The Archive comprises the miscellaneous papers, documents and publications from John Hume’s SDLP constituency office in Derry. The collection consists of a variety of material including books, periodicals, diaries, speeches, correspondence, press cuttings, reports, photographs, SDLP publicity material, manuscripts, typescripts, greetings cards, post-cards and government publications.
Themes covered by the collection include the wide range of material to be expected from a constituency MP and MEP. These include peace-talks, devolution, justice system, prisoners, housing, planning, social security, health, education, Irish language, European lesser-used languages, minority rights, justice, economy, business, industry, agriculture, transport, New Ireland Forum, European Union, community relations and trade unions.
Social and political history of Northern Ireland.
The collection comprises 36 archive boxes of manuscript, typescript and published material as well as photographs.
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