The papers include both minutes, correspondence and publicity files from the Coventry Branch of the Disablement Income Group along with duplicated minutes and circulars from the Disablement Income Group National Executive Council. There are also files of correspondence with Coventry Social Services and other groups and societies and publications issued by DIG and other bodies.
Papers of the Disablement Income Group
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Disablement Income Group (DIG) was founded in 1965 to campaign for economic justice for the disabled and chronic sick.
The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see http://www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).
Conditions Governing Access
Some of the files are closed. Please contact the Centre for further details.
This collection was deposited in the Centre by the Coventry branch of the Disablement Income Group in 1975.
Other Finding Aids
A copy of this collection-level is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom. A more detailed finding aid in paper format is available at the National Register of Archives in London, in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources and in the Centre's searchroom.
An authority record exists for the Disablement Income Group (GB 152 AAR 1968).
Conditions Governing Use
Written permission is required for published direct quotation from the collection.
Further deposits are not expected.