Bristol University Library

The Liberal Party collections at the University of Bristol Library originate from the acquisition in 1976 of the Gladstone Library of the National Liberal Club

Coventry History Centre

Liberal Collections in the Archives

Dundee City Archives

Liberal Collections at the Archives

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Archive Collections relating to Liberal history at the Bodleian Library

Hull University Archives

The University of Hull’s Brynmor Jones Library (BJL) has been collecting political archives and manuscripts ever since the foundation of the university, initially a college of London University, in 1928

London Metropolitan Archives

The London Liberal Foundation and London Liberal Party records


Liberal Party Archives at the London School of Economics (BLPES)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

Liberal History Archives at Manchester Archives and Local Studies

National Library of Scotland

Sources in the Manuscripts Division of the National Library of Scotland for the study of the Liberals and Liberal Democrats

National Library of Wales

Liberal Party Archives at the National Library of Wales

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National Register of Archives (NRA)

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Archives Hub

Use Archives Hub to locate archive collections held by higher education institutions throughout the UK


Use Genesis to locate archive collections and web resources relating to women's history