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Research Guides

The following guides provide information on archive sources held at the Modern Records Centre which are relevant to particular research subjects.
They are arranged in the following categories:

Family history:

Business and industry:

Education and social welfare:

Copies of R.W. Stacey and A.T. Collis, British Association of Social Workers: Catalogue and Guide to the archives of the predecessor organisations, 1890-1970 (the published finding aid to MSS.378) can be purchased from BASW by writing to: BASW Publications, 16 Kent Street, Birmingham, B5 6RD or emailing .


International events and issues:

´╗┐Local History:


Protest and pressure groups:

Role of women:

Trade unionism: