John King Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers re industrial relations at Heathrow Airport and Liberal politics, 1957-83; some miscellaneous ephemera.

Administrative / Biographical History

John King was born in 1945. From 1963-8 he worked for British Rail, and was active in the Transport Salaried Staffs' Association. He joined British European Airlines in 1969, becoming a member of the Clerical and Administrative Workers' Union (CAWU). He continued to work for British Airways throughout the 1970s, but became less active in trade union activities.

Reference: Accessions file for MSS.163.

Conditions Governing Access

Access : British Airways industrial relations papers are restricted for 30 years; all general ephemera is open.

Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for John King (GB 152 AAR0954).

Custodial History

The collection was deposited with the Centre in 1977.


  • July 1984, British Airways industrial relations and political ephemera.

Personal Names