• CAV

    Centre for Visual and Oral History Research Fonds

    The 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:

    The archive includes
    - Greenhead Stories Oral History Project
    - Two Minute Silence Oral History Project
    View contents
  • CHL

    Lancaster, John, Christadelphians Library Fonds

    Research library on the Christadelphian sect accumulated for MPhil thesis and deposited by Professor John Lancaster (Director of Computing and Library Services, University of Huddersfield).
    View contents
  • CHN


    This collection will be catalogued by December 2018.

    38 packages of archival material. Large collection of original political material amassed during my time as: a Labour councillor in Hull; Labour organiser in Leeds and Huddersfield; Labour MP for Morley and Rothwell. The collection includes leaflets (some dating back to the 50s), regional LP documents, campaign materials, other campaign materials (e.g. poll tax stuff) and by-election materials - most of which is Labour produced.
    View contents
  • CKN

    Kiernan, Catherine, papers Fonds

    26 works composed by Catherine Kiernan, with a recording of 3 works by Nadia Myserscough, Vi McLean and the Rogeri Trio.
    This collection will be catalogued by end of December 2018.
    View contents
  • CRI

    Cricket Research Centre Collection Fonds

    Printed 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,, from 2008

    Five large framed items returned from Huddersfield Local Studies Library which had been on long term loan.
    View contents
  • CRS

    Donald Crossley Archive Fonds

    Papers 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.
    View contents
  • CUE

    Continuum Ensemble Archive Fonds

    This collection contains the working papers of The Continuum Ensemble. This includes records relating to the planning and putting on of performances, the financial side of the running the ensemble, and records of their outputs. This is mainly in the form of media recordings (both in photographic and audio formats) and reviews of performances.
    View contents
  • CULL

    Cullingford, Cedric and Eric, Library Fonds

    Formerly 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.
    View contents
  • CVL

    Colne Valley Labour Party Archive Fonds

    Records 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.
    View contents
  • DBY


    20th century
    Material from experimental composer Derek Bailey, includes posters, programmes, equipment, scores, cassette tapes, other audio formats of his work.

    This collection is due to be catalogued by December 2019.
    View contents