Network UK SSLH


Founded in 1960, the Society for the Study of Labour History (SSLH) is the UK’s principal organisation dedicated to the study of labour history. Membership is open to everyone who would like to learn more about labour history and heritage whether on a professional or amateur basis.


The Society organises regular meetings and conferences and publishes the highly-regarded journal Labour History Review.


The SSLH Archive and Resources Sub-Committee includes staff working at archives, libraries and museums whose collections tell the story of the British labour movement:

  • Bishopsgate Institute
  • Hull University Archives at Hull History Centre
  • Labour History Archive and Study Centre
  • London School of Economics
  • Marx Memorial Library
  • Modern Records Centre
  • National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
  • Senate House Library
  • TUC Library Collections
  • University of Sussex Special Collections
  • Welsh Political Archive
  • The Women's Library at the LSE
  • Working Class Movement Library
  • University of Huddersfield Archives at Heritage Quay

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[last updated 17 July 2018]