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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to Labour Movement


Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • National Association of Local Government Officers (NALGO), Dudley: minutes 1928-1961 (D33)

East Kent Archives Centre

  • National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers, East Kent Area: minutes for branches at Betteshanger, Snowdown and Tilmanstone 1937-90 (EK/CH22)

Essex Record Office

  • National Union of Agricultural and Allied Workers, Cornish Hall End branch: records 1879-1895 (D/DU 2466)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Buckley and Mold Trades Union Council: records incl minutes and accounts 1918-96 (AN4168)
  • Transport and General Workers Union, Greenfield branch: minutes 1956-85 (AN4135)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Transport and General Workers Union, Friction Dynamics branch, Caernarfon: records rel to strike at Friction Dynamics 2001-04 (XD120)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Great Harwood Trades and Labour Council: minute books 1958-2002 (LAB 3)
  • National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers, Preston No 1 branch: minute book 2001-2007 (DDX 2129)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Association of Clerical, Technical and Supervisory Staff, legal workers branch: minutes, corresp and membership books 1978-1993 (B08/159)

Northumberland Collections Service

  • National Union of Mineworkers, Sleekburn Colliery branch: minutes 1950-1971 (NRO 07563)
  • National Union of Mineworkers, Northumberland area: corresp from striking miners re assistance payments 1984-85 (NRO 07524)
  • National Union of Mineworkers, Northumberland area, Ashington branch: corresp, photographs 1900-1980 (NRO 07556)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Mansfield and District Trades Council: minutes, accounts, attendance registers, year books, programmes, pamphlets, papers rel to industrial tribunals and log book of the General Strike Committee 1908-1993 (7346)
  • Postal and Telegraph Clerks' Association, Nottingham branch: records rel to an enquiry into the alleged poor treatment of officials of the Association and the Postmen's Federation by the Nottingham Postmaster Mr Telford 1916 (7316)
  • Workers Educational Association, Hucknall branch: minutes 20th-21th cent (7451)

Rotherham Archives and Local Studies

  • Iron and Steel Trades Confederation, Parkgate (Rotherham) branch: minutes, steward's collecting book, corresp and membership list 1932-1937 (726-G)

Sheffield Archives

  • National Association of Teachers of Home Economics and Technology, Sheffield and District branch: signed minutes and financial records 1933-1997 (X195)
  • South Yorkshire Police: records rel to mineworkers dispute, incl complaints files and records rel to Orgreave mass picket 1984-1985 (SYP-MD)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Amalgamated Society of Boilermakers, Shipwrights, Blacksmiths and Structural Workers, Southampton branch: minutes, accounts and corresp c1920-69

Surrey History Centre

  • Workers Educational Association, Guildford branch: minutes and papers 1984-2008 (8314)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Hyde Independent Labour Club: letter book, member declaration book 1945-1953 (3477)
  • National Union of Teachers, Tameside branch: additional minute books 1971-2004 (3463)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Grenville Neilson of Swansea: papers rel to his work as Assistant City Treasurer and editor of NALGO branch newsletter, with papers of his daughter Janet incl slides of the Gower c1910-2005 (D/D Z 316)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Card Setting Machine Tenters Society: additional records, incl minutes, contribution books, income/expenditure books , sickness/unemployment benefit registers and membership cards 1873-2008 (WYK1257)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • National Union of Teachers, Worcester City: minutes of general meetings, executive committee and other meetings 1903-1970 (BA14835)


Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • William Blease, Baron Blease of Cromac, trade union official and politician: papers 1940-2000 (D4439)


Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Elizabeth McGill Clark: material rel to the labour movement in Scotland and working class history c1891-1986 (2007/260a)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Henry Mayers Hyndman, Socialist leader: corresp with Rosalind Travers, his second wife 1913-1921 (COLL MISC 1192)

Swansea University Archives

  • National Union of Mineworkers, South Wales area: correspondence with Lewis Merthyr Lodge, Trehafod, publications of the Bevan Foundation, committee attendance register for Penallta Lodge 1986-9, correspondence relating to Penallta Workingmen's Hall and Institute c1954-2006 (2008/3)
  • National Union of Mineworkers (South Wales Area), Penrhiwceiber Lodge: minutes, corresp, accident claims and pamphlets c1957-83 (2008/4)
  • National Union of Mineworkers, South Wales area, Llanhilleth lodge: additional records with institute records c1905-16 (2008/2)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Rodney Bickerstaffe, trade union leader: UNISON and NALGO papers, speeches, cuttings; Labour Party campaign material c1930-2006 (acc no 657)
  • East London Ropemakers' Union: minutes, corresp, rules, contributions card, strike fund account 1890-1895 (acc no 627)
  • International Transport Workers Federation: records 1900-1999 (acc no 648)
  • Iron and Steel Trades Confederation: records rel to Midland Iron and Steel Wages Board and the Sheet Trade Board 1900-1999 (acc no 647)
  • National Union of Teachers and National Association of Teachers of Further and Higher Education/Association of University Teachers: records 1900-1999 (acc no 639)
  • National Union of Hosiery and Knitwear Workers and the National Union of Knitwear, Footwear and Apparel Trades: district minutes, annual conference reports c1955-1998 (acc no 629)
  • National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers, York Office: papers 1900-1999 (acc no 632)
  • Trades Union Congress: reports 1886-1923 (acc no 641)