Managers' and Overlookers' Society (Yorkshire Managers' and Overlookers' Society before 1921)

Scope and Content

Rules, annual reports and balance sheets, membership and application leaflets.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Managers' and Overlookers' Society was founded in 1912 as the Yorkshire Managers' and Overlookers' Society. It changed its name to the Managers' and Overlookers' Society in 1921. The union was for supervisory craft grades in the wool textile industry. The Society became an autonomous section of the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs (ASTMS) in 1977

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

This collection was transferred to the Centre from the University of Warwick Library's 41 TU collection.

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Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


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