Subversion Finding Aid.
Dates of Creation
c.1990 – c.1997
Name of Creators
Level of Description
The Subversion group, based in Manchester, existed from 1988 to 1998 when the declared that they had dissolved. Of the magazine, 24 editions were produced of which 23 were distributed for free. The print run since issue 10 was 1000. A further eight pamphlets were produced by the group.
Scope and Content
System of Arrangement
Items have been arranged chronologically.
The material in this collection was assembled from a number of individual collections donated to the Spirit of Revolt project. The decision to remove items from individual collections to construct complete, or near complete, runs of publications was taken to reduce duplications and make the publications more accessible to researchers.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
John Cooper: Nos. 3, 11, 17; One Issue without date or issue number, probably March 1993.
K. M.: Nos. 1-4, 7-8, 11, 13-23; one undated issue; Discussion Paper No. 4; Is Subversion Sane?; Subversion – The Party’s over!.
Appraisal, Destruction, Scheduling
Appraised according to the Spirit of Revolt appraisal policy.
No further accruals expected.
Application for reproduction should be made to the archivist.
Existence of Copies
No known copies.
Descriptive list available at Glasgow City Archives and on the Spirit of Revolt website.
No known publications.
Other Spirit of Revolt collections are held at Glasgow City Archives (ref: T/SOR).
Date(s) of Description
Compiled by Christopher Cassells (Project Archivist) with assistance from Hartwig Pautz (Volunteer). January 2013.