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Alphabetical List of Special Collections

Arranged by surname of the person or the name of organisation that created the archive.

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Key

Cwl. A Commonweal Archive.
PaxCat. Catalogued by the PaxCat Project.

A

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
H.G. ALEXANDER Minorities Archive German minorities in Poland post-1919  
ALTERNATIVE DEFENCE COMMISSION Archive 1980s academics and others on defence alternatives. Cwl.
Papers of the European Organiser of the AMERICAN-EUROPEAN PEACE MARCH from San Francisco to Moscow 1960s nonviolent direct action. Cwl. PaxCat.
Papers on ANTHRAX The Bradford wool trade and a deadly disease.  
ANTIQUARIAN Book Collection Printed books and periodicals from the 17th to 19th centuries.  
Records of ARCHITECTS FOR PEACE Professional group, 1980s. Cwl. PaxCat.

B

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Papers of Eric BAKER Quaker peace activist, European links, Amnesty, campaigner against torture Cwl. PaxCat.
Revis BARBER and Dennis BELLAMY Papers Governors, instrumental in creation of the University of Bradford  
Ludwig BARUCH Internment Archive World War 2 correspondence, internment, Home Front.  
Harold BLAKEMORE Latin American Archive Latin American history, especially Chile.  
BRADFORD CHEMICAL SOCIETY Transactions    
BRADFORD DYERS' ASSOCIATION Archive    
BRADFORD INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Archive 1956-1966. Became the University of Bradford.  
Records of the BRADFORD NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT GROUP 1980s campaigners. Cwl. PaxCat.
BRADFORD PEACE ACTION GROUP Archive Creating Bradford's nuclear free zone, 1980s Cwl. PaxCat.
BRADFORD TECHNICAL COLLEGE Archive 1832-1956. Became the University of Bradford.  
RAWNSLEY BRITISH UNION OF FASCISTS Collection Interviews, a novel and an autobiography.  
The Papers of Hugh BROCK Nonviolent direct action 1950s, Peace News, nuclear disarmament symbol. Cwl. PaxCat.
Fred Robinson BUTTERFIELD Collection 1930s photographs of the Yorkshire Dales  
Papers of Barbara BRUCE British nurse in India 1940s. Cwl. PaxCat.

C

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Archives of the CAMPAIGN AGAINST MILITARY RESEARCH ON CAMPUS 1980s. Cwl. PaxCat.
Archive of the CAMPAIGN TO FREE VANUNU A UK campaign to free Israeli nuclear whistle-blower Mordecai Vanunu and for a nuclear-free Middle East.  1990s. Cwl.
Barbara CASTLE Cabinet Diaries UK politics 1960s and 1970s.  
Archives of the COMMITTEE FOR CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION SUPPORT Training and support for former Yugoslavia, 1990s. Cwl.
Archives of the COMMITTEE OF 100 collected by Derry Hannam 1960s nuclear disarmament campaign. Cwl. PaxCat.
COMMONWEAL ARCHIVES Over 70 archives on peace and social change. See Cwl entries in Groups column for individual archives. Cwl. PaxCat.
Archives of the COMMONWEAL COLLECTION Records of independent peace library. Cwl. PaxCat.
COMMONWEAL RARE BOOKS Historic or fragile books on peace. Cwl.
Archive of the COMMUNITY PROJECTS CHARITABLE TRUST A charity which worked with communities in Northern Ireland during the 1970s. Cwl.
CRAIG Medical Peace Movements Archive Medical professionals campaigning 1960s-1990s.  
Adam CURLE Archive First Professor of Peace Studies at the University, conflict resolution and peace education.  

D

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Archives of the DIRECT ACTION COMMITTEE AGAINST NUCLEAR WAR Nonviolent direct action 1950s. Cwl. PaxCat.
Edith DURHAM Balkan Collection Albania, Yugoslavia scrapbooks 1920s.  
DYEING and TEXTILE HISTORY Book Collection    

E

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Ted EDWARDS Archive First Vice-Chancellor of the University. Also peace campaigner.  
ENGLISH DOMESTIC POLITICS Collection Press cuttings on industrial unrest 1918-1919.  

F

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
FRASER Collection on Nuclear Disarmament 1980 peace campaigning.  

G

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Papers of Margaret GARDINER Mass media techniques in raising nuclear issues in 1960s. Cwl. PaxCat.
The GRASSINGTON and District Peace Group Archive Peace campaigners 1981-present.  
The GRIMETHORPE Pressurised Fluidised Bed Combustion Project    

H

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Joel Martin HALPERN Balkan Archive Family life and social structures in Balkan region  
Papers of Ian and Jennifer HARTLEY on the Molesworth Peace Camp 1980s. Cwl. PaxCat.
Jacquetta HAWKES Archive and Book Collection Archaeologist, poet, journalist and broadcaster.  
HISTORY OF PHARMACY Book Collection Printed books, especially pharmacopeias.  
HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Book Collection    
Papers of Sir Isaac HOLDEN and Family Correspondence of Bradford wool manufacturer and MP. UK and French C19 history.  
Papers of Colin HUNTER Councillor active in creating Bradford's nuclear free zone, 1980s. Cwl. PaxCat.

I

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
INDEPENDENT LABOUR PARTY Russian Tour Material Manuscript re visit to the USSR in 1932  

K

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
KEARTON Book Collection Cherry and Richard Kearton, Swaledale born wildlife photographers.  
KENNALLY Northern Ireland Archive Belfast 1971.  
KENNET Archive Publications on international relations.  

L

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
LAREDO South African Archive Anti-apartheid campaigner.  
LOCAL and Regional Book Collection Historic books on Bradford and West Yorkshire, and the Yorkshire Dales.  
Records of LONDON GREENPEACE Anarchist collective, campaign against nuclear testing in 1970s. Cwl. PaxCat.

M

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Paul MCKEE Election Broadcasting Archive    
Papers of David MARKHAM relating to tax refusal 1960s nuclear weapons tax protest. Cwl. Paxcat.
Dorothy Freeborn MARTIN Peace Archive Peace campaigns 1940s-1960s.  
MEDICAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF WAR Archive Doctors and war, 1950s onwards.  
Papers of Sarah MEYER relating to Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Also European peace conferences and camps. Cwl. Paxcat.
Davina MILLER Archive on the SCOTT INQUIRY Defence exports to Iraq.  
Research Papers of David J. MITCHELL on Military Nonconformity Correspondence and interviews: WW1 absolutist conscientious objectors and others conscripted in WW2 and after who struggled with military life.  
W.R. MITCHELL Archive and Book Collection Writer interested in Yorkshire Dales and Cumbria.  
Dimitrije MITRINOVIC and New Atlantis Foundation Library and Archive 1930s politics, sociology, philosophy, religion, art, esoterica and more.  

N

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
NEWSPAPERS in Special Collections Bradford Pioneer, Citizen, Co-operative News, Reynolds News  
NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT Symbol Drawings Original designs of the peace symbol for the 1958 Aldermaston March, by Gerald Holtom. Cwl.

O

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Records of OPERATION NAMIBIA Direct action against South Africa's role in Namibia, 1970s. Cwl. PaxCat.
Papers of Geoffrey OSTERGAARD Academic and activist interested in sarvodaya movement, India. Cwl. PaxCat.

P

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
David Hardisty PAX Collection Catholic peace organisation Cwl.
The PEACE Ephemera Collection Mostly 1980s campaigns.  
Archives of PEACE NEWS Especially useful for 1960s. Cwl. PaxCat.
The PEACE PAMPHLETS Collection Thousands of C20 pamphlets discussing peace, social change and nuclear disarmament Cwl. PaxCat
Records of the PEACE TAX CAMPAIGN Conscientious objection to military tax spend. 1980s. Cwl. PaxCat.
PEART-BINNS Christian Socialist Archive Tom Heron, Maurice Reckitt and their circles.  
PEART-BINNS Episcopal Biography Archive Anglican bishops from the 19th century to the present.  
Papers of the POPPLEWELL Inquiry into Crowd Safety The 1985 Bradford City fire.  
The Archive of the PREHISTORIC SOCIETY    
J. B. PRIESTLEY Archive and Book Collection Bradford-born author and broadcaster.  
PUDSEY Civic Society Irish Home Rule Archive Mainly C19 press cuttings.  

Q

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
QUAKER Book Collection    
Archives of the QUAKER PEACE STUDIES TRUST    

R

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Elizabeth and Arthur RAISTRICK Collection Maps, books, papers on Yorkshire Dales, mining, Quaker history.  
Papers of Michael RANDLE 1950s and 1960s direct action, George Blake prosecution case. Cwl. PaxCat.
REYNOLDS NEWS Radical Sunday newspaper, 1850-1967.  
Joseph RILEY Archive C19 Bradford businessman, wrote autobiography and travel diary.  
W. RILEY Archive Bradford-born popular novelist.  
Papers of Mary RINGSLEBEN relating to the Committee of 100   Cwl. PaxCat.
Joseph ROTBLAT Book Collection Modern books on nuclear science, disarmament.  

S

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Titus SALT's day book Processing alpaca C19 Bradford.  
Fred SINGLETON Archive Academic interested in Yugoslavia, Finland, Yorkshire.  
Bradford Students' Union SKOPJE Collection Students helping after earthquake, 1960s.  
Peggy SMITH drawings 1930s images of peace campaigners and other well-known people. Cwl.
SOCIAL AND POLITICAL HISTORY Book Collection Historic books.  

T

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
Papers of Richard TAYLOR 1950s-60s peace movements Cwl. PaxCat.

U

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD Archive    
UNIVERSITY Book Collection Bradford University Press, other works by or about University.  

W

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
WADDINGTON-FEATHER Collection English language and literature, especially Yorkshire dialect.  
Papers of Tim WALLIS on the Molesworth Peace Camp   Cwl. PaxCat.
Calvin WELLS Archive and Book Collection Palaeopathology, archaeology, history of medicine.  
Records of the WEST YORKSHIRE EUROPEAN NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT GROUP   Cwl. PaxCat.
Alan WILLIAMS Students' Union Archive    
Constance WILLIS Peace Archive    
Harold WILSON University Finance Speech First Chancellor of the University.  
WINDSCALE INQUIRY Records   Cwl.
Records of the WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE FOR PEACE AND FREEDOM (WILPF)   Cwl.

Y

CollectionFurther detailsGroups
The YORKSHIRE Ephemera Collection    
The YUGOSLAVIA AND BALKANS Ephemera Collection