Papers of Dr Douglas A. Reid

Scope and Content

Contains subject files collated by and relating to the activities of Dr Douglas A. Reid in this period. Subjects covered in the files include E.P. Thompson's honorary degree from Hull University, Hull University student activism, Hull Labour Party (Avenues Ward), Hull END, and youth and student Liberal organisations.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Douglas A. Reid was a lecturer in the Department of Economic and Social History (subsequently in the Department of History) at the University of Hull, where he specialised in 19th century social and political history. Politically left-leaning, he was involved with Hull Labour Party (Avenues Ward), serving for a time as their secretary, as well as being involved with Hull END. He was a colleague of Professor John Saville and was acquainted with E.P. Thompson.

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Custodial History

Collated and held by Douglas Reid, received from the same by Claire Weatherall for Hull University Archives at Hull History Centre on 21 June 2016

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