Category Archives: News

Email Problem

At the moment we are experiencing problems with our email server, so are unable to receive emails to however if you wish to get in touch with the archive you can send your requests and info to where we will endeavour to meet your requests. Sorry for the inconvenience.   John.

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Great Progress.

We at Spirit of Revolt are delighted to state that the digitising process of our material, has been accelerated thanks to the increase in the number of volunteer scanners, a big thanks to them all. Also, the James Kelman Collection is now making rapid progress, thanks to the hard work of our archivist Paula. Have […]

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Raffle Results.

The Spirit of Revolt 2016 Hogmanay raffle was drawn on 28th. December as arranged. There were 6 members of the Spirit of Revolt group present at the draw. The numbers of the winning tickets are as follows: 1st. prize,    Hamper,                                            […]

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New Addition, Ronnie Alexander Collection

Spirit of Revolt are delighted to have the privilege of giving a home to this collection from a well known and loved activist/musician and wish to thank his partner Kathleen for this gift. We will box list this as quickly as possible, and hopefully it will soon appear on our catalogue. A tribute to Ronnie […]

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Rent Strike Exhibition 2015, Comments.

The Rent Strikes, 100 Years On, exhibition held in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow, by Spirit of Revolt, (SOR) proved to be a great success. It ran for the month of November, and was manned by volunteers from  the SOR group. There were interesting and informative chats, and deep conversations, on the subject matter by lots […]

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The Rent Strike, 100 Years On.

Spirit of Revolt is putting on another exhibition in the Mitchell Library foyer, from November 2nd. to November 29th. The main theme will be The Rent Strike, 100 years on. We are sure there is a lot of interest in this subject, and we hope that this exhibition will help feed and maintain that interest. […]

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The Rent Strike, A Tremendous Victory.

Spirit of Revolt is proud to work alongside Clydeside IWW, Scottish Peace Network, Document Human Rights Film Festival, and Fairfield Heritage Centre, in producing this event. The Rent Strike was a tremendous victory in working class struggle, an important part of our heritage, an event we can still learn from, and feel proud of all […]

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Spirit of Revolt is an entirely volunteer run archive, but like all archives, it requires funding for the day to day running, things like paper, printer cartridges, pieces of internet equipment, web hosting, etc. and we also need the service of an archivist on a part-time basis. All this needs funding and we are grateful […]

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New forms Of Workers Organisations.

A film produced by City Strolls of a book launch and talk/discussion lead by Immanuel Ness and co-sponsored  by Spirit of Revolt, Clydeside IWW, Glasgow Anarchist Federation and Radical Independent Bookfair. Immanuael Ness is a professor of political science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. He is a labour activist who […]

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Spirit of Revolt Annual Report, 2013-2014.

Spirit of Revolt annual report 2013-2014. Spirit of Revolt is an archive collection of contemporary and historical artefacts relating to working class lives, libertarian socialist and anarchist histories and achievements. It delivers a comprehensive Online Catalogue listed at international standard with itemised images, an Exhibition Programme interpreting the archive and a dedicated Scanning Project.

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