Runnymede Trust Press Cutting Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1443 RUNNYMEDE/2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      35 boxes and box files

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:

Access Information

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