General Election 1997

Scope and Content

Material relating to the 1997 General Election, including addresses, leaflets, posters and other ephemera from throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, representing all political parties, including the Conservative Party, the Labour Party, the Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru, the Scottish National Party, the Green Party, the Natural Law Party, and a range of parties from Northern Ireland.

Administrative / Biographical History

Requests for donations of election ephemera were sent out by the BLPES to candidates of all parties throughout the United Kingdom during the 1997 general election campaign, and major deposits were received. Material was also collected by BLPES staff and students.


The ephemera has been listed by party.

Access Information


Other Finding Aids

On-line catalogue available.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Conditions Governing Use

Most documents may be photocopied.

Custodial History

Compiled by British Library of Political and Economic Science.