Records of West Fife and Kirkcaldy burghs Liberal Unionist / Conservative Associations

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The records contain the papers and minutes of the West Fife Liberal Unionist / Conservative Association, the Kirkcaldy Burghs Liberal Unionist / Conservative Association and the Kirkcaldy Unionist club.

Administrative / Biographical History

The constituency boundaries were reorganised in 1971 and these constituencies disappeared.

Arrangement

The files are sorted into correspondence and administrative files (arranged alphabetically), financial records, minutes, and papers relating to elections, membership lists, young unionists and miscellaneous:The files are sorted into correspondence and administrative files (arranged alphabetically), financial records, minutes, and papers relating to elections, membership lists, young unionists and miscellaneous:ms36393-36593 West Fife Liberal Unionist / Conservative Association papers, 1948-1971 (33 boxes);ms36594-36689 Kirkcaldy burghs Liberal Unionist / Conservative Association papers, 1900-1971 (19 boxes);ms36690-36694 Kirkcaldy Unionist Club, minutes and papers, 1901-1939 (1 box).

Conditions Governing Access

By appointment with the Archivist. Access to unpublished records less than 30 years old and other records containing confidential information may be restricted. Special conditions apply to photographs.

Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited by the Association through the local agent in January 1972 following constituency boundary reorganisation which led to the disappearance of this constituency.

Note

Description compiled by Rachel Hart, Archives Hub Project.

Other Finding Aids

Handlist is available in Reading Room.

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist. Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.