Annual reports, 1966-87 (incomplete); London Town, 1977-86 (incomplete); GLSA News, 1986-7.
Greater London Council Staff Association
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 MSS.192/GLC
- Dates of Creation1966-1987
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description[ not recorded ]
- Direct Link
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The association was founded in 1909 as the London County Council Staff Association. After local government reorganisation in 1965 it became the Greater London Council Staff Association and in 1987 it joined the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union.
Reference: H.A. Clegg, General union in a changing society.Oxford, 1964
Conditions Governing Access
Access : Open.
An authority file exists for this corporate body (GB 152 AAR817).
The main archives of the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union, including the boilermakers' section, remain with the union at its national college. Some records have, however, been transferred to the Working Class Movement Library, Salford : see Working Class Movement Library, Bulletin, no. 2 (1992), pp. 67-92, for a description of these records. Some records of the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers are also held in the London Archive, Department of Politics, Queen Mary & Westfield College, London. The records of numerous textile unions are in the Lancashire Record Office. Other material, including some Blacksmiths' Society records, is held by the Centre.
The Greater London Council Staff Association's papers form part of the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union archive. The initial deposit related to this archive was made in 1978 and accruals are listed under the entry for the General, Municipal, Boilermakers and Allied Trades Union (MSS.192/GMB) .