-45.

Administrative / Biographical History

Kathleen M. Allsop was a member of the Common Wealth Party, involved in the Party's provincial affairs.

Access Information

Items in the collection may be consulted for the purpose of private study and personal research, within the controlled environment and restrictions of The Keep's Reading Rooms.

Acquisition Information

By bequeath of Kathleen M. Allsop on her death in 1981.


Prepared by John Farrant, September 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An online catalogue is available on The Keep's website.

Conditions Governing Use

COPIES FOR PRIVATE STUDY: Subject to copyright, conditions imposed by owners and protecting the documents, digital copies can be made.

PUBLICATION: A reader wishing to publish material in the collection should contact the Head of Special Collections, in writing. The reader is responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.

Related Material

SxMs 9, the Common Wealth Papers, comprises the official archive of the organisation and related papers of Sir Richard Acland, Hugh Lawson and several other party officials and activists.

SxMs 36, The Williamson Papers, document the activities of the Common Wealth Party in Kent, where Catherine E. Williamson stood for the party in elections at Ashford and Canterbury, between 1942 and 1945.

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