Huddersfield Labour Party Archive
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.

Also two exhibition boards, one of Denis Healey and John Harman playing the piano on Mandela Corner, Huddersfield during the 1987 General Election Campaign and one of Keir Hardie with children of the Huddersfield Socialist Sunday School in 1906[Local History Exhibition at the University of Huddersfield, 2006]
  • HLP/EL

    Elections Subfonds

    Huddersfield Labour Party election records. This section includes administrative, procedural and promotional records concerning Huddersfield Labour Party's activities during local and General Elections.
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  • HLP/EM

    Engagement and marketing Subfonds

    This section includes records that concern Huddersfield Labour Party's engagement and marketing activities. The section includes records concerning the organisation of the party's social events and trips, the party's printed marketing and reference materials, and photographs of party members and events.
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  • HLP/FN

    Finance and estate Subfonds

    Records concerning the finances and estate of Huddersfield Labour Party. The records include acccounts of income and expenditure, receipts and expenses, and subscription payments. There are also some records relating to premises that the party has held.
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  • HLP/GV

    Governance and administration Subfonds

    Records concerning the governance and administration of Huddersfield Labour Party. The records include minutes and other meeting records of the central party and its many groups wards and branches. There are also Huddersfield Labour Party annual reports, 1923-1992, and records constituency management and the constitution of the Huddersfield and District Joint Council of Labour.
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  • HLP/KL

    Kirklees Labour Group Subfonds

    Records concerning the administration of Kirklees Labour Group within Kirklees council
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  • HLP/KM

    Kirklees Metropolitan Council records Subfonds

    Records concerning the work and administration of Kirklees Metropolitan Council, accumulated by Huddersfield Labour Party. The records include meeting records and reports, records concerning the council's finances and records concerning the council's policies on various issues.
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  • HLP/MB

    Membership Subfonds

    Records concerning the membership of Huddersfield Labour Party. The records include membership books, and nomination forms for various officer posts and delegate roles within the party.
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  • HLP/WP

    Working papers and correspondence Subfonds

    Various correspondence and working papers created or received by the Huddersfield Labour Party in the course of its business. The records relate to local party politics and administration, National Labour Party matters and the Trades Union Council.
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