Runnymede Trust Press Cutting Collection

Scope and Content

Press cuttings covering a variety of subjects; see information under System of Arrangement for further information on subjects covered by the press cuttings.


System of arrangement for the press cuttings collections covers the following main subjects:

  • Immigration
  • Immigration cases and campaigns
  • Citizenship and nationality
  • Race and Racism
  • Politics and elections
  • Far-right politics and groups in Britain
  • Far-right politics and groups abroad
  • Trade Unions
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Inner cities
  • Social services
  • Health and the National Health Service 1969-1995

More detailed descriptions can be found on the Black Cultural Archives' Calm View:

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research. Readers are strongly urged to contact Black Cultural Archives in advance of their visit. Some of the material may be stored off-site and advance notice of at least a week is needed in order to retrieve this material.

The reading room is open for access to archive materials Wednesdays-Fridays, 10am-4pm. The reading room is also open late every second Thursday of the month, 1pm-7pm.

Please email the archivist to book an appointment