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General and by-elections 1945-1983, 1945-1983

MS. Callaghan 373
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  1. Material related to the 1945, 1964, 1966, 1970, 1974 and 1983 general elections, including: flyers for Callaghan and Sir Arthur Evans [National Unionist candidate, Cardiff South East], Labour Party documents on campaigning strategies, survey of the electorate for the Labour Party by Research Services Ltd for the 1970 election, and reports from the Labour Party Voluntary Publicity Group about the success of the publicity campaign. 1945-1983
  2. Material related to elections including the 1963 Stratford by-election, and the 1951 and 1959 general election, including: flyers for Andrew Faulds [Labour candidate] and Angus Maude [Conservative candidate], flyers for Callaghan, press cuttings regarding Cardiff politics, Labour Party publications on the steel industry, speaking notes on public ownership, election material for George Thomas [Labour candidate, Cardiff West], copy of Conservative Party policy statement Britain: Strong and Free, 1951 Conservative Party manifesto, black notebook with handwritten notes by Callaghan, correspondence and reports from the Cardiff South East Labour Party, flyer for Christopher Chataway [Conservative candidate, Lewisham North], and flyers for Michael Roberts [Conservative candidate, Cardiff South East]. 1951-1963
  3. Extract of a speech made by Callaghan on 16th March at Darlington and correspondence about the logistics of Callaghan campaigning there as well as a briefing on the by-election. Also includes copy of the draft proposals for the Local Government Boundary Commission of Wales and photo of Callaghan and the choir of Mount Stuart School. 1983


  • 1945-1983


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Callaghan 373

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom