National Poor Law Officers' Association

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Various series of minutes, 1888-1929.

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Poor Law Officers' Association was founded in 1885. In 1930 it merged with the National and Local Government Officers' Association.

Reference: Alec Spoor, White-collar union : sixty years of NALGO.London, 1967 ; G. Newman, Path to maturity. NALGO, 1965-80.London, 1982.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : Open.

Archivist's Note

The National Poor Law Officers' Association's records form part of the archive of the National and Local Government Officers' Association. Related material is listed under the entry for the National and Local Government Officers' Association (MSS.20/NAL).

An authority file exists for this corporate body (GB 152 AAR1161).

Custodial History

The initial deposit of records relating to the National and Local Government Officers' Association and predecessors was made in January 1974. A full list of accruals can be found under the entry for the National and Local Government Officers' Association (MSS.20/NAL).