Centre for Visual and Oral History Research Fonds
2007-PresentThe Centre has undertaken a number of oral history projects including communities and social groups whose experiences had previously been excluded from traditional sources. This has included projects on the history of leisure and commemoration, and work that has offered new perspectives on various immigrant and ethnic minority groups and aspects of women’s history, as well as the labour movement and working class communities. The projects have resulted in a number of books, articles, conference papers and project websites, all of this information is available here: http://www.hud.ac.uk/research/researchcentres/cvohr/outputs/
Lancaster, John, Christadelphians Library Fonds
1847-2008Research library on the Christadelphian sect accumulated for MPhil thesis and deposited by Professor John Lancaster (Director of Computing and Library Services, University of Huddersfield).
Cricket collection Fonds
1897-2014Printed sources relating to the sport of cricket chiefly relating to West Yorkshire but including other counties. Includes yearbooks and some VHS.
Also includes some examples of cricket equipment donated to the University's archive service following The Cricket History of Calderdale and Kirklees Project, ckcricketheritage.org.uk, from 2008
Donald Crossley Archive Fonds
c1918-2008Papers collected and/or created by Donald Crossley relating to the poet Ted Hughes. Includes letters, published books of Hughes' work, mss notes, maps, photographs, (including reprographics of photographs from 1937-2008) and scrapbooks of notes and photographs relating to/depicting individual poems.
Cullingford, Cedric and Eric, Library Fonds
1908-2007Formerly a Professor in the University of Huddersfield's School of Education and Professional Development, Cedric Cullingford's library consists of two main sections: his library on education, and his father's library (Eric Cullingford) on Anglo-German attitudes and attitudes toward Germany around the time of the Second World War and after. Eric Cullingford was a Ministry of Labour employee and advocate for the reserved occupations system which ensured the supply of goods to the front during the Second World War. A life long fascination with Germany led him after the war to work for the Control Commission in Germany, assisting in the restarting of German industry, and he set up the German Trades Union Federation to encourage good employer/employee relations. He also worked for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and a number of European embassies. He died in 2009.
Colne Valley Labour Party Archive Fonds
1891-1994Records created by the Colne Valley Labour Party in the course of its activities in promoting the support and election of Labour Party candidates for local and parliamentary elections in the Colne Valley parliamentary constituency.
The collection includes the core administrative records of meeting minutes, annual reports, constitution and rules records, financial accounts, membership records, marketing records, correspondence and working papers. There is also a large amount of material that relates specifically to the Party's work and activities while contesting elections (particularly General Elections) in the Colne Valley.
There is also a small but significant section of records that relate to the Colne Valley Labour Party creating, collecting and preserving records that reflect its history, these records include souvenir histories and other significant records that the Party believed were important to preserve. Also included in this material are records that relate to Victor Grayson who was a labour candidate for the Party, 1907-1915, and MP for the Colne Valley constituency, 1907-1910.
The Colne Valley Labour Party existed under a number of names and been affiliated to a number of different organisations since it was formed in 1891 as the Colne Valley Division Labour Union. Details of the Party's history can be found below in the Administrative History.
Canter, David Archive Fonds
c1953-2006Archive of Professor David Canter, Environmental Psychology. This collection will be catalogued by the end of Dec 2017.
Canter, David Environmental Psychology Library Fonds
1892-2007The library of works on the discipline of environmental psychology, collected by Professor David Canter and deposited with the University in 2011.
Denby Dale Labour Party Archive Fonds
1948-2009The archives of the Denby Dale Labour Party which includes minute books, financial records, photographs, promotional fliers and election campaign materials, and a brief history of the Party.
Hodgson Cricket Collection Archive Fonds
1938-2010This collection contains correspondence and books on Cricket in Yorkshire collected by him.