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Papers and correspondence, 1956-1967

MS. Eng. c. 6302
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

(fols. 1-79) papers concerning Lancashire, 1958-1967, comprising:

  1. (fols. 1-25) correspondence concerning petitions to Parliament on the Lancashire cotton industry, 1958-1959
  2. (fols. 26-39) report on the Footware Industry in Lancashire, c.1963
  3. (fols. 40-65) statement on local development by some Lancashire local councils to the Board of Trade and the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, c.1966
  4. (fols. 66-79) local newscuttings on the cotton industry, 1967

(fols. 80-181) correspondence and papers on national civil liberties (police powers, telephone tapping, Homicide Bill), 1956-1963, including:

  1. (fols. 81-82, 89-91, 116) minutes of the Campaign for the Limitation of Secret Police Powers, 1956-1957
  2. (fols. 149, 152-168) pamphlets of the National Council for Civil Liberties (now Liberty), 1963

(fols. 182-277) papers concerning the Barbara Fell case (contravention of Official Secrets Act), 1962-1964


  • Creation: 1956-1967


277 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 6302

Repository Details

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