Conservative Party Archive: Youth Organisations

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Junior Imperial League, Central Council, Executive and Finance Committee Minutes, 1905-1944
Junior Imperial League Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agendas, 1921-1939
Junior Imperial League Press Cuttings and Photographs, 1921-1946
Junior Imperial League Policy and Re-organisation, 1937-1944
Junior Imperial League General Administration, c.1920-1944
Junior Imperial League Finances, 1937-1946
Young Britons - Inter-War, 1931-1939
Young Britons - Post-War, 1950-1965
[Vacant]
[Vacant]
[Vacant]
[Vacant]
[Vacant]
Young Conservatives - Policy Reports, 1961-1968
Young Conservatives - Policy and Organisation, 1962-1967
Young Conservatives - National Conferences, 1950-1995
Young Conservatives - Miscellaneous Publicity, 1948-1995
Young Conservatives - magazine, 1963-1968
Young Conservatives - National Advisory Committee, 1954-1985
Young Conservatives - Membership and Recruitment, 1952-1967
Young Conservatives - External Relations, 1953-1967
Young Conservatives - Publications, c.1950-1967
Young Conservatives - Policy Organisation reports, 1965-1966
Young Conservatives - Council for London, 1946-1964
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Inter-University correspondence, 1952-1970
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - London Univeristy Conservative Association (LUCA), 1952-1969
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Annual Reports, 1949-1970
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Constitutions, University Associations, 1966-1968
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Change of Officers, Universities, 1951-1970
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Publicity, 1954-1968
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Relations with National Union, 1951-1969


Youth Organisations, 1905-1995

Abstract:
Papers of the Junior Imperial League, Young Britons, Young Conservatives and Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations, 1905-c.1970.

Shelfmarks: CCO 506/1-31

Extent: 252 shelfmarks

Organisational History

The Junior Imperial and Constitutional League was formed in 1906. Its objectives were: to create a practical interest in political work and organisation among the youth by organising Junior Associations in each Parliamentary Division and throughout the Empire, to co-operate with existing Conservative and Unionist Associations in advancing the cause of Imperial unity, to uphold constitutional principles, and to further the Conservative and Unionist cause.

The Young Britons Organisation was formed in 1925 as the juvenile branch of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations. The organisation was closed down during the Second World War and was reformed in 1948. It catered for the 6-16 age group, recruiting both boys and girls.

Restrictions on Access

General access conditions apply to this material.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library, Conservative Party Archive [followed by shelfmark, e.g. CCO 506/1/1].

Corporate names (NCA Rules)

Federation of Conservative Students
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations
Junior Imperial and Constitutional League
National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations | Young Britons
Young Conservative and Unionist Organisation

Subjects (LCSH)

Youth -- Political activity



Junior Imperial League, Central Council, Executive and Finance Committee Minutes, 1905-1944

CCO 506/1/1 Minutes Nov. 1905-Feb. 1912
CCO 506/1/2 Minutes Mar. 1912-Mar. 1922
CCO 506/1/3 Minutes Mar. 1922-Nov. 1928
CCO 506/1/4 Minutes Jan. 1929-Dec. 1934
CCO 506/1/5 Minutes Jan. 1935-May 1939
CCO 506/1/6 Minutes Apr. 1939-June 1944
CCO 506/1/7 Loose items removed from minute books 1-6 1905-1944




Junior Imperial League Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agendas, 1921-1939

CCO 506/2/1 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1921
CCO 506/2/2 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1922
[CCO 506/2/3] [Vacant]
CCO 506/2/4 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1924
CCO 506/2/5 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1925
CCO 506/2/6 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1926
CCO 506/2/7 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1927
CCO 506/2/8 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1928
CCO 506/2/9 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1929-30
CCO 506/2/10 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1930-1
CCO 506/2/11 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1931-2
CCO 506/2/12 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1932-3
CCO 506/2/13 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1933-4
CCO 506/2/14 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1934-5
CCO 506/2/15 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1935-6
CCO 506/2/16 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1936
CCO 506/2/17 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1937-8
CCO 506/2/18 Annual Reports and Annual General Meeting Agenda 1938-9




Junior Imperial League Press Cuttings and Photographs, 1921-1946

CCO 506/3/1 Photograph album 1921-7
CCO 506/3/2 Miscellaneous press photographs of Junior Imperial League activities 1928-6
CCO 506/3/3 Press cuttings 1928-46
CCO 506/3/4 An IMP badge (given by AB Cooke Esq.) n.d.
CCO 506/3/5 Young Britons badge n.d.




Junior Imperial League Policy and Re-organisation, 1937-1944

CCO 506/4/1 Frazer Committee on the Junior Imperial League - papers relating to 1937
CCO 506/4/2 Frazer Committee - report 1937
CCO 506/4/3 Joint Committee meetings of Junior Imperial League and Central Office representatives - minutes 1938
CCO 506/4/4 Correspondence with Lord Dunglass on the future of the Junior Imperial League 1942-3
CCO 506/4/5 Correspondence regarding formation of Junior organisation committee (Palmer Committee) 1943
CCO 506/4/6 Palmer Committee - correspondence of AG Mitchell regarding formation of committee 1943
CCO 506/4/7 Palmer Committee - correspondence with Area Agents 1943
CCO 506/4/8 Palmer Committee - minutes and evidence presented to 1943
CCO 506/4/9 Palmer Committee - draft report 1943
CCO 506/4/10 Palmer Committee - final report 1944
CCO 506/4/11 Palmer Committee - correspondence and papers following publication 1944
CCO 506/4/12 Branch membership figures 1939




Junior Imperial League General Administration, c.1920-1944

CCO 506/5/1 Rule book for Junior Imperial League c.1920-39
CCO 506/5/2 Handbook for Junior Imperial League Organisers and Workers c.1920-30
CCO 506/5/3 [Chesterfield and Unstone branches - miscellaneous papers - File empty] [1927-8]
CCO 506/5/4 General 1928-44
CCO 506/5/5 Handbook for Junior Imperial League Organisers and Workers c.1930-33
CCO 506/5/6 Hendon branch - miscellaneous papers 1931, 1936
CCO 506/5/7 History of Junior Imperial League 1934
CCO 506/5/8 Junior Imperial League membership and recruiting campaigns 1934-9
CCO 506/5/9 Felbridge branch - minute book 1935-6
CCO 506/5/10 Correspondence relating to Special Service Bars 1937-8




Junior Imperial League Finances, 1937-1946

CCO 506/6/1 Cash book of Junior Imperial League 1937-46
CCO 506/6/2 Correspondence relating to dormant Junior Imperial League bank balances 1938-9
CCO 506/6/3 Balance Sheets and accounts of Junior Imperial League 1938-9
CCO 506/6/4 Bank statements 1939-45




Young Britons - Inter-War, 1931-1939

CCO 506/7/1 Handbook for organisers 1931
CCO 506/7/2 Handbook for organisers 1936
CCO 506/7/3 Explanatory and promotional material; Young Britons and Conservative Party songsheet; constitution and rules 1938-9
CCO 506/7/4 Finances 1937-43
CCO 506/7/5 Manual of Young Britons talks for children n.d.
CCO 506/7/6 Talks sent to 'Linked Young Britons' (children unable to attend meetings due to distance) 1938-9




Young Britons - Post-War, 1950-1965

CCO 506/8/1 Circulars, handbooks for organisers, talks, cards, armband 1952-64
CCO 506/8/2 Administration and reviews of organisation 1950-64
CCO 506/8/3/1 Central Committee minutes May 1954-May 1962
CCO 506/8/3/2 Central Committee minutes May 1962-Dec. 1965
CCO 506/8/3/3 Central Committee attendance book 1954-65
CCO 506/8/4 Papers and minutes of Young Britons Working Group and Lady Davidson's letter of disbandment of Young Britons 1965
CCO 506/8/5 Miscellaneous photographs and press cuttings 1949-63
CCO 506/8/6 Photograph and press cutting album 1959-63
CCO 506/8/7 Young Britons Advisory Committee (Greater London Area) - minute book 1963-5




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Young Conservatives - Policy Reports, 1961-1968

CCO 506/14/1 London - Living Today 1963
CCO 506/14/2 Northern - Society and the Individual n.d.
CCO 506/14/3 North Western - Law, Liberty and Licence 1963
CCO 506/14/4 Yorkshire - State, Status and Stability 1962-3
CCO 506/14/5 East Midlands - The Responsible Democracy 1963
CCO 506/14/6 West Midlands - Society and The Individual 1963
CCO 506/14/7 Eastern - Our Social Environment 1962-3
CCO 506/14/8 Home Counties - Individual Society, the Balance of Freedom 1963
CCO 506/14/9 South Eastern - Society and the Individual 1963
CCO 506/14/10 Wessex - Liberty without Licence 1963
CCO 506/14/11 Western - Society and the Individual 1963
CCO 506/14/12 Western - Rights and Duties 1963
CCO 506/14/13 Western - Call the Magistrate 1968
CCO 506/14/14 Wales - Society and the Sixties 1962-3
CCO 506/14/15 Wales - Britain and Europe 1967-8
CCO 506/14/16 Britain and Europe 1967
CCO 506/14/17 Taxation in the Second Half of theTwentieth Century 1961




Young Conservatives - Policy and Organisation, 1962-1967

CCO 506/15/1 Community Service n.d.
CCO 506/15/2 Housing Survey 1966
CCO 506/15/3 Policy Group Meeting 1964
CCO 506/15/4 Topics for Area Policy Groups 1965-6
CCO 506/15/5 Reconstruction of Britain 1963-4
CCO 506/15/6 Area Young Conservatives - Chairmen and Organisers 1965-7
CCO 506/15/7 National Policy Group Meetings 1962-4




Young Conservatives - National Conferences, 1950-1995

CCO 506/16/1 Supplementary Programme c.1950
CCO 506/16/2 Programme 1961
CCO 506/16/3 Programme 1962
CCO 506/16/4 Programme supplement 1962
[CCO 506/16/5] [Vacant]
CCO 506/16/6 Programme 1964
CCO 506/16/7 Programme supplement 1964
[CCO 506/16/8] [Vacant]
[CCO 506/16/9] [Vacant]
CCO 506/16/10 Programme 1967
CCO 506/16/11 Scottish Young Conservatives: Twenty-first Annual Conference 1968
CCO 506/16/12 Programme 1969
CCO 506/16/13 Programme - 34th Annual Conference, Southport Feb 1994
CCO 506/16/14 Programme - 35th Annual Conference, Southport Feb 1995




Young Conservatives - Miscellaneous Publicity, 1948-1995

CCO 506/17/1 Miss Young Conservative Contest 1964
CCO 506/17/2 History n.d.
CCO 506/17/3 Miscellaneous publicity 1948-65
CCO 506/17/4 Young Conservatives: 1945-1995 (typescript draft) 1995




Young Conservatives - magazine, 1963-1968

CCO 506/18/1 Impact 1964-8
CCO 506/18/2 Editorial Board - minutes 1963-4




Young Conservatives - National Advisory Committee, 1954-1985

CCO 506/19/1 Papers and reports 1954-5
CCO 506/19/2 National Conference 1961
CCO 506/19/3 Minutes June 1954
[CCO 506/19/4] [Young Conservatives Management Committee minutes]

Note: [Vacant]

[1968-76]
CCO 506/19/5 Young Conservatives National Advisory Committee minutes 1946-56
CCO 506/19/6 Young Conservatives National Advisory Committee minutes 1956-68
CCO 506/19/7 Young Conservatives National Advisory Committee minutes 1968-77
CCO 506/19/8 Young Conservatives National Advisory Committee minutes 1977-85




Young Conservatives - Membership and Recruitment, 1952-1967

CCO 506/20/1 Branch and membership totals 1952-3
CCO 506/20/2 Membership campaign 1960-1
CCO 506/20/3 Recruitment film: draft script n.d.
CCO 506/20/4 You and the Party - Recruitment 1959-67




Young Conservatives - External Relations, 1953-1967

CCO 506/21/1 Young Conservatives and the Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations External Relations - minutes 1953-60
CCO 506/21/2 Young Conservatives and the Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations External Relations - annual meeting May 1965
CCO 506/21/3 Young Conservatives and the Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations External Relations - annual meeting June 1967
CCO 506/21/4 JERC - minutes 1965-7
CCO 506/21/5 Young Conservatives and the Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations External Relations - minutes 1960-5
CCO 506/21/6 Young Conservatives and the Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations External Relations - minutes 1965-7




Young Conservatives - Publications, c.1950-1967

CCO 506/22/1 [Scotland: the Political Choice]

Note: File missing

[1967]
CCO 506/22/2 Project '67 Constituency Brief 1967
CCO 506/22/3 Society and the Individual 1962
CCO 506/22/4 A Changing Partnership 1962
CCO 506/22/5 Taxation in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century 1961
CCO 506/22/6 Problems of the Commonwealth 1961
CCO 506/22/7 The Young Idea 1961
CCO 506/22/8 Youth in the 1960's 1960
CCO 506/22/9 Scottish Young Unionists- Eastern Area Booklet c.1950




Young Conservatives - Policy Organisation reports, 1965-1966

CCO 506/23/1 Macleod Report 1966
CCO 506/23/2 Palmer Report 1965




Young Conservatives - Council for London, 1946-1964

CCO 506/24/1 Petty Cash Book 1950-64
CCO 506/24/2 Cash Book 1950-64
CCO 506/24/3 Minute Book 1955-9
CCO 506/24/4 Minute Book 1959-64
CCO 506/24/5 Minute Book 1946-55




Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Inter-University correspondence, 1952-1970

CCO 506/25/1 University of Aberdeen 1958-69
CCO 506/25/2 Ashton University 1965-8
CCO 506/25/3 Bath Univeristy 1965-8
CCO 506/25/4 Univeristy of Birmingham 1958-69
CCO 506/25/5 Bishop Otter College 1966-8
CCO 506/25/6 Bournemouth Colleges 1966-70
CCO 506/25/7 University of Bradford 1965-8
CCO 506/25/8 University of Bristol 1962-9
CCO 506/25/9 Cambridge University 1964-8
CCO 506/25/10 City University, London 1966-9
CCO 506/25/11 Constantine College of Technology 1966-8
CCO 506/25/12 De La Salle Collge of Education 1965-8
CCO 506/25/13 Dudley College of Education 1967-9
CCO 506/25/14 Dundee University 1958-69
CCO 506/25/15 Durham Univeristy 1964-9
CCO 506/25/16 University of East Anglia 1963-8
CCO 506/25/17 Edinburgh University 1957-68
CCO 506/25/18 University of Essex 1964-70
CCO 506/25/19 Exeter Univeristy 1960-9
CCO 506/25/20 University of Glasgow 1958-69
CCO 506/25/21 Heriot-Watt Univeristy 1965-8
CCO 506/25/22 Hull College of Education 1964-8
CCO 506/25/23 Univeristy of Hull 1958-9
CCO 506/25/24 University of Keele 1958-69
CCO 506/25/25 University of Kent 1964-9
CCO 506/25/26 Lancaster University 1964-8
CCO 506/25/27 Lancaster College of Technology 1967-70
CCO 506/25/28 Leeds University 1964-9
CCO 506/25/29 University of Leciester 1959-69
CCO 506/25/30 Liverpool University n.d.
CCO 506/25/31 Loughborough Univeristy 1958-69
CCO 506/25/32 University of Manchester 1965-70
CCO 506/25/33 Institued of Science and Technology 1965-7
CCO 506/25/34 Matlock College of Education 1964-7
CCO 506/25/35 Newcastle University 1965-8
CCO 506/25/36 Newland Park College 1964-8
CCO 506/25/37 Nottingham University 1958-70
CCO 506/25/38 Oxford University Blue Ribbon Club 1952-66
CCO 506/25/39 Oxford University Conservative Association

Related Material: Please note that the bulk of the OUCA is held at Oxford City Archive.

1966-9
CCO 506/25/40 Oxford University Westminster College 1953-68
CCO 506/25/41 Portsmouth Polytechnic 1966-9
CCO 506/25/42 Queen's University of Belfast 1958-68
CCO 506/25/43 Reading University 1957-69
CCO 506/25/44 Regen Street Polytechnic 1960
CCO 506/25/45 St. Andrew's University 1958-68
CCO 506/25/46 St. David's College 1958-69
CCO 506/25/47 University of Salford 1965-9
CCO 506/25/48 University of Sheffield 1958-69
CCO 506/25/49 Southampton University 1958-68
CCO 506/25/50 Strathclyde University (previously Royal College of Science and Technology and Scottish College of Commerce) 1959-64
CCO 506/25/51 University of Surrey (previously Battersea Polytechnic) 1956-68
CCO 506/25/52 University of Sussex 1962-9
CCO 506/25/53 Trinity College, Dublin 1959-68
CCO 506/25/54 University of Wales, Abersystwyth 1958-68
CCO 506/25/55 University of Wales, Bangor 1958-68
CCO 506/25/56 University of Wales, Cardiff n.d.
CCO 506/25/57 University of Wales, Swansea 1965-9
CCO 506/25/58 Institued of Science and Technology 1967-9
CCO 506/25/59 University of Warwick 1965-8
CCO 506/25/60 University of York 1963-7




Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - London Univeristy Conservative Association (LUCA), 1952-1969

CCO 506/26/1 General correspondence with LUCA - Bedford College 1952-63
CCO 506/26/2 General correspondence with LUCA - Birbeck College 1957-63
CCO 506/26/3 General correspondence with LUCA - Godlsmith's College 1962-5
CCO 506/26/4 General correspondence with LUCA - Kings' College 1963-7
CCO 506/26/5 General correspondence with LUCA - Law Students Association 1968-9
CCO 506/26/6 General correspondence with LUCA - London School of Economics 1962-6
CCO 506/26/7 General correspondence with LUCA - Queen Mary College 1953-66
CCO 506/26/8 General correspondence with LUCA - Royal Holloway College 1954-63
CCO 506/26/9 General correspondence with LUCA - College of St. Mark and St. John 1952-63
CCO 506/26/10 General correspondence with LUCA - University College 1962-5
CCO 506/26/11 General correspondence with LUCA - Westfield College 1954-64
CCO 506/26/12 Finance and related corresondence with LUCA 1952-5
CCO 506/26/13 Finance and related corresondence with LUCA 1956-63
CCO 506/26/14 Finance and related corresondence with LUCA 1964, 1967
CCO 506/26/15 LUCA officers 1954-7, 1959-66
CCO 506/26/16 Executive and General Councils - minutes and agendas 1965-8
CCO 506/26/17 Organisational correspondence 1966
CCO 506/26/18 Organisational correspondence 1967
CCO 506/26/19 Organisational correspondence 1968
CCO 506/26/20 Annual Dinners (menus, arrangements, and correspondence) 1962-8
CCO 506/26/21 Annual Rally (publicity and arrangements) 1964-6
CCO 506/26/22 Commonwealth Committee (general correspondence, publicity, minutes, reports, address lists) 1965-8
CCO 506/26/23 Constitution 1959-67
CCO 506/26/24 Correspondence on constitution and election of officers 1959




Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Annual Reports, 1949-1970

CCO 506/27/1 Annual Reports - general 1949-50, 1966-7
CCO 506/27/2 Annual Reports - Universities 1966
CCO 506/27/3 Annual Reports - Universities 1967-8
CCO 506/27/4 University Speakers 1958-9, 1966-7
CCO 506/27/5 University Membership 1958-9, 1966-7
CCO 506/27/6 Officers and General Purposes Committee 1969-70




Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Constitutions, University Associations, 1966-1968

CCO 506/28/1 Constitutions in effect in 1966 1966
CCO 506/28/2 Constitutions in effect in 1968 1968
CCO 506/28/3 Officers and General Purposes Committee n.d.




Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Change of Officers, Universities, 1951-1970

CCO 506/29/1 Change of officers 1951, 1953, 1961
CCO 506/29/2 Change of officers 1962
CCO 506/29/3 Change of officers 1963
CCO 506/29/4 Change of officers 1964
CCO 506/29/5 Change of officers 1965
CCO 506/29/6 Change of officers 1966
CCO 506/29/7 Change of officers 1967
CCO 506/29/8 Change of officers 1968
CCO 506/29/9 Change of officers 1969-70




Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Publicity, 1954-1968

CCO 506/30/1 Programmes and membership cards 1954, 1960
CCO 506/30/2 Programmes 1960-8
CCO 506/30/3 Handbills 1958-66
CCO 506/30/4 Handbills n.d.
CCO 506/30/5 Distribution of materials to Universities and Colleges 1966-8




Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations (FUCUA)/ Federation of Conservative Students (FCS) - Relations with National Union, 1951-1969

CCO 506/31/1 Reports to National Union 1951-69
CCO 506/31/2 Resolutions sent to National Union 1952-68



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