Annual reports and accounts, 1963-1969; minutes and papers, including those of General Meetings, the General Purposes Committee, and Education and Training Committee meetings, of working parties, and of publication boards, 1953-1971. Evidence to Committees of Inquiry, 1961-1969.
Standing Conference of Organisations of Social Workers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 SCW
- Dates of Creation1953-1971
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description6 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Standing Conference of Organisations of Social Workers was established in 1962 to help bring about a unified national organisation. It led to the establishment of the British Association of Social Workers in 1970.
Reference: R.W. Stacey and A.T. Collis, Catalogue and guide to the archives of the predecessor organisations, 1890-1970. Birmingham : British Association of Social Workers, 1987. R.W. Stacey and A.T. Collis, British Association of Social Workers. Supplementary Catalogue to the Catalogue and guide to the archives of the predecessor organisations, 1890-1970. Birmingham : British Association of Social Workers, 1988.
The archives of BASW's predecessors were listed before their deposit in the Centre. A published catalogue is available for purchase. The archives of the different organisations are distinguished by different initials.
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
This collection was deposited in the Centre by the British Association of Social Workers, 17 July 1997. BASW deposited its own archives in the Centre in 2003.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/SCW
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are not expected.