Papers of E.W. Darling (b.1905), Communist

Scope and Content

Hampstead Tenants' Defence League items, 1935-8; miscellaneous political papers; Philco shop stewards' minutes, 1942.

This collection is made up of duplicate materials taken from Darling's papers. The complete collection is held by the Hoover Institution Archives (Accession 598).

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1905, Ernest Darling became well-known as a Communist activist, and was active in the Communist Party of Great Britain from 1932-1946.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

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Custodial History

The collection was donated to the Centre in 1984 by the Hoover Insitution Archives.