Sunday, February 04, 2007

International Association of Labour History Institutions

The International Association of Labour History Institutions (IALHI) brings together archives, libraries, document centres, museums and research institutions specializing in the history and theory of the labour movement from all over the world. It was founded in 1970 by the Arbetarrörelsens Arkiv (Stockholm), the Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (Düsseldorf), the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (Bonn), the Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis (Amsterdam), the Labour Party (London), the Schweizerisches Sozialarchiv (Zürich) and the Trades Union Congress (London), among others.

IALHI aims at:

* Fostering closer co-operation between its members.
* Interlending wherever possible.
* Encouraging the interchange of publications and duplicates.
* Initiating and sponsoring publications such as bibliographies, holding lists and surveys falling within its field of interest.

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