Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs Collection

Reference Code

GB243 T/SOR/23


Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs

Dates of Creation

1983 – 2000


1 archive box


Name of Creators

J. W.

Level of Description


 Administrative History

Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs were active in the Renfrewshire area from 1981. The group were affiliated to the national Hunt Saboteurs Association and engaged in non-violent direct action against hunting in Renfrewshire.

Scope and Content

The collection includes administrative papers, including minutes; serials; news cuttings; leaflets and pamphlets.

 System of Arrangement

Items are arranged according to their original order where possible.

 Custodial History

The material was produced, collected and held by Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

J. W.

Appraisal, Destruction, Scheduling

Appraised according to the Spirit of Revolt appraisal policy.


Further accruals are expected.

 Access Conditions


 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), May 2013.


1 Administrative papers
1 Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs notepad containing minutes; notes about finances and events. Read on line and other options.
2 Folder of mintutes and other administrative papers including documents relating to tactics, times and dates of hunts, correspondence, news cuttings, and contact lists. Read on line and other options.
3 Hunt Saboteurs Association Tactics Booklet 1985
4 Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs Association Advice for New Hunt Saboteurs. n.d.
5 Document containing list of foxhunting terms. n.d.
6 Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs introduction to foxhunting n.d.
7 Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs Renfrewshire Report 1986-1987
8 Note from the chairman of the Eglinton Hunt regarding hunt saboteurs. n.d.
2 Serials
1 Wild Times: Protecting Scotland’s Wildlife. Newsletter of Scottish Action Against Bloodsports.
1 Issue 1 1992
2 Issue 2 1993
3 Issue 3 1993
2 Scottish H.S.A. Newsheet n.d.
3 HOWL: Magazine of the Hunt Saboteurs Association
1 No. 43. 1990
2 No. 45. 1990
3 No. 52. 1993
4 No. 54. 1994
5 No. 69. 2000
3 News cuttings
1 Picture of Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs activists in the Scotland on Sunday. 1990-01-21
2 Strathclyde Telegraph containing article about the death of hunt saboteur Mike Hill during a protest against the Cheshire Beagles Hunt. 1992-03-10
3 Article in The Scotsman about the rescue of a fox by Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs. 1992-01-13
4 Leaflets and pamphletsIncludes pamphlets and leaflets from the Hunt Saboteurs Association; the RSPCA; Clydeside Hunt Saboteurs. n.d.


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