Research papers of Dr John Fisher relating to docks reorganisation at Southampton and elsewhere

Scope and Content

This collections contains: minutes of Southampton Local Modernisation Committee/Joint Modernisation Working Party, 1954-1971; periodical and other publications, 1966-1974, including those of socialist and rank and file groups; various records concerning the docks industry, 1959-1975.

Administrative / Biographical History

At the time the papers were deposited, Dr Fisher was a lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of Surrey. The subject of his PhD research was the reorganisation of docks, 1954-1974.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Dr Fisher deposited these records in the Modern Records Centre in October 1988.

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