M.V. Edinburgh Collection.

M.V. Edinburgh Finding Aid.

Reference Code

GB243 T/SOR/7

Title

MV Edinburgh Collection.

Dates of Creation

1937 2009

Extent

17 archive boxes

 

Name of Creators

MV Edinburgh

 

Level of Description

Fonds

Administrative History

 

Scope and Content

Serials; Publications; Campaign Materials.

 

System of Arrangement

Items have been arranged according to record type

Custodial History

Collected and held by MV, Edinburgh.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

MV, Edinburgh.

Appraisal, Destruction, Scheduling

Appraised according to the Spirit of Revolt appraisal policy.

Accruals

Further accruals expected.

Access Conditions

Open

Copyright Reproduction

Application for reproduction should be made to the Spirit of Revolt group.

Existence of Copies

No known copies.

Finding Aids

Descriptive list available at Glasgow City Archives and on the Spirit of Revolt website.

Publication Note

No known publications.

Related collections

Other Spirit of Revolt (Ref: T/SOR) collections held at Glasgow City Archives.

Date(s) of Description

 

Compiled by Christopher Cassells (Project Archivist) in June 2012 and Nicola Maksymuik (Project Archivist) in October 2014.


1 SERIALS
Leaflets, posters and badges from various campaigns and events including: 2005 G8 demonstrations at Gleneagles; Edinburgh Claimants Solidarity Network; Faslane Peace Camp; Anti-war in Iraq; Miners Strike; Glasgow Anarchist Summer Schools; protests against Glasgows’ new Sheriff Court; Glasgow Radical Festival; Glasgow Anarchist Dayschool; Anti-Poll Tax.
c.1982-2005
 1 K-P News: Kinning Park’s Unofficial Newssheet. No. 1. 1986
2 Subversise Graffiti. No. 1. 1981
 3 Information is Strength: Info-Bulletin of the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh’s collective users. Autumn issue. 2002
4 Ar-A-Mach: resisting capitalism in Scotland… No. 3. 2002
5 The Glasgow Keelie. No. 5 and September issue from 1992. 1990-1992
 6 KBC: the life and crimes of Kingston Bridge. n.d.
 7 Burning Issue: The voice of the IWW in Scotland. Nos. 1-2. 2004
 8 Dissnet!: A network of resistance, against the G8. 2004
9 Scottish Anarchist. No. 1,   Read On Line,   PDF and other downloads. 

and two A4 leaflets.

1994-c.2003
10 Indymedia Scotland: the free newspaper of Indymedia Scotland. Nos. 6-7. 2008
11 Solidarity. August issue. 1997
 12 The Edinburgh Muckraker: Equal Pay means Fair Pay. Nos. 2-4 and one unnumbered issue. n.d.
13 Black Flag: For Anarchist Resistance. “Ideas to Change the World” Special. n.d.
 14 Global Action Scotland. March issue. 2001
 15 Fighting for our lives. Published by CrimethInc. n.d.
 16 The Commune. No. 30. 2012
 17 The Agitator: a directory of autonomous, non-hierarchical groups, centres, bookshops & such like. 2000
 18 Malicious Mischief: Beware the wolf in green clothing. n.d.
 19 Aufheben. No. 5. 1996
 20 CNT: Órgano de la Confederación Nacional del Trabajo. Nos. 263-265, 267-269, 271-274, 277, 281, 286-287, 324. 2001-2006
21 Abrer Prisioner: Periódico contrainformativo internacionalista de los presos anarquistas en lucha. Nos. 2001-2003
 22 Etcetera: corrspondencia de la guerra social. No. 36. 2002
 23 Butletti Estel Negre: órgan d’expressió i combat de l’ateneu llibertari estel negre. Nos. 115-117, 139-140. 2002-2004
 24 Ekintza Zuzena: Aldizkari Libertario. 1 issue. 2002
 25 Polémica: Información – Critica – Pensamiento. Nos. 74, 77. 2001-2002
 26 Ecologia Social: Ecologistas En Accion-Alaides. No. 4. 2002
 27 Pandora: Periódico libertario y confederal. No. 18. 2003
28 Bandera Negra: órgano de expresión de las juventudes libertarias de Madrid. No. 6. n.d.
29 Valéncia Llibertária: Periódic de difusió llibertária I anarcosindicalista. No. 9. 2002
 30 Kleintje Muurkrant: Het onafhankelijke maanblad dat aanzet tot zelfstandig kritisch denken en handelen. Nos. 342, 368-373. 2000-2002
 31 Buiten de orde. Vol. 11, no. 1; vol. 12, nos. 1-4; vol. 13, nos. 2-3; vol. 14, no. 2; vol. 15, nos. 1-3. vol. 16, nos. 1-2; vol. 17, nos. 3-4; vol. 18, nos. 1-3. vol. 19, nos.1, 3; vol. 20, no. 1. 2000-2009
32 Die Rote Hilfe. No. 2/2001. 2001
 33 NoborderZONE, 19.-28.7.2002, Stasbourg. 2002
 34 Incipito: Das Heft mit Beschimpfungen aus der Szene für die Szene. No. 14. 2004
35 Interim: Vierzehntägiges Berlin-Info. Nos. 224, 495, 529-543, 547-555, 557-558, 560, 562-564, 567-573, 582-584, 586-588, 590-609, 621, 625-626, 634-635, 637-638, 644, 648, 651. Unnumbered issues from 2002-02-06, 2002-09-12, 2002-11-21, 2005, February 2007, and one undated issue. 2002-2005
 36 A Distribution August 84 Catalogue. 1984
 37 Direkt Aktion: Syndikalistiska Ungdomsförbundet. Nos. 4/1990, 4/1992, 4/1998, 3/2003 and a special issue from September 1994. 1990-2003
 38 Brand: anarkistick tidning sedan 1898. Nos. 14-16, 25-26, 29-30, 37 and English-language Brand news sheet from 1988. 1988-2004
 39 El Acratador: boletin contrainformativo. Nos. 54, 57-63, 65-69. 1996-2000
 40 Acção Directa: Revista Anarquista. Vol. 2, nos. 6, 14-15, 18-20, 32-33, 36, 38, 40. 2000-2007
 41 The Pork-Bolter: Independent Voice of Today’s Worthing. No. 67. 2005
 42 Alternative Libertaire. Nos. 152-153, 156, 161-162. 1993-1994
 43 Con Ogni Mezzo Necessario: dossier sulla nuova Inquisizione. n.d.
 44 Federalismo e libertà. Carol Molaschi. 1991.
 45 A: rivista anarchica. Nos. 255, 264. 1999-2000
 46 Lotta di Classe. Nos. 57, 65-69, 74, 76-78, 80-83, 85, 93. 2001-2006
 47 Umanita’ Nova: settimanale anarchico. Vol. 63, nos. 30,35,40; Vol. 64 nos. 3,6-8,11,13,18; Vol. 65 nos. 23,30-34; Vol. 66 no. 32; Vol. 67 No’s 15-16; Vol. 68 nos 3,9; Vol. 70 nos. 6,8,10,13-27,29-37; Vol. 71 nos. 3-8,12-38/39; Vol. 72 nos. 1-4,6-29,31-39; Vol. 73 nos.1-4,7,9-18, 21,23-31,31-39; Vol. 74 nos. 2-4,6-11,13-14,16-32,35; Vol. 76 nos. 8,11,16-17,19-21,24-28,33 ;Vol. 77 nos. 1-3,7-14,16-22,24-26,28-29,31-38; Vol. 78 nos.9,11-12,17; Vol. 79 nos.1,10,12,27; Vol. 80 nos.1,3,8,40; Vol. 81 nos. 12,14,17-18,20,23-38,40-44; Vol. 82 nos. 1-9,22-23,25-33,35-43 ;Vol. 83 no’s 1-3,8-38-39,41-42; vol. 84 nos. 1-27,29,31-36,38-41 Vol. 85 nos. 1-3,5,17,19-29; Vol. 86 nos.1-14,16,33. Also includes 5 supplements and a cover less issue from 26 May 1991. 1983-2006
 48 Speed the Plough. Occasional newsletter of Trident Ploughshares. No.9 November 2000 and November 2005.  2000-2005
 49 Dossier Internazionale. Nos. 1-6; 9-11; 15.  1984-1991
50  Muutoksen Kevat No.18  2000
51 La Talpa Al Sole: La Prima Pubblicazione Sotterranea Ad Energia Solare. Nos. 0-5. 1997 – 1998
52 Napartheid. 1 issue. 2000
53 Ni Rejas Ni Fronteras: El precio lo pones tu. No. 8. 2001
54 Odio al Capitalismo. No. 11. 1991
55 A Golpes: Boletin de difusion, debate y lucha social. 4 issues. n.d.
56 Alarme: Ferment Ouvrier Revolutionnaire. No. 30. 1985
57 Anarres: Luogo di comunicazione antiautoritaria. No. 13. 1992
58 El Libertario: Vocero de la expresion libre de ideas y propuestas de accion. Vol. 1, no. 5. 1996
59 El Noi: Boletin de la F.S.S. No. 7/8. 2000
60 Chroniques des Strategies Presentes: circulaire publique de reflexion critique. No. 2. 1983
61 Karoshi. No. 2. 2000
62 La Estiba: voz de los puertos. No. 30. 1987
63 Le Canard enchaine: journal satirique paraissant le mercredi. No. 4086. 1999
64 Le Frondeur. No. 3. 1991
65 Calendar of Internationalism. No. 80. 2006
66 Cette Semaine. No. 83. 2001
67 Comidad: bollettino di collegamento. No. 91. 1995
68 Comunitas: ideoloska svastara za provokaciju maste. Nos. 9-10. 1998
69 Contrinfo. No. 3. 1999
70 Denar: Anarchistisch Actiblad. No. 169. 2001
71 Derive Approdi. No. 0. 1992
72 Dossier Internazionale: del centro di documentazione antinucleare antimperialista. No. 4. 1985
73 Ekomedia Barcelona. No. 4. 1988
74 En La Calle: organo de difusion del anarquismo organizado. Vol. 2, nos. 19, 22-23, 25. 1999 – 2000
75 BABYΛΩNIA: ANTIEΞOYΣTIKH EΦHMEPIΔA. Nos. 3-7. 2004
76 B de Anarquia. No. 1. 2008
77 Raumzeit: Monatszeitung aus Nurnberg, Furth und Erlangen. Nos. 18-19, 26-27. 2002 – 2003
78 12 Stunden Radio Zeitung. 1 issue. n.d.
79 L’Internazionale: periodico anarchico iniziato da Errico Malatesta nel 1901. Vol. XXVII, no. 4. 1992
80 Mladina. No. 43. 1988
81 Modulo Abierto: boletin informativo de la cruz negra anarquista de la peninsula Iberica. No. 3. 2001
82 Arachas: boletin de la escuela libre paideia. 1 issue. 2003
83 A Infos: bollettino d’informazioni di Italia, Francia, Belgio, Germania, Olanda, Grecia, Portogalio… Nos. 2-3. 1992
84 El Acratador: boletin contrainformativo. Nos. 55, 66-67. 1996 – 1999
85 Rossoperaio. No. 7. 2001
86 Zaria’: periodico dei giovani proletari di roma nord. Nos. 4, 12. 1986 – 1991
87 Zij Wij: de vreemdelingenwet 2000. 2000
88 Solidaritat Internacional. 1 issue. n.d.
89 Movimento Femminista Proletaria Rivaluzionario. 1 issue. n.d.
90 Rossoe Nero: Giornale Anarchico. 1 issue. 1991
91 Red Block: Foglio giovanile dei proletai comunisti. No. 7. 2003
92 Quw Se Vayan Todos: Argentina’s Popular Uprising. 1 issue. 2002
93 Polemica: Informacion – Critica – Pensamiento. No. 75. 2001
94 Otpor. No. 4. 1999
95 Nuova Istruttoria. 1 issue. 1982
96 Mantente Activ@: boletin anarquista de la provincia de Tarragona. Nos. 3-5. 2000
97 Libera: informativo do circulo de estudos libertarios. Vol. 5, no. 48. 1995
98 Alternativa libertaria. Vol. 1, no. 0. 2000
99 L’Homme Libre: Fils de la terre. Nos. 168-169. 2001
100 Inicjatywa Pracownicza: biuletyn srodowisk pracowniczych. No. 14. 2007
101 Regeneracion! Organ of the United Socialist Movement. Vol. 1, nos. 1-3. 1937
102 What is Anarchy? Glasgow Federation of Anarchists. n.d.
103 The Sniper: Black London News, Views & Streetlife. No.3 1983
104 Solidarity South Pacific Newsletter Nos 1 & 3 2003-2006
105 Red & Black Notes. Nos 13 & 18 2001-2003
106 The Bristolian. Nos 63 & 97. 2002-2004
107 Glasgow Women’s Library News No.8 1998
108 Wildcat No.14 1990
109 Wildfire: An Anti-Civilisation Bulletin No.1 2004
110 Gotcha No.2 n.d
111 Roamin’ the Shire No.2 1993
112 Animal. The Football Special No.2 1997
113 The Land is Ours. The landrights campaign for Britain. No.16 1999
114 Bulletin of the Kate Sharpley Library No.30 2002
115 Warzine. Warzone Northern Ireland. Nos 7 & 8 1988-1989
116 Bellow. Instigated by Women Speak Out No.6 Vol 1 2002
117 The Sheffield Black Star No.2 1991
118 Space:1999 Nos 1-8 1999
119 Scotland Against Criminalising Communities December 2004 2004
120 Crossroad Vol.11 Nos 3 & 4 2003
121 Justice. Cothram Nos 5 & 6 1996
122 Escape from Gravity. Irregular bulletin of the Association of Autonomous Astronauts Nos 3,6,7 c.1990s
123 World Revolution Nos 324 & 326 2009
124 Revolutionary Perspectives. Journal of the Communist Workers’ Organisation. Nos 41 & 49 2007-2009
125 The Anarchist Critic. Ann Arky. Nos 16, 24a, 26, 60, 76 & April 06 2003-2009
126 East Midlands Anarchist Bulletin Nos 10 & 11 1995
127 The Free Communist No.1 n.d
128 Global Action Scotland March 2001 & No.2 2001
129 Conviction Newsletter Nos 13 & 18 n.d
130 Rebel Worker. Paper of the Anarcho-Syndacalist Network. Sydney, Australia. Vol.26 No.3 2007
131 The Loombreaker No.5 1999
132 Action South West. The West Country Activist Network Newsletter. No.17 2000
133 Republican Worker Bulletin Sept. 90 1990
134 Ruchazie Review No.3 1988
135 The Raw Edge No.2 n.d
136 London Psychogeographical Association Newsletter Nos 3, 11, 18, 21 c.1990s
2 Anti-Poll Tax CampaignMaterial relating to the anti-poll tax campaign including: leaflets; pamphlets; briefing papers; demonstration flyers; news cuttings and the Poll Tax Handbook. Material from organisations including: Scottish Anti-Poll Tax Federation; Strathclyde Anti-Poll Tax Federation and the Scottish Local Government Information Unit.Also 3 folders with campaign material:Blue Folder- Anti Poll tax hotline.White Folder- Poll tax legal information England and Wales.

Green Folder- Anti poll tax movement internal documents.

1988-1994
3 G8 Scotland 2005 2004 – 2005
1 Dissent! Network of Resistance Against the G8 Gathering.Material relating to Dissent! and similar anti-G8 groups. Includes minutes, notes from meetings, leaflets, briefing papers, activism guides, stickers and posters. 2004 – 2005
2 News clippings.News clippings relating to the G8 protest from local and national press. 2005
4 Global Day of Action, 18th of June 1999.Material relating to the Global Day of Action including leaflets and news clippings. 1999
5 MaydayFile of material on mayday protests including Dublin 2004, the UK 2000 and 2001 and other general mayday material. Material includes leaflets, flyers, pamphlets, posters and news cuttings. 1998-2004
6 Genetic ModificationMaterial relating to genetically modified food. Includes: leaflets; pamphlets; flyers;reports and news cuttings by Greenpeace, Fife Earth First, Gene Watch, The Royal Society and others. News cutting from the Independent on Sunday; The Sunday Telegraph; The Guardian; The Daily Mail; The Metro and Edinburgh Herald & Post. 1995-2000
7 PrisonersMaterial relating to prisoners and the justice system mainly in the UK and the US. Includes material on Glasgow Jails; Glenochil Prison; anti-execution material and material on individual prisoners including Kenny Richey; Mark Barnsley and John Perotti. 1990-2000
8 Autonomous Centre EdinburghLeaflets from the Autonomous Centre Edinburgh. n.d.
9 Refugees and ImmigrationMaterial relating to refugees and immigration policy. Includes leaflets and other material by the Refugee Forum; Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees; No Borders and Refugees Welcome Here. Also includes posters and flyers for marches & demonstration; news cuttings; conference pack by Hackney Council for Communities of Resistance Conference and a file of material relating to the deportation of John Gotip. 1992-2007
10 Road Protests File of material from road protests across the UK including leaflets, stickers and correspondence. Includes material from Reclaim the Streets and campaigns against ESSO and the M77 extension. c.1990 – 2000s
11 Earth First! File of leaflets for Earth First! gatherings. 1990s
12 Claimants Advice Leaflets and pamphlets with advice for claimants. c.1980s-1990s
13 InequalityFile of news clippings on inequality. Includes articles on inequality from national newspapers. 1990s
14 Strikes and Work Place Disputes
1 Postal Workers File of papers on Postal Workers. Includes leaflets, news clippings and newsletters on industrial disputes involving postal workers. 1990s
2 Timex StrikeLeaflets, news cuttings and notes from meetings relating to the Timex Strike and campaign against the sacking of Timex workers in Dundee. 1993
3 Liverpool DockersLeaflets, posters, postcards, minutes from support group meetings and other material relating to the Liverpool dockers dispute. 1995-1998
4 Silentnight File of material relating to the Silentnight dispute in West Yorkshire. Includes: leaflets; new scuttings and correspondence. 1986
5 Ardbride StrikeFile of material relating to the dispute between Ardbride factory workers and employer in Ardrossan. Includes: leaflets; news cuttings, background paper on the dispute and copy of the Health & Safety Report from the factory. 1985-1986
6 P&O StrikeFile of material relating to the P&O strikes including: leaflets; correspondence from the National Union of Seamen; papers on health and safety; news cuttings and stickers. 1988
7 Strikes various Leaflets, pamphlets, news cutting and other material relating to various strikes and workplace disputes. Including: Magnet Kitchens; the NHS; French Connection; Middlebrook Mushrooms and Aberdeen Cyrenians Strike. c1980-1990
15 121 Squat, BrixtonFile of material relating to squatting, in particular the 121 squat in Brixton.  Read On Line,   PDF and other downloads.Booklet on the 121 centre, Brixton squat London.  Read On Line,   PDF and other downloads.
c.1998
16 VATFile of papers on campaign against VAT on domestic fuel. c.1995
17 Anti-MAI File of leaflets on the Anti Multilateral Agreement on Investment. c.1999
18 Riots in Britain, 1981 and 1985 File of news clippings relating to riots in Britain in 1981 and 1985. 1981 – 1985
19 Class War Includes Class War leaflets, news clippings related to Class War and anti-Monarchy material including leaflets and stickers from the Movement Against the Monarchy. c.1990s
20 Criminal Justice Act File of material on anti-Criminal Justice Act campaigns including leaflets and posters. c.1995
21 Greenpeace (London)File of material from Greenpeace (London) primarily concerning the McLibel campaign. Besides anti-McDonald’s material it also includes leaflets critical of Shell and The Body Shop. c.1998
22 Anti-Water Privitisation File containing a poster and leaflet concerning water privitisation. n.d.
23 Anti-War Folder containing anti-war material from the Falklands War, 1st Gulf War and the Yugoslavian Wars. Includes leaflets 1982 – c.1998
24 LGBT RightsFile of material relating to LGBT rights including leaflets, pamphlets and posters from Pride Scotland, Outright Scotland, and Stonewall. 1992 – 1999
25 Anti-McDonald’sFile of anti-McDonald’s material including leaflets, pamphlets, correspondence and newsletters. Includes the first issue of McSues and the Scottish Region McDonald’s management entrance exam paper. n.d.
26 Miners StrikeMaterial on miners strikes, including 7 folders:Folder “Mining Communities Struggle”Press clippings from mid 1980s, The Miner issues, Militant issue, Black flag issue, handwritten letter, handwritten notesFolder “Miners Strike September 1984”

Press clippings

Folder “Miners Strike Nov/Dec 1984” containing news cuttings.

Bundle in “summit pad”

press clippings on miner’s strike

Folder “Leaflets, Scottish Miner Paper”

Leaflets and news cutting from the mid 1980s

Yellow folder “Miners’ strike 1984-1985 leaflets”

Folder “PITS C122” of news cuttings

Folder “Price Waterhouse” Main contents of folder is material on Price Waterhouse Cooper; notebook, letters from Procurator Fiscal to John McHarg, social enquiry reports on activists involved.

Also contains leaflets; posters and stickers supporting the miners.

 

1980s
27 Gartocher Fight the TipMaterial relating to campaign by residents against a dump being set up by a local businessman in Gartocher Terrace. 1999
28 Anti-Nuclear TestingLeaflets and news cutting relating to nuclear testing. c.1990s
29 Angry Youth Leaflets and documents produced by and relating to Angry Youth, a group for school students. Also includes newspaper cuttings referencing the group. c.1998 – 2000
30 Foot and Mouth FestivalMaterial relating to the Foot & Mouth festival of resistance and revolution in Edinburgh. Include minutes from meetings, posters and leaflets. 2001
31 Faslane Peace CampLeaflets and pamphlets relating to the peace camp at Faslane including material relating to the 15th anniversary of the camp and the threatened eviction in the same year. 1998
32 Mumia Abu-Jamul Solidarity Campaign Leaflets and news cuttings relating to the campaign against Mumia Abu-Jamal’s execution. Includes a letter to the US Consul in Edinburgh. 1995
33 Critical Mass Glasgow – Edinburgh  Leaflets and posters relating to Critical Mass events in Glasgow and Edinburgh. n.d.
34 Anti-Election materialPosters, leaflets an stickers relating to anti-election and anti-voting campaigns. n.d.
35 Glasgow Anarchist Material Includes: early Practical Anarchy stickers: Tony Benn mask; Tony Gibson’s Food Production and Populationand various pamphlets and newsletters 1950s – c.2000
36 Scottish Federation of Anarchists Leaflets and newsletters by and relating to the Scottish Federation of Anarchists. Also includes notes from meetings. 1990s
37 Industrial Workers of the World Leaflets, stickers and a 1997 calendar relating to the IWW. 1990-2004
38 Campaign materialsLeaflets, posters, news cuttings and other campaign material from various campaigns, groups and events including: Anti-apartheid; French anti-police riots; Govanhill Pool; Bilston Glen; Carbeth Hutters; racism; casualisation; tuition fees; climate change. c.1980s-2000