Better Together stall in Bridge of Allan, August 2013

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Better Together campaign stall in Bridge of Allan on 10th August 2013. This picture shows campaigners including Ross Oxburgh (Better Together Stirling organiser), Callum Campbell (Conservative candidate for Clackmannan and Dunblane in the 2011 Scottish Elections) and Dr Richard Simpson (Labour MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife).

Better Together were one of the No campaign groups for the 2014 referendum. The Stirling group launched on the 29th June 2013 in the Tolboth in Stirling.

The Scottish Political Archive is housed at the University of Stirling. The archive is home to the oral interviews, personal papers and associated material from prominent Scottish politicians. For further information about the work of the archive please visit our website www.scottishpoliticalarchive.org.uk

YesStirling campaigning in Bridge of Allan, August 2013

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Yes Scotland stall in Bridge of Allan on 3rd August 2013. This weekend was the Bridge of Allan Highland Games so Yes were campaigning on Saturday and Sunday in the village.

Yes Scotland were one of the Yes campaign groups for the 2014 referendum. The campaign was launched on Friday 25th May 2012 at Cineworld, Fountain Park, Edinburgh.

Image courtesy of Megan Morgan.

The Scottish Political Archive is housed at the University of Stirling. The archive is home to the oral interviews, personal papers and associated material from prominent Scottish politicians. For further information about the work of the archive please visit our website www.scottishpoliticalarchive.org.uk

Willie Rennie, Liz Smith and Anne McGuire at Better Together Stirling launch, June 2013

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Better Together were one of the No campaign groups for the 2014 referendum. The Stirling group launched on the 29th June 2013 in the Tolboth in Stirling.

Anne McGuire has been the Labour Mp for Stirling since 1997. For biographical information about Anne McGuire www.annemcguiremp.org.uk/about/index.php

Willie Rennie is the leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife. www.scottish.parliament.uk/msps/currentmsps/Willie-Rennie…

Elizabeth Smith was the Conservative Party candidate for Perthshire South and Kinross-shire in the 2011 Scottish Elections.

Image courtesy of Better Together Stirling.

The Scottish Political Archive is housed at the University of Stirling. The archive is home to the oral interviews, personal papers and associated material from prominent Scottish politicians. For further information about the work of the archive please visit our website www.scottishpoliticalarchive.org.uk

Yes Scotland Farming Leaflet, July 2013

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Yes Scotland were one of the Yes campaign groups for the 2014 referendum. The campaign was launched on Friday 25th May 2012 at Cineworld, Fountain Park, Edinburgh.

The Scottish Political Archive is housed at the University of Stirling. The archive is home to the oral interviews, personal papers and associated material from prominent Scottish politicians. For further information about the work of the archive please visit our website www.scottishpoliticalarchive.org.uk

Radical Independence Leaflet, June 2013

Accession Number: spa.982.2.1

Radical Independence are group of activists, intellectuals, and representatives from across the progressive movement who united to build an extra-parliamentary conference in support of Scottish independence.

For more information please visit radicalindependence.org

The Scottish Political Archive is housed at the University of Stirling. The archive is home to the oral interviews, personal papers and associated material from prominent Scottish politicians. For further information about the work of the archive please visit our website www.scottishpoliticalarchive.org.uk

March and Rally for Scottish Independence event, July 2013

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March and Rally for Scottish Independence promotional event. This group met in Edinburgh on Monday 15th July 2013 to advertise a march and rally which is to be held on Carlton Hill in Edinburgh on 21st September 2013.

Image courtesy of the March & Rally for Scottish Independence.

The Scottish Political Archive is housed at the University of Stirling. The archive is home to the oral interviews, personal papers and associated material from prominent Scottish politicians. For further information about the work of the archive please visit our website www.scottishpoliticalarchive.org.uk

Better Together leaflet, June 2013

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Better Together were one of the No campaign groups for the 2014 referendum.

The Scottish Political Archive is housed at the University of Stirling. The archive is home to the oral interviews, personal papers and associated material from prominent Scottish politicians. For further information about the work of the archive please visit our website www.scottishpoliticalarchive.org.uk

Kay Matheson



Kay Matheson, originally uploaded by Scottish Political Archive.

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This photograph is dated 14th October 1981 and shows Kay Matheson one of the four students who removed the Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey on Christmas Day, 1950 and briefly repatriated it to Scotland. She stood as a SNP candidate for Ross, Cromarty and Skye at the 1983 general election. For further information www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article11108…

This picture forms part of the Scots Independent donation to the Scottish Political Archive. The Scots Independent is a monthly Nationalist newspaper. The paper was founded in 1926 and is the longest surviving political newspaper in Scotland in the twentieth century. For further information about the Scots Independent please visit their website at www.scotsindependent.org

The Scottish Political Archive is housed at the University of Stirling. The archive is home to the oral interviews, personal papers and associated material from prominent Scottish politicians. For further information about the work of the archive please visit our website www.scottishpoliticalarchive.org.uk

Liberal Democrat Voters for Independence postcard, June 2013

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Liberal Democrat Voters for Independence is a group for current and former Liberal Democrat voters who feel the best option for Scotland is to vote YES to Independence in 2014.

The group state “Liberal Democrats and before them the Liberal Party have been at the forefront of the Home Rule movement. This is a forum where Lib Dem Voters past and present can discuss the idea that Independence in the modern world is the natural conclusion to Home Rule”.

The Scottish Political Archive is housed at the University of Stirling. The archive is home to the oral interviews, personal papers and associated material from prominent Scottish politicians. For further information about the work of the archive please visit our website www.scottishpoliticalarchive.org.uk

STV Road to the Referendum

Tonight was the first showing of STV’s three-part programme on the referendum and it featured photos and leaflets from the Scottish Political archive collection – It’s Scotland’s Oil leaflets and the photos of the glamourous Margo MacDonald.

The programme can be watched here on the STV player – http://player.stv.tv/