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Warwick University, Modern Records Centre: 1994 Accessions

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  • MSS.21: Miscellaneous Series : political and social ephemera, including some purchased items and material generously presented by Ms C.E. Ferguson, Mr J.D.S. Hall, Professor B. Hamillton, Mr P. Skelsey, Mr R. Stevens, Mr E. Wyatt, Tyne & Wear Archives Service. Topics include : the General Strike in Oxford, demarcation in shipbuilding, working agreements in the building industry, British Union of Fascists, the iron, steel & allied industries in 1879. 1880, 1886; Committee of 100 and other radical ephemera.
  • MSS.39: NATSOPA : Governing Council minutes, 1912-72, Joumal, 1919-75, correspondence files; London Machine Branch and chapel minutes.
  • MSS.39: Society of Graphical & Allied Trades, SOGAT82 an extensive accumulation of records, not yet examined in detail.
  • MSS.63, MSS.84: Professor Richard Hyman : additions to research files and political papers, including Conference of Socialist Economists; International Socialism, 1975-80; Sheffield City Council industrial relations procedures; Coventry Toolroom Agreement.
  • MSS.79: Manufacturing, Science, Finance: an additional deposit has completed runs of journals of several predecessor unions, including The Draughtsman, 1918-62, 64- 76. Also included AESD, Colchester branch minutes, 1928-48, and AScW, Hayes branch minutes, 1942.
  • MSS.90: National Guild of Telephonists: file of late H.D. Hughes as official mediator, NGT and UPW, 1965-7.
  • MSS.91: Oil & Chemical Plant Constructors Association : papers of National Joint Council for the Engineering Construction Industry, 1987-9; and national agreement papers, 1982-8; files re informal negotiation with unions and site agreements, 1960-85.
  • MSS. 121: Lady Allen of Hurtwood : 7 cuttings-albums re her work in landscape gardening, nursery and adventure playground provision; 14 cuttings-albums of Lord Alien re his political activity, 1931-9.
  • MSS.126: Transport & General Workers Union : extensive selection of files, relating to : General Strike, industrial relations in bus industry, especially London Transport, docks, ICI, Ford Motor Co., fisheries; relations with other unions (disputes, negotiations, amalgamations); General Strike; road haulage; J.L. Jones office files as General Secretary.
  • MSS. 175: National Union of Seamen : a selection from a large basement of files, including annual (later biennial) and special general meetings papers, 1911-91; EC minutes, 1959-67; Finance and General Purposes Committee minutes, 1953-68 and other committee papers; outletters of successive senior officials, 1975-85; circulars, 1934, 19389 1946-85; branch minutes, 1947-85; agreements, 1917-79; correspondence with selected companies, 1960s-85; The Seaman, 1912-70.
  • MSS. 181: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament: an additional deposit of Bruce Kents papers as Secretary, 1980-90 : CND policy and publication files, 1988-9; correspondence with the Foreign Office, 1981-5; correspondence with military persons, 1984-5; correspondence about meetings and Walks for Peace, 1986-9.
  • MSS.184: Professor Margaret Stacey: papers from her term of office as lay member of the General Medical Council (1976- 84) and from her research into the membership of the Council which resulted in Regulating British medicine, the General Medical Council (Chichester, 1992).
  • MSS. 192: GMB : Furniture, Timber & Allied Trades Union : Alliance Cabinet Makers Association annual reports, 1872- 83, 1901; incomplete runs of NAFTA, NUFTO and FTATU annual reports, 1902-73, and monthly reports, journals, bulletins, 1915-40, 1948-80; file re NUFTO/Woodcutting Machinists amalgamation, 1971; rules & working agreements. Further additions to Boilermakers and Shipconstructors printed series. Files re British Caledonian Airways staff issues.
  • MSS.200: Confederation of British Industry : Company Affairs directorate papers up to 1983, including Grand Council papers, 1963-83; committee papers, including Presidents Comn-dttee, 1976-83; environmental and technical legislation division papers, 1965-80; education and training division papers, 1969-80.
  • MSS.222: British Clothing Industry Association : labour agreements in the waterproof garment industry, 1937-79.
  • MSS.226X: Motor industry secondary documentation collection including cuttings file on BMW acquisition of Rover, with contributions from the German press kindly made by Dr Christoph Wellen.
  • MSS.232: Society of Civil & Public Servants : papers relating to a commissioned review of its structure, organisation and operation, carried out by Peter Fairbrodier and Bob Fryer, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, 1979-80.
  • MSS.237 Engineering Employers Federation : Circulars, 1940-69; microfilms of correspondence, with index, 1960-71; wages enquiries, 1924-8, 1950-60; enquiries 1950-82 (incomplete); statistical series, 1914-70.
  • MSS.281: Former National Union of Public Employees (now part of UNISON) : papers for EC meetings, c. 1975-82; ambulance service material, including last minute book of National Ambulance Staffs Association; Standing Commission on Pay Comparability cases; 1978 pay claim, 1979 strike; press releases, posters & publications.
  • MSS.328 National Cycle Archive : records of Cyclists Touring Club, including Finance and Rights & Privileges committees minutes, legal documentation. Collected material includes : lecture notes of N. Whall (Hodites) re inter-war Continental cycle touring; papers and collection of Alex Josey, former editor of Cycling Weekly, which include the contents of a scrapbook relating to the Essex Cycling Union Ltd.; printed and original material re clubs, events, makers and accessories.
  • MSS.334 Tom Mann, labour leader : several hundred letters to Mann and from Mann and others to his wife, Elsie, 1906- 49; diaries and notebooks; compilation albums; pamphlets and ephemera, photographs and press-cuttings.
  • MSS.335 Operational Research Society and Operational Research Archive : Society minutes, 1959-79, and publications, annual accounts and some subject files. Papers of Professor Steve Cook, including from his work at Richard Momas and Baldwin. BEA and BOAC Methods Services, O&M and OR reports, c.1951-74; selected Guest Keen Iron & Steel OR reports; Local Government Operations Resarch Unit reports.
  • MSS.336 Dr A. Femer, IRRU : industrial relations material on Post Office Telecoms and British Rail.
  • MSS.337 Institute of Administrative Management (founded 1915, present title replaced Office Management Association in 1972) : minutes, 1927-84, journals and other publications, some subject files, press-cuttings.
  • MSS.338 Reserved for Rubery Owen Holdings deposit
  • MSS.339 Martin Walker papers research . papers relating to his criminological studies.
  • MSS.340 John I. Goddard, management consultant extensive documentation of his career, including work study reports and case studies of relatively early computer applications.
  • MSS.341 T. Lewis : Notes on Militant meetings, conferences, and seminars; as well as pamphlets, newsheets and flysheets, 1970s-80s. British Perspectives, 1974-81, Bulletin, 1975-81. International Bulletin and World Perspectives, as well as Perspectives on individual countries. Labour Party publications, including Labour Party Young Socialist publications.
  • MSS.343 Dr James Hinton : papers deriving from his activity in CND at national, regional and local level, 1980s, including as convenor of the Pubfic Infonnation Campaign Group and chair of W. Midlands CND.
  • MSS.344 Joe Steele, Coventry shop steward : small group. of his papers relating to the 2nd World War period in the Coventry aircraft industry.
  • MSS.345 George LaGrue 5 notebooks recording his wages as a carpenter and rest-centre caretaker, 1915-32. 1941-52; misc. personalia.
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