Browse Collections (124 total)

'A' Course

In the late spring of 1969 four members of the teaching staff in the Sculpture Department at St. Martins School of Art in London began work on a…

56a Duplicates

A range of newspapers, pamphlets, and magazines have come to us from the 56a duplicates collection, including a set of picket sheets from the Wapping…

Altavista Arkive

Described as 'the bastard daughter of the Public Education System in Mexico' by its current principal, the Altavista Co-Operative Federal High School…

Alternative Practice

This investigated other forms of organisation of architects' offices based around the concept
of cooperative working and shared equity. Several…

Anarchist Ephemera

Anarchist Newspapers

Anti Globalisation Protests and related

Two collections comprising materials from Kevin Biderman and Nicola Kirkham. They include documents, ephemera, and film from the anti-globalisation…

Artists Union

Artists Union Journal Emergency Edition.pdf

As part of the Unionising Workshop held at Flaxman Lodge in June 2004 a collection of materials (newsletters, leaflets, letters etc.) relating to the…

Association of Autonomous Astronauts

Variously seen as a Situationist-inspired prank, an extended metaphor, a form of Exodus and a campaign to redistribute superwealth, the Association of…

Big Flame

Named after a play by Liverpudlian writer, Jim Allen, Big Flame started out in the early 70s as a rank and file newspaper that gradually developed…

Big Flame – Internal Documents

Big Flame Newspaper

Black Struggles

A modest collection of material relating to Black Struggle in the UK includes copies of Race Today and Race & Class which were both offshoots of a…

Bureau of Public Secrets

Camerawork

Campaign Against Racism and Fascism

A voluntary, non-politically aligned collective active in the anti-racist, anti-fascist movement between 1991 and 2003

Chroma Journal

Chroma was an queer literary journal that ran between 2004 and 2010, publishing poetry, prose and visual artwork. It’s content included work by over…

Cinema Action

Cinema Action was among several left-wing film collectives formed in the late sixties. The group started in 1968 by exhibiting in factories a film…

Class War

Committee For Academic Freedom in Africa (CAFA)

Established in the Spring of 1991 by George Caffentzis and Silvia Federici, the Committee for Academic Freedom in Africa consisted of “people teaching…

Contemporary Workers' Struggles

Countering Education

As an educational charity MayDay Rooms is gathering material around experimental forms and countervailing notions of education. This includes material…

Dissenting Ephemera - 2000 - Present

Dissenting Ephemera - Catherine Pozzo di Borgo

A small collection of materials mainly relating to the English situationists, ‘King Mob’, and the LSE occupation in early 1969. The collection…

Dissenting Ephemera - Ed Rosen

10 boxes of materials, spanning from the late 1960s through to the late 1980s. This collection includes rare British Situationist ephemera, including…

Dissenting Ephemera - Hermione Harris

A complete run of Race and Class, along with other pamphlets produced by the Institute of Race Relations, sit alongside six boxes of ephemera, which…

Dissenting Ephemera - Keir Milburn

a box of issues of Solidarity, as well as a number of items from the Swansea section of Solidarity, of which Milburn’s father was a member. The box…

Dissenting Ephemera - Roy Perry

Dissenting Ephemera - Steve Graby

Dissenting Ephemera – Alex Bird

A collection of magazines and pamphlets. These include materials from the 1960s through to the 1990s, and range from communist and anarchist…

Dissenting Ephemera – Crispin Aubrey

A large number of issues of Time Out, Private Eye, and City Limits – publications on which her late husband Crispin Aubrey worked – from the 1960s…

Dissenting Ephemera – Housmans

A large collection of ephemera was donated from the basement of Housmans Bookshop. While this collection remains unsorted at present, it includes a…

Dissenting Ephemera – Maurice Herson

A collection of 1970s ephemera. This includes an extremely rare short run of the Newcastle alternative paper Muther Grumble from 1971-1972, alongside…

Dissenting Ephemera – Seth Wheeler

Seth Wheeler has deposited two boxes of materials. Some of this collection is personal papers regarding social movements during the cycle of struggles…

Dissenting Ephemera – Steve Graby

A collection of radical ephemera, including pamphlets and journals. This collection comprises mainly anarchist materials produced the mid-2000s to the…

Dissenting Ephemera – Tom Woolley

A collection of seven boxes of materials, including a large personal collection of documents relating to the student movement between 1968 and 1970…

Dissenting Ephemera 1970s - Ed Emery's Collection

Dissenting Ephemera 1970s – Miscellaneous

These materials, dubbed ‘dissenting ephemera’, were delivered to Mayday Rooms as a contextual backdrop to the October 2014 reunion of East London Big…

Dissenting Ephemera 1970s – Women's Movement

These materials, dubbed ‘dissenting ephemera’, were delivered to Mayday Rooms as a contextual backdrop to the October 2014 reunion of East London Big…

Dissenting Ephemera 1980-2000

Continuing with the moniker of ‘dissenting ephemera’ coined by East London Big Flame this sizeable collection of independent publications is available…

Dissenting Ephemera LGBTQ+

Dissenting Ephemera- Black Struggle

A modest collection of material relating to Black Struggle in the UK includes copies of Race Today and Race & Class which were both offshoots of a…

Dissenting Ephemera- Peter Maloney

Two boxes of material around radical architecture predominantly from the 1970s. The documents include materials produced by the Architects…

Dockers Charter

One of the longest industrial disputes in working class history, the Liverpool Dockers dispute 1995-98, was a strong indicator that working class…

East London Big Flame

Coming together in East London in 1972 this group of left political activists at odds with the moralism of the prevailing left politics of the time…

Eco Anarchist Collection

Nine boxes of international eco-anarchist journals from the 1990s were donated to the archive by activists who used to run the magazine “Do or Die”.…

Ed Emery Ford Struggles Collection

Thirteen folders of archives of struggles that took place at the Ford Dagenham plant between 1969 and the 1990s. This is one of the most comprehensive…

Education

Many NAM members were engaged in the field of architectural education, either as staff or students, and
pursued new ideas for course content and…

Feminist Group

This developed a feminist agenda within the NAM critique. Alongside feminist consciousness
raising and other feminist political groups, women within…

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