Resources

The following resources are useful references for anyone doing research into the history of peace initiatives across Europe

 

INTERNET RESOURCES:

  • Ancestry and Find My Past – family history websites: census records, birth, marriage and death records.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Jill Liddington: The road to Greenham Common: Feminism and Anti-militarism in Britain since 1820
  • Helen McCarthy: The British People and the League of Nations: Democracy, Citizenship and Internationalism, c.1918-45
  • Peace Pledge Union: Swimming against the Tide: the Peace Pledge Union Story 1934-2009.
  • Gillian Scott: Feminism and the Politics of Working Women: the Women’s Co-operative Guild, 1880s to the Second World War
  • Ingrid Sharpe and Matthew Stibbe: Women Activists between War and Peace, Europe, 1918-1923
  • Roger Smalley: Agitate! Educate! Organise! Political Dissent in Westmorland from 1880-1930.

 

  • Lyn Smith: Voices against War: a Century of Protest

 

NORTHWEST ENGLAND ARCHIVES:

LANCASHIRE ARCHIVES, PRESTON:

https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-and-archives/archives-and-record-office/

 

WORKING CLASS MOVEMENT LIBRARY (WCML), SALFORD:

http://www.wcml.org.uk

 

CO-OPERATIVE WOMEN’S GUILD ARCHIVE, MANCHESTER

https://www.archive.coop/collections/coop-womens-guild

 

LABOUR HISTORY ARCHIVE & STUDY CENTRE (LHASC), PEOPLE’S HISTORY MUSEUM, MANCHESTER

https://phm.org.uk/collections/labour-history-archive-study-centre/

 

JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, MANCHESTER

https://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/rylands/

 

CATHERINE MARSHALL COLLECTION, CARLISLE RECORDS OFFICE

http://archiveweb.cumbria.gov.uk/calmview/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&id=DMAR&pos=1