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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 |

 

A

RefCollectionFurther details
 MIN H.G. ALEXANDER Minorities Archive German minorities in Poland post-1919
 Cwl ALLC Papers of WILLIAM H. ALLCHIN Psychiatrist and poet, Far Eastern prisoner of war who sought reconciliation.
 Cwl ADC ALTERNATIVE DEFENCE COMMISSION Archive 1980s academics and others on defence alternatives.
 Cwl NVA Papers of the European Organiser of the AMERICAN-EUROPEAN PEACE MARCH from San Francisco to Moscow 1960s nonviolent direct action.
 ANT Papers on ANTHRAX The Bradford wool trade and a deadly disease.
  ANTIQUARIAN Book Collection Printed books and periodicals from the 17th to 19th centuries.
 Cwl AP Records of ARCHITECTS FOR PEACE Professional group, 1980s.

B

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

C

 CollectionFurther details
 Cwl CAM Archives of the CAMPAIGN AGAINST MILITARY RESEARCH ON CAMPUS 1980s.
 Cwl VAN 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.
 CAS Barbara CASTLE Cabinet Diaries UK politics 1960s and 1970s.
 Cwl CCTS Archives of the COMMITTEE FOR CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION SUPPORT Training and support for former Yugoslavia, 1990s.
 Cwl HC Archives of the COMMITTEE OF 100 collected by Derry Hannam 1960s nuclear disarmament campaign.
Cwl ... COMMONWEAL ARCHIVES Over 70 archives on peace and social change. Cwl in the reference.
 Cwl CC Archives of the COMMONWEAL COLLECTION Records of independent peace library.
  COMMONWEAL RARE BOOKS Historic or fragile books on peace.
 Cwl NICPO Archive of the COMMUNITY PROJECTS CHARITABLE TRUST A charity which worked with communities in Northern Ireland during the 1970s.
 CRA CRAIG Medical Peace Movements Archive Medical professionals campaigning 1960s-1990s.
CUR Adam CURLE Archive First Professor of Peace Studies at the University, conflict resolution and peace education.

D

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

E

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

F

 CollectionFurther details
FRA FRASER Collection on Nuclear Disarmament 1980 peace campaigning.

G

 CollectionFurther details
 Cwl MGA Papers of Margaret GARDINER Mass media techniques in raising nuclear issues in 1960s.
  The GRASSINGTON and District Peace Group Archive Peace campaigners 1981-present.

H

 CollectionFurther details
 HAL Joel Martin HALPERN Balkan Archive Family life and social structures in Balkan region
 Cwl MA Papers of Ian and Jennifer HARTLEY on the Molesworth Peace Camp 1980s.
 HAW 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  
 HOL Papers of Sir Isaac HOLDEN and Family Correspondence of Bradford wool manufacturer and MP. UK and French C19 history.
 Cwl CH Papers of Colin HUNTER Councillor active in creating Bradford's nuclear free zone, 1980s.

I

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

K

 CollectionFurther details
  KEARTON Book Collection Cherry and Richard Kearton, Swaledale born wildlife photographers.
 NOR KENNALLY Northern Ireland Archive Belfast 1971.
 KEN KENNET Archive Publications on international relations.

L

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

M

RefCollectionFurther details
 MCK Paul MCKEE Election Broadcasting Archive  
 MAI Correspondence of MAIRET, McLaughlin, Welton etc Letters of Philip Mairet and others interested in Christian socialist ideas, mainly 1950s
 Cwl DM Papers of David MARKHAM relating to tax refusal 1960s nuclear weapons tax protest.
 MAR Dorothy Freeborn MARTIN Peace Archive Peace campaigns 1940s-1960s.
 MAPW MEDICAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF WAR Archive Doctors and war, 1950s onwards.
 SMA Papers of Sarah MEYER relating to Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp Also European peace conferences and camps.
 MIL Davina MILLER Archive on the SCOTT INQUIRY Defence exports to Iraq.
 MIS 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.
 MIT W.R. MITCHELL Archive and Book Collection Writer interested in Yorkshire Dales and Cumbria.
 NAF Dimitrije MITRINOVIC and New Atlantis Foundation Library and Archive 1930s politics, sociology, philosophy, religion, art, esoterica and more.

N

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

O

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

P

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

Q

 CollectionFurther details
  QUAKER Book Collection  
QPST Archives of the QUAKER PEACE STUDIES TRUST  

R

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

S

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

T

 CollectionFurther details
 Cwl DT Papers of Richard TAYLOR 1950s-60s peace movements

U

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

W

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

Y

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