• HDAS

    Huddersfield and District Archaeological Society Archive Fonds

    Records of the running of the Society and of its activities (chiefly excavation, but also dissemination).

    Includes extensive material relating to the Society's work at the Roman site at Slack.

    The Society's extensive collection of artefacts, including much Roman pottery and glass that has been studied by professional archaeologists and featured in various reports, is NOT included in this archive, but is currently dispersed among Society members. Please contact the Society for further information.
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  • HFE

    Huddersfield Female Educational Institute Fonds

    This archive tells the story of the history of the female educational institute, one of the oldest in the country. It includes minutes (1856-1872), rules (n.d.), annual reports (1858-1882), attendance records (1848-1883), teachers' records (1882-1883), wages (1858-1881), membership records (1853-1883), expenditure (1846-1875), library records (1857-1883), letters (1867-1883) and miscellaneous (1873-1883). The minutes and annual reports are important sources for the administration of the Institute and the admission records give details of the actual students, their ages, addresses and occupations. Receipted bills give full accounts of the costs of living and the equipment needed for running the Institute and its Library.
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  • HFL

    Huddersfield Foreign Library Society Archive Fonds

    The collection records the names and literary interests of immigrants to Huddersfield, mostly from Europe, in the mid nineteenth century and comprises the administrative documents including letters, minutes of meetings, membership records including subscription books, membership cards, receipts, fines, balance sheets, catalogues, letters and advertising documents.
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  • HGS

    Huddersfield Guild Society Fonds

    Minute books, speeches and papers relating to the Huddersfield Guild Society. Contact or potential depositor may have been F E Shaw (name written on side of box)

    This collection is due to be catalogued by July 2019.
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  • HIS

    Halifax Industrial Society Limited Fonds

    Printed Report and Balance Sheets for the Industrial Society, later the Halifax Co-operative Society. Includes information for customers; advertisements for food, clothing and furniture; financial information and agendas for half-yearly meetings.

    With 2 additional leaflets, as noted below, relating to the cost of living during the First World War and Unemployment Insurance during the Great Depression.

    Incomplete series. Includes:
    No. 103. June 1902

    No. 105 June 1903
    No. 106 Dec 1903
    No. 107 June 1904
    No. 108 Dec 1904
    No. 109 July 1905
    No. 110 Dec 1905
    No. 111 June 1906
    No. 112 Jan 1907
    No. 113 July 1907
    No. 114 Jan 1908
    No. 115 July 1908
    No. 116 Jan 1909
    No. 117 July 1909
    No. 118 Jan 1910

    No. 120 Jan 1911 (2 copies)
    No. 121 July 1911 (2 copies)
    No. 122 Jan 1912
    No. 123 June 1912 (2 copies)
    No. 124 Dec 1912 (2 copies)
    No. 125 June 1913
    No. 126 Dec 1913
    No. 127 June 1914
    No. 128 Dec 1914
    No. 129 June 1915
    No. 130 Dec 1915
    No. 131 July 1916
    No. 132 Dec 1916
    No. 133 June 1917
    No. 134 Dec 1917
    No. 135 June 1918
    No. 136 Dec 1918

    No. 138 Dec 1919
    No. 139 June 1920

    No. 141 June 1921
    No. 142 Dec 1921
    No. 143 June 1922
    No. 144 Dec 1922
    No. 145 June 1923
    No. 146 Dec 1923
    No. 147 June 1924
    No. 148 Dec 1924
    No. 149 June 1925
    No. 150 Dec 1925
    No. 151 June 1926
    No. 152 Dec 1926
    No. 153 June 1927
    No. 154 Dec 1927
    No. 155 June 1928
    No. 156 Dec 1928
    No. 157 June 1929
    No. 158 Dec 1929
    No.159 June 1930

    No. 162 Dec1931
    No. 163 June 1932
    No. 164 Dec 1932
    No. 165 June 1933
    No. 166 Dec 1933
    No. 167 June 1934
    No. 168 Dec 1934
    No. 169 June 1935
    No. 170 Dec 1935
    No. 171 June 1936
    No. 172 Dec 1936

    No. 182 Dec 1941
    No. 183 June 1942
    No. 184 Dec 1942
    No. 185 June 1943
    No. 186 Dec 1943 (2 copies)
    No. 187 June 1944 (3 copies)
    No. 188 Dec 1944 (3 copies)
    No. 189 March 1945
    No. 190 Sept 1945 (2 copies)
    No. 191 March 1946 (3 copies)

    No. 199 March 1950 (3 copies) Note: Change of name to Halifax Co-operative Society.
    No. 200 Sept 1950 (6 copies)

    Additional leaflets:
    'War Emergency: Workers' National Committee. Memorandum on the Increased Cost of Living During the War. August 1914- July 1916.' 4th Edition.
    'L.E.C. 82/34. Ministry of Labour, Unemployment Insurance (Agriculture) Act, 1936'
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  • HLB

    Holly Bank College of Education (Technical) Archive Fonds

    This collection contains the records of the Huddersfield College of Education (Technical) from its formation in 1947 until the point at which it was merged with the School of Education at Huddersfield Polytechnic in 1974. See the Related Material section for how to find records dated after 1974.

    The collection includes the papers and minutes of the governors and academic board and the wider strategic direction of the college, as well as operational minutes of internal committees. There are a number of files in the years preceding the merger considering the proposal and bringing together the opinions of interested stakeholders. There are a set of teaching materials and talks developed by the Principal, Alexander MacLennan. A small section on teaching and learning contains sample course syllabuses and reports on courses that have been reunning, as well as a set of dissertations and a number of reports from students taking part in educational exchange visits to countries across Europe.

    The Library series contains both articles written by staff and by external agents about the college. There are also some documents about the operation of the library and the planning of a new library building.

    There is also a series of papers relating to the Student Union, including student media, committee and some financial papers. There is also a series on the activities of the Old Student's Association (also known as the Former Student's Association) who were a membership body of former staff and students who held annual reunion conferences and dinners until their 60th anniversary in 2008, when they disbanded. It includes details of where conferences were held and correspondence between members, as well as snapshot views of the membership lists over time.

    There are also a number of photographs of staff and student groups, as well as internal and external photographs of college buildings, and of alumni in later years re-visiting the college and its accommodation.
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  • HLL

    Huddersfield RL: A Lasting Legacy Project, carried out by Huddersfield Community Trust Fonds

    This archive contains materials from individuals collected by the Huddersfield Communtity Trust for the Huddersfield Rugby League: A Lasting Legacy project. The materials reflect, commemorate and celebrate some significant anniversaries in Huddersfield's Rugby League history, including the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Huddersfield club in 2014, and the centenary of the club’s Team of all Talents, one of only three teams to win all four available trophies in the same season - 1914-15. The project also marked the anniversary of the start of the First World War and its impact on the people of Huddersfield as well as raising the profile of Huddersfield as the birthplace of rugby league at the George Hotel in 1895.

    The archive contains letters, programmes, magazines, yearbooks, commemorate booklets and brochures, scrapbooks and photographs, both contemporary and commemorative, that reflect the stories of individuals and the wider team involved with Rugby League in the Kirklees area. It also contains some china cups and saucers belonging to the old Huddersfield Cricket and Athletic Club.
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  • HLP

    Huddersfield Labour Party Archive Fonds

    Records created by the Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield area.

    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 significant amount of material that relates specifically to the Party's work and activities while contesting elections (particularly General Elections) in the Huddersfield area.

    There are also significant sections of records that relate to the Huddersfield Labour Party's business with Kirklees Labour Group and Kirklees Metropolitan Council.
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  • HLS

    Huddersfield Literary and Scientific Society Archive Fonds

    Papers relating to property (1861-1881); minutes including proposal of Charles Hobkirk as secretary, lecture notes on topics including 'Manufacturers of the district depending on chemistry', 'Coal for products', 'Fatty matters' (1864-1881); membership records with subscription books and receipts for subscriptions from Charles Sikes, George Tindall and Charles Hobkirk; (1857-1870); registers of donations to the museum including from Joseph Tolson and Joseph Crosland (1862-63); proceedings including rules, annual reports, programmes and catalogues of exhibitions (1837-1882); financial records (1857-1874); correspondence (1857-1882); miscellaneous papers (1860-1877)
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  • HMD

    Holocaust Memorial Day - Kirklees Collection Fonds

    1 exhibition board and 3 art cases containing posters and exhibition material concerning Kirklees Council's commemorations of Holocaust Memorial Day between 2000-2015; including 1 art case containing exhibition material labelled 'Holocaust Memorial Day 2001', 2 art cases containing posters concerning genocide in Rwanda, and 1 exhibition board containing a map titled 'On the Trail of the Kindertransport'
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