Stevie Gallagher Collection.


Reference Code

GB243 T/SOR/45


Stevie Gallagher Collection

Dates of Creation

c.1940 – c.2015


4 archive boxes

Name of Creators

Stevie Gallagher

Level of Description


Administrative History

Stevie Gallagher has been involved in anarchist activity since the late 1970s. He was involved in distributing Paisley Gutter Press, including moving print machines to avoid police raids. He was part of the editorial team of Counter Information and Black Bairn. He was an active participant in the Clydeside Anarchist group and supported the Miners Strike, the Trafalgar Square Defence Campaign which was aligned to the Independent Anti-Poll Tax Federation in Scotland, the Anti-Apartheid and Anti-Nuclear campaigns as well as others. He is pro many things but that list is even longer.

Scope and Content

This collection contains an extensive range of anarchist and feminist literature covering topics such as: class; race; gender; American social movements; Prison Industrial Complex; Academic Industrial Complex; Animal Rights; Militarised States and more. It also includes: correspondence; flyers; leaflets; zines; serials; magazines; CD’s and miscellaneous anarchist ephemera.

System of Arrangement

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

Custodial History

Collected and held by Stevie Gallagher.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Stevie Gallagher

Appraisal, Destruction, Scheduling

Appraised according to the Spirit of Revolt appraisal policy.


Further accruals expected.

Access Conditions


Copyright Reproduction

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

Existence of Copies

Most of the books in the collection are still in print and available to purchase.

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) in January 2023.