Category Archives: Read of the Month

Belfast Anarchist Collective, Outta Control

Belfast Anarchist Collective in early 80s produced the hugely impressive Outta Control paper, every 4 weeks, which incorporated, after the early issues, Gaining Ground anarcho-feminist supplement. Occasionally other supplements, such as this one in No.16, in June 1981 were included, this being on “the forgotten history of the Irish Ladies Land League”. The collective also […]

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Freedom Bulletin No.8, September, 1929.

Freedom Bulletin, No 8, September 1929 Printed by The Stepney Press for Freedom Press, Whiteway Colony, Gloucestershire, England. It is thought that this copy of the Freedom Bulletin may be a later reissue although there are no inclusions to support that idea. If anyone can verify the edition of the Bulletin as being a later […]

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Glasgow Keelie.

As far as we are aware, this issue 20, was the last issue of this popular Glasgow free paper to be produced. The Glasgow Keelie was produced by a Glasgow group of volunteers, from 1990 to 93. If anybody knows of a later edition than No. 20, we would be delighted to hear from them.You […]

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1820 Insurrection.

Ten Years’ Experience of a Betheral’s Life by John Parkhill, 1859, Paisley. Printed at the ‘Paisley Herald’ Office. John Parkhill was the real name of the author ‘Arthur Sneddon’ who lived in Paisley in early 1800’s. He wrote various memoirs, two of which hold his account of the rampant radicalism of the 1820 Insurrection which […]

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The Herald of Anarchy.

The Herald of Anarchy, 1890, Vol 1 No 1 – an organ of social political and economic freethought. This is one of only a couple of known copies of this unique early anarchist paper. It was published by Albert Tarn, individualist anarchist who also wrote for Liberty from 1889-96. Ben Tucker referred to him as […]

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The Commune, William Morris issue, Feb 1927.

The Commune,  William Morris Issue Second Series Vol.ll.No.2 February 1927 Edited and Published by Guy Aldred, 13 Burnbank Gdns Glasgow (Scotland),   This book of 1927 a spectrum of essays by William Morris on art and socialism. It also includes Guy Aldred’s essay on William Morris from  revised notes of a lecture he gave at […]

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Scottish Anarchist, No. 1.

Another interesting addition to our digitalised collection, Scottish Anarchist number 1. Read On Line,  PDF and other downloads.

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The Common Good.

Another little gem held in our archive, The Common Good, by J. Keir Hardie. Read On Line,   PDF and other downloads.

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Willie McDougall, An Open Letter

Willie McDougall was one of  Glasgow’s life long anarchists, a bitter anti-war campaigner and conscientious objector. As a conscientious objector he was sent to Dartmoor prison, but some how managed to get hold of a bicycle, cycled off, and made his way back to Glasgow, where he continued his anti-war campaigning. This was an open […]

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An Anarchist Manifesto.

For read of the month we have digitalised the oldest artefact that we have in our archive, An Anarchist Manifesto, published, May 1st. 1895 by the London Anarchist Communist Alliance. The Anarchist Manifesto 1895 James Tochatti (from Ballater, real name Moncure Douglas 1852-1928) and Louisa Sarah Bevington wrote for ‘Liberty – A Journal of Anarchist […]

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