Máirtín Ó Catháin Collection.

Reference Code

GB243 T/SOR/38

Title

Máirtín Ó Catháin Collection

Dates of Creation

1994 – 2011

Extent

16 digital documents

Name of Creators

Máirtín Ó Catháin

Level of Description

Fonds

Administrative History

Máirtín Ó Catháin is an anarchist and historian who works in the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. He was born in Glasgow in 1970 and lived in Halfway, Cambuslang and then Irvine and Newmilns in Ayrshire before moving to Derry City in the North of Ireland to study Irish History and Politics. He specialises in the history of the Irish in Scotland and various aspects of Irish labour history and has also done some work on anarchism in Glasgow and Belfast. He has been a member of a few anarchist groups over the years but has mostly been aligned with Organise! in Belfast.

Scope and Content

Scans of material relating to: the Glasgow Anarchist Group, including correspondence with Robert Lynn; the Scottish Federation of Anarchists and Frank Leech.

System of Arrangement

The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received.

Custodial History

Material collected by Máirtín Ó Catháin.

.Immediate Source of Acquisition

  1. Máirtín Ó Catháin

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 archivist.

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 Paula Larkin (Project Archivist) September 2018.

1

Glasgow Anarchist Group

1

Official Preamble:-

FOR A SOCIALISM THAT LIBERATES! Read on line,   PDF and other downloads.

c1994

2

Aims and Principles.  Read on line,   PDF and other downloads.

05/12/94

3

Celebration of Anarchism, Glasgow – 1996

Programme & Information brochure for: A ‘Summer School’ of debate and discussion, with relevance to a changing world.  Read on line,   PDF and other downloads.

24 August 1996

4

Correspondence

Two letters from Robert Lynn regarding the Aims and Principles of the Glasgow Anarchist Group and the ‘Summer School ‘ event.  Read on line,   PDF and other downloads.

1995-1996

2

Scottish Federation of Anarchists

1976-1979

1

Dundee Class War

Proposed aims and principles for Scottish Federation of Anarchists.  Read on line,   PDF and other downloads.

n.d

2

Mailout.  Read on line,   PDF and other downloads.

1994

3

Newsletter.   Read on line,   PDF and other downloads.

September 1994

4

Scottish Anarchist

Issues: No.1, September 1994 and February 1995.  Read on line,   PDF and other downloads.

1994-1995

3

Frank Leech

Frank Leech was a prominent Anarchist in Glasgow (1900 – 1953) this is a letter from his nephew also called Frank Leech.  Read on line,   PDF and other downloads.

5 April 2011