Proposals, statements and pamphlets, 1957-1994, issued by the Britain-Cyprus Committee, the Britain Turkish Cyprus Committee, the Committee for the Cyprus Scroll, the Cypriot Students Association, the Pancyprian Committee of Parents and Relatives of Undeclared P.O.W.s and Missing Persons and the Yialousa (Cyprus) Association.
Cyprus: Pressure Groups Material
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- ReferenceGB 101 PG.CY
- Dates of Creation1957-1994
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Greek
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The majority of the materials held here relate to the 1974 coup in Cyprus and the subsequent Turkish military intervention. Both Greek and Turkish Cypriot expatriate groups are represented, and there is also older material arguing for an independent Cyprus.
Alphabetically by group, and then in rough chronological order.
Open to all for research purposes; access is free for anyone in higher education.
Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Other Finding Aids
Records at item level on library catalogue (SASCAT).
Description compiled by Daniel Millum, Political Archives Project Officer at the Institutes of Commonwealth and Latin American Studies.
Conditions Governing Use
Copies can usually be obtained - apply to library staff.
The Commonwealth Political Parties Materials collection was begun in 1960-61, with special emphasis being placed then, as now, on "primary material such as party constitutions, policy statements, convention reports and election manifestos." (ICS, Twelfth Annual Report 1960-1961). Since then, the main method of gathering material has been to appeal directly to political parties throughout the Commonwealth, though contributions from Institute members and staff following visits to relevant countries have been significant.
No further accruals are expected