Relevant Library collections
British Cartoon Archive
Thhe British Cartoon Archive holds the national collection of political and social cartoons from British newspapers and magazines. Many are digitised and can be viewed on the archive's website.
The University of Kent's Special Collections include several archives and collections of interest to Politics and International Relations students, including:
- Bernard Weatherhill Papers: the Library holds the papers of the former Speaker of the House of Commons, Lord Weatherill.
- Hewlett Johnson Papers: the papers of the former Dean of Canterbury Cathedral and proponent of Socialism
- Kingsley Wood Archive: press cuttings, from the archive of the Conservative politician
The Special Collections reading room is in Block A, Floor 1 of the Templeman Library, and you can look at material there by appointment. Visit the Special Collections website for more information.