Communist Party of Great Britain Archive

This resource offers the archive of the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB), covering the period from its formation as a section of the Moscow-based Communist International (Comintern) in 1920 until its dissolution in 1991. Digitised from the original documents in Manchester's People's History Museum, this online archive contains central and local party records, records of miscellaneous non-party organisations, individual deposits and CPGB history materials.


Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the Communist Party of Great Britain Archive website - you'll be prompted to log in to MUSE as necessary.


If you experience any difficulties in using this eresource please call the Library Help Service on extension 27200 or email