Troops Out Movement

Scope and Content

Press clippings, correspondence, reports, press releases, photographs, documentaries (on video cassette tapes) and ephemera produced by the Troops Out Movement, [1973-2011]

Administrative / Biographical History

The Troops Out Movement (TOM) was formed in West London in 1973 by Irish solidarity activists. A campaigning organisation committed to bringing an end to British rule in the North of Ireland, TOM has two self-professed aims: British Troops Out of Ireland and Self-determination for the Irish People as a Whole. They campaign on issues of justice, policing, equality, demilitarisation, employment discrimination, cultural rights and the Irish language.


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Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Deposited to Bishopsgate Institute by Mary Pearson via Bernard Parry, 18 July 2016

Other Finding Aids

Adlib catalogue and copy of handlist available in researcher's area.

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Grace Biggins.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying and digital photography (without flash) is permitted for research purposes on completion of the Library's Copyright Declaration form and with respect to current UK copyright law.

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