For more than a quarter of a century, Radical History Review has stood at the point where rigorous historical scholarship and active political engagement converge. The journal is edited by a collective of historians—men and women with diverse backgrounds, research interests, and professional perspectives.
Based in Amsterdam, the International Institute of Social History is one of the world’s largest documentation and research centres in the field of social and economic history. Since its foundation in 1935, the Institute has dedicated itself to the collection, preservation and availability of the heritage of social movements worldwide.
The Labour History Archive and Study Centre, based at the People’s History Museum, holds the archives of working class organisations from the Chartists to New Labour, including the Labour Party and the Communist Party of Great Britain. LHASC also collects the personal papers of radical politicians, writers and activists.
Llafur brings together people interested in the history of the working class and its organisations, unions, co-operative societies or political bodies in Wales. The annual journal publishes articles on all aspects of the history of the Welsh people.
The Economic History Society supports research and teaching in economic and social history, broadly defined. It publishes the Economic History Review, organises conferences and workshops, and finances research fellowships, grants, bursaries and prizes.
Based at London Metropolitan University, the TUC library collections contain books, pamphlets and other material collected from unions, pressure groups and campaign movements both in the UK and internationally since the second half of the 19th century.
The Modern Records Centre’s collections have a special focus on the history of industrial relations, industrial politics and labour history. They include the papers of the Trades Union Congress, and the Transport and General Workers’ Union, and the records of pressure groups like the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and the Howard League for Penal Reform.
The National Co-operative Archive’s collections include rare books, periodicals, manuscripts, films, photographs and oral histories relating to the history of the worldwide cooperative movement. Based in Central Manchester.
Contains the archives of the the Co-operative Women’s Guild, the International Women\‘s Co-operative Guild, the National Council for Civil Liberties, the Socialist Medical Association and the Union of Democratic Control.
The International Association of Labour History Institutions (IALHI) brings together archives, libraries, documentation centres, museums and research institutions specializing in the history and theory of the labour movement from all over the world. It also runs the very useful Labour History News Service.
The Chartist Ancestors site lists the names of participants in the Chartist cause. The names included on the site are drawn from newspapers, court records and books of the time, from later histories and other sources.