The Arms Control Cuttings Collection

Scope and Content

35 folders of press cuttings, chiefly from The Guardian. Although there is a file of cuttings dating from 1943 to 1952, and a few from 1964 onward, the bulk of the collection is from 1983 to 1996. Subjects covered include nuclear weapons, the arms trade, peace-keeping and the role of the United Nations.

Administrative / Biographical History

A collection of press cuttings on arms control. Exact provenance unknown, but thought to have been collected by research or academic staff in the Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford.

Access Information

Available to researchers, by appointment.

Acquisition Information

Given to the J.B. Priestley Library by the Department of Peace Studies in 2004.


In English.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be supplied or produced at the discretion of Special Collections staff, subject to copyright law and the condition of the originals. Applications for permission to make published use of any material should be directed to the Special Collections Librarian in the first instance. The Library will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

Custodial History

Provenance unknown.

Corporate Names