Political Press-cuttings

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Files of press-cuttings, 1931-1970.

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection of press-cuttings was created by the Conservative Party Central Office. It includes press-cuttings on leading political figures such as Ellen Wilkinson, Bessie Braddock, and Lord Cobbold.


The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Other Finding Aids

A box list for this collection is available in the Centre's searchroom. A copy of this collection-level description is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom, at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

No destruction has taken place.


Further deposits are not expected.